Two Half Hitches


  • Useful for attaching a mooring line to a dock post or ring, secures a line to trees.


  • used for tieing a rope with a right-angle pull to a pole or ring.
  • It should be constant under load. (Not under constant load).
  • It does not jam.


  • If the object you tye it on has a small diameter it is better to use the "Round Turn with Two Half Hitches". This is the same knot but with an extra turn round the object.