Knots/Hitch knots/Pipe hitch

Pipe hitch
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Use: The pipe hitch is used for hoisting tubular objects (such as pipes).

How to tie:


  1. Make four or five turns around the pipe with the rope.
  2. Bring the running end back to the standing part.
  3. Tie two half-hitches around the standing part.
Pipe hitch, method 2
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Use: This is another knot that is called the "pipe hitch".

How to tie:


  1. Form a bight in the rope.
  2. Wind it around four or five times.
  3. Put the standing end through the end of the bight.