The Knotting Dictionary of Kännet
   
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Knots:
Reefknot
Fisherman's Knot
Water Knot
Sheetbend
Lark's head
Round Turn
Timber Hitch
Fisherman's loop
Bowline
Prussick
Clove Hitch
Sheepshank
Jug Sling Hitch
Whipping
Round hitch
Slippery round hitch
Pile Hitch
Two Half Hitches
Buntline Hitch
Monkey's fist
Diamond knot
Simple Simon Over
Double Simon
Simple Simon Under
Vice Versa


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Two Half Hitches

Two Half Hitches
It is often used to tie boats to pilings. It can be used for many other things as well. For Example you can use it to secure the ends of the rope used to tie things to the top rack on your van.
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Other Languages (Hide)
Alaska Native (Aleut): udga-lix
Bahasa Malaysia:
Chinese:
Czech: "lodni uvaz" or "lodkovy uvaz"
Danish: Dobbelt halvstik om egen part
Dutch: werpankersteek
English: Two Half Hitches
Finnish:
French:
German:
Hebrew:
Hungarian:
Italian:
Japanese: Futa musubi
Norwegian:
Polish:
Portuguese:
Slovene:
Spanish:
Swedish: Dubbelt halvslag runt egen part
Swiss german:
Turkish:

If you know the name of this knot in another language, please send me a mail and tell me which language, what knot and the name of the knot in that language.

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The Ashley Book of Knots
The Marlinspike Sailor
Knot Tying: Advanced Knotting (CDROM)

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