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Figure-of-Eight Hitch

This hitch can be tied very quickly and is easy to untie. However it is not very secure.

How to tie a Figure-of-Eight Hitch

(A) Take the working end (black end) around the ring and lay it across the long standing
part. (B)

(C) Now change direction and take the working end back under the standing part.

(D) Pass the working end up over the hitch and through the top of the knot as shown.

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