Knot of the Month – September 2017

All scouts should know how to correctly tie the Taut Line Hitch for the month of September


Knot tying instructions:

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  1. Make a turn around a post or other object several feet from the free end.
  2. Coil the free end twice around the standing line working back toward the post.
  3. Make one additional coil around the standing line on the outside of the coils just made.
  4. Tighten the knot and slide it on the standing line to adjust tension.

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