half-hitch


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half-hitch

n
(Knots) a knot made by passing the end of a piece of rope around itself and through the loop thus made
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Before pulling the loop tight, pass the needle and thread through the loop to create a half-hitch.
To pull a calf, first, make sure it is in the proper position, then attach pulling chains to his legs using a half-hitch (one loop above the fetlock joint and the other around the pastern above the hoof).
Knot Tying Procedure: The free ends of suture were tied with a three and half-hitch knot (Fisherman knot) and advanced down the cannula with the Shoulder Knot Pusher.
All knots were tied with a sliding double half-hitch, followed by alternating simple half-hitches for a total of five throws.
Frank Bradley, a 14-year-old Sea Scout from the 1st Tyne Troop, of Foster Street, Walker, secured the line with half-hitch knots.