How to tie the Girth Hitch Knot. The Girth Hitch is a knot commonly tied with a sling of webbing, although rope can also be used. Other names for this knot are the Strap Knot and Bale Sling Hitch. It is used to attach a sling or a loop made of webbing to a harness, or rope.
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Girth Hitch Knot Tying Instructions
- Place sling behind object (rope or post) to which it is to be attached.
- Wrap right side loop over object and feed left side loop through the right side loop. Note: either loop can be fed through either loop.
- Pull remaining loop away from object to tighten.