Cleat Hitch
Square Knot
Figure-8 Knot
Clove Hitch
Bowline 1
Bowline 2
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Basic Knots — The Clove Hitch    
Use: Tying line to any round piling or post, but not for heavy pulling. Good for temporary moorings.

Step 1: Form an underhand loop and drop over post.
Step 2: Form second underhand loop just like the first, and drop over post also.

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