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Bale sling hitch

Bale sling hitch
Category hitch
Related Lark's head
Releasing Non-jamming
Typical use Hoisting or lowering objects
ABoK #2168, #1694, #2163


The Bale sling hitch is used to refer to a type of knot where a lark's head is used for hoisting or lowering objects.

References

  • The Ashley Book of Knots discusses this knot in the entry for drawing #2168, a similar knot is discussed in the entries for drawings #1694 and #2163


 
diagram on how to tie this knot.