|Names||Shear lashing, Sheer lashing|
|Releasing||begin by undoing a clove hitch. Next unfrap  the lashing. Next unwrap the rope. Finally, undo the other clove hitch.|
|Typical use||Tying spars or poles together when they must subsequently be swung apart slightly in a scissors motion (shear legs). Shear lashings may also be used in place of round lashings to join spars of unequal thickness in a straight line.|
Tying: To tie a shear lashing, begin with a clove hitch around one spar. Then wrap the free end of the rope around both spars about seven or eight times. Make about three fraps around the lashing, and end up with a clove hitch on the second spar.