Let’s see how to make a decent ring hitch knot!
I have had trouble with my larks head knots coming undone a few times. It is frustrating and I want my ring hitch knot to stay put in one piece. As the larks head was not working, I remembered a video from David Hopper, who demonstrated how to make what he calls a reinforced hitch. This knot is a welcome addition to my own arsenal of knots and you can be sure I will be using it in my future projects.
The knot can also be found under the ring hitch section of the ABOK under the number 1863. There are other ring hitch knots worth looking at in that section as well, but this one is the simplest to tie.
How to make an advanced ring hitch knot
Although I find the second type of ring hitch knot, presented in this article to be superior, I do not find it hard to do at all. This is how it is made:
Not hard at all, huh?
If you would prefer video, David Hopper made one that is easy to follow:
I hope this helps, see you next time!