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How To Tie the Anchor Bend Video Instructions
How To Tie the Anchor Bend Picture Instructions
Step 1: Get your rope and the thing you want to hitch to, or a ring.
Step 2: Put the working end through the ring or around the thing you are hitching around clockwise.
Step 3: Form a round turn by going around the ring or thing you are hitching around in the same direction.
Step 4: Take the working end over the top of the standing part
Step 5: Go through the two parallel lines that are wrapped the ring or thing you’re hitching around.
Step 6: Tie off the anchor bend with a half hitch on the standing part