An ancient hitch, easy and reliable, actively used by sailors. This knot is good for attaching the rope to a post or a log. Keep in mind that thе half hitches of a correctly tied knot resemble a Clove Hitch, not a Cow Hitch. For additional security pull the knot tight before seizing. ABoK #1710

Step 1: Pass the tail around the post from behind.

Step 2: Pass over the standing part, then under it and through the loop to make a half hitch.

Step 3: Make another half hitch the same way.

Step 4: Seize the ends with a twine.

Step 5: Tighten the knot.

Step 6: The Two Half Hitches is complete.