The third leg is also wound down and up again, with a half hitch at the bottom to hold it.
There is no simple knot that you will find more useful than the half hitch.
Gather up the amount to be shortened, then make a half hitch round each of the bends as shown in the diagram.
Wind (A) back to the starting point, take a half hitch and let hang.
Then I stick a stick down in the bank, two or three feet long, and take a half hitch around the top.
Wind ribbing spirally around the body and tie off with two turns and a half hitch of tying silk as Fig. 9.
The bridle is a rope of horse-hair or of skin, made fast with a half hitch round the animal's lower jaw.
Wind (D) back and forth several times to form a tapered body, fasten with two or three turns and a half hitch with (A) Fig. 5.
When used for hauling spars, a half hitch is added near the end of the spar, Fig. 29.
No, but it makes me mad to hear kids that 76 dont know a half hitch from a square knot talking about getting in the gunners class!