Credit: Carl Wiens

Step 1

This knot is generally used to tie down and adjust the tension on a tent rope when attached to a tent peg. The knot forms a loop that can be easily adjusted by sliding up and down the main line.

Start by pulling the free end around the object and placing it under the standing end.
Credit: Carl Wiens

Step 2

Now, wrap the free end around the standing end. Wrap it a second time. To cinch it off, bring the free end back to the standing line, placing it on top of the rope and just in front of the first wrap.
Credit: Carl Wiens

Step 3

Now, make a half hitch by tucking the free end under the loop you formed and pull to tighten.