|Names||Killick hitch, Kelleg hitch|
|Typical use||Attach a rope to an oddly shaped object.|
The killick hitch is a type of hitch knot used to attach a rope to oddly shaped objects. This knot, also known as the kelleg hitch is an alteration of the timber hitch. A killick is a small anchor. The killick hitch was used to anchor small boats.