Single hitch

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Single hitch
Category hitch
Origin Ancient
Related half hitch, overhand knot
Releasing Non-jamming
Typical use Used effectively to form many other knots.
Caveat Spills, unreliable as a hitch used on its own.


A Single hitch is a type of knot. This hitch is actually an overhand knot tied around or through an object.