Single hitch

Single hitch

name=Single hitch

type= hitch
origin= Ancient
related= half hitch, overhand knot
releasing= Non-jamming
uses= Used effectively to form many other knots.
caveat= Spills, unreliable as a hitch used on its own.
abok_number= #50

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

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