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Single hitch

Single hitch or half hitch is a type of knot.

Canonical Name: Single hitch.
Variant Name(s): Half hitch.
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Category: hitch.
Origin: Ancient.
Related knots: two half hitches
Releasing: Non-jamming.
Efficiency: Unknown%.
Caveat: spills, unreliable as a hitch used on its own.
Uses: Used effectively to form many other knots.
Structure: This hitch is actually an overhand knot tied around or through an object.
Tying: article/pictures