Knots/Binding knots

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A binding knot is a knot that may be used to keep an object or multiple loose objects together, using a string or a rope that passes at least once around them. There are various binding knots, divided into two types.

Friction knots

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Friction knots are held in place by the friction between the windings of line. Knotted-ends knots are held in place by the two ends of the line being knotted together.

Whipping and seizing knots

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Whipping and Seizing serve a similar function to binding knots, but are classified differently since they contain many turns, like a lashing.