Knots/Loop knots/Adjustable grip hitch

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Adjustable grip hitch
Adjustable grip hitch knot.png
Names Adjustable grip hitch, Adjustable hitch
Category hitch
Releasing Non- jamming
Typical use Keeping a rope under tension

The adjustable grip hitch is a simple and useful friction hitch which may easily be shifted up and down the rope while slack. It will hold fast when loaded, but slip when shock loaded until tension is relieved enough for it to again hold fast.

This knot is also called "Adjustable Loop" [1]

See also[edit]


  1. Knots & Ropework, The Ultimate Encyclodpedia of; by Geoffrey Budworth, ISBN 1-84309-138-0