What is a slip knot in knitting?

Is a slip knot secure?

Using the slip knot is a convenient way to temporarily secure items while transitioning from belay to anchor, however, do not use the slip knot to secure an anchor or belay. … The slip knot will tighten around an object when pulled from the “short end”; if not attached to an object it will pull through (untie).

What are binding knots?

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.

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