knot commonly used to attach a line to a piece of hardware. Anchor bend.

anchor hitch (Wikipedia)

The anchor bend is a knot used for attaching a rope to a ring or similar termination. The name is a misnomer, as it is technically not a bend, but a hitch.

Anchor bend
NamesAnchor bend, fisherman's bend
RelatedRound turn and two half hitches
Typical useattaching a rope to a ring or similar termination
ABoK#1723, #1841
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