Originally Posted by Barefoot James
Don't just use compost it has to have some good wood in it so it can bind on itself as to help with intended purpose - erosion.
fl see my above quote - yes compost will just wash out HOWEVER with mulch mixed in the wood (sticks) will bind together and keep soil in place.
Erosion Blankets with biodegradable nets are not very common (yet) and supplies are not nearly as available as nylon/plastic etc. They at this time, are also much more expensive - my solution is available almost everywhere.