The Book of Knots

Over 125 Practical Knots for All Purposes

The Book of Knots
Format: Hardback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9780711257412
Publisher: Ivy Press
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The fundamental skill of tying knots is useful in countless situations, both indoors and out. The Book of Knots teaches you which knot to choose and exactly how to tie it, whether you’re constructing a trout fly, repairing a hammock, mooring a boat, securing a load to a car roof rack, or engaging in a rescue or survival situation.

This invaluable manual explains through clear line diagrams and step-by-step descriptions how to tie more than 125 practical knots.

The author

Geoffrey Budworth is one of the leading writers on knot tying. He created the knot identification method used by forensic scientists in the police force, and is a co-founder of the International Guild of Knot Tyers. Previous books include The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Knots & Ropework, The Book of Practical Knots, and Everyday Knots for Fishermen, Boaters, Climbers, Crafters, and Household Use. He lives in Kent, England.

Jason Dalton has taught knot-tying and pioneer skills classes. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Format: Hardback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9780711257412
Illustrations: 500 illustrations
Size: 5.394 in x 6.555 in / 137 mm x 166.5 mm