The Knots Handbook

Author(s): Barry Mault

Sport & Leisure

This entertaining, easy-to-follow, and eminently practical book will equip young readers with skills to last them a lifetime. It's also a great beginner's guide for outdoorsy adults. Among the beautifully illustrated step-by-step projects you'll find:

* useful knots for sailing
* clever knots for camping
* handy knots for the home
* and other knots that are simply a pleasure to tie!

This visual guide is packed with 50 clearly illustrated projects, including variations on the most famous examples. It also contains intriguing facts about the long history of tying, and recommended uses.

Discover a time-honoured and rewarding hobby and essential life skill with wide and varied applications. A fantastic gift for readers aged 8+.


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Barry Mault is a prominent member of the International Guild of Knot Tyers (IGKT). His main interest is in practical knots, although he also works with parachute cord, making small decorative items.

Gillian Blease is a freelance illustrator based in London, UK. She studied Fine Art at the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Clients include The British Council, Random House Publishing and BBC Worldwide. She is a weekly contributor to the The Guardian Newspaper.

Overhand Knot
Figure 8 Knot
Ashley's Stopper Knot
Albright Knot
Carrick Bend
Fisherman's Knot
Hunter's Bend
Sheet Bend
Lapp Knot
Water Knot
Zeppelin Bend
Half Hitch
Round Turn & Two Half Hitches
Anchor Hitch
Becket Hitch
Blake's Hitch
Buntline Hitch
Clove Hitch
Cow Hitch
Draw Hitch
Gnat Hitch
Ground Line Hitch
Pipe Hitch
Knute Hitch
Marlinspike Hitch
Pile Hitch and Double Pile Hitch
Prusik Knot
Rolling Hitch
Tensionless Hitch
Timber Hitch
Overhand Loop
Figure 8 Loop
Angler's Loop
Common Bowline
Scott's Lock
Double Bowline
Water Bowline
Bowstring Knot
Butterfly Loop
Eskimo Bowline
Farmer's Loop
Poacher's Noose
Constrictor Knot
Pole Lashing
Strangle Knot
Reef Knot

General Fields

  • : 9781838579982
  • : Arcturus Publishing Ltd
  • : Arcturus Publishing Ltd
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Barry Mault
  • : Paperback
  • : Gillian Blease
  • : 96