The Craft of the Knot: From Fishing Knots to Bowlines and Bends, A Practical Guide to Knot Tying and Usage
A treasure trove of knot instruction and lore! The Craft of the Knot introduces you to the skill and beauty of knot tying. Filled with detailed instructions, history, and lore, you'll discover a wide range of uses for ordinary rope. From camping and climbing to crafts and sailing, this charming guide also includes knot illustrations for every occasion to show you how to master any tie. Whether you want to brush up on the basics of hitches and bends, or create complex and beguiling decorative knots, The Craft of the Knot provides you with the information you need to fasten the perfect knot every time.
Peter Randall holds a master's degree in Marine Biology and has traveled through the United States and England studying the use and history of knots, rope, and ropemaking.