- 144 pages
- Published by Princeton Architectural Press
40 Knots and How to Tie Them
Knowing which knot to use when and how to tie it can mean the difference betweensafety and danger or a dry or wet night camping. A well-tied knot is not only a safeguard, but also a thing of beauty. 40 Knots and How to Tie Them presents the essential knots, from classic sturdy, strong knots—including Bowline, Sheepshank, Pile Hitch, and Truckerís Dolly, to the decorative. Instructions on tying each knot are shown in crystal-clear, hand-drawn diagrams, and its uses plainly explained. A perfect gift for the novice or the seasoned expert, each chapter contains a project to practice knots—including a bracelet, coaster, woven mat, and hammock.