The Ultimate Book of Decorative Knots (Paperback)

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Learn to tie myriad beautiful and functional knots!

All knots are useful, but many can also be very beautiful. Here, Lindsey Philpott, expert knot tyer, sets out to provide the most comprehensive, useful, and attractive book of decorative knots from around the world. In this compact edition, readers will learn the materials, methods, measurements, and tools needed to tie dozens of beautiful knots. Flat knots, round knots, square knots, covering knots—you name it, and this book has it. From braids to plaits to sinnets, here are step-by-step instructions accompanied by full-color images for the knot tyer’s reference. Chapters include:
  • Getting started
  • Purely decorative knots
  • Netting and woven knots
  • Turk’s head knots
  • Knob knots
  • And much more!

Philpott provides a brief history of knotting, in addition to instructions and helpful images. Practical tips, like what materials not to use, will advise beginners about the details of knot tying. Once you practice the knots illustrated in these pages, you can use the information to create your own individual style—and even some new knots! A handy reference book as well as a beautiful gift, this is an essential addition to every knot enthusiast’s library.

About the Author

Lindsey Philpott has been tying knots since the age of six. His father taught him to fish without rod, line, or hook by “tickling” trout in the Devon streams of his native England.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781510774889
ISBN-10: 1510774882
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: January 3rd, 2023
Pages: 536
Language: English