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The Pocket Guide to Essential Knots: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Most Important Knots for Everyone (Paperback)

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21 Essential Knots for Everyday Use Indoors or Outdoors!

This compact little reference book includes knots for a wide range of functions, from home to work, hobby to play activities. No knot-tying jargon is used, no baffling technical terms—just simple step-by-step instructions and outstandingly clear line drawings. It's the perfectly portable knot reference for anyone—scouts, sailors, hunters, anglers, gardeners, farmers, horse riders, you name it!

Among the knots in this book are:
  • Overhand knot
  • Heaving line knot
  • Reef knot
  • Sheetbend
  • Fisherman’s knot,
  • Figure-of-eight loop 
  • Bowline 
  • Three-part crown
  • Sheepshank
  • Half-hitch
  • Clove hitch,
  • Constrictor knot
  • Pile hitch
  • Highwayman’s hitch
  • Waggoner’s hitch 
  • Timber hitch
  • Double-loop knot
  • Uni-knot
  • Blood knot
  • Square lashing 
  • And more!
Start learning these useful and practical knots today with The Pocket Guide to Essential Knots.
 

About the Author


Peter Owen is an award winning illustrator and graphic designer, and has written and illustrated over twenty published books on a variety of subjects including graphic arts and outdoor pursuits. He is married with three children and lives in the Cotswolds, England.
 


Product Details
ISBN: 9781510752221
ISBN-10: 1510752226
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2020
Pages: 80