Cover art for The Handy Book of Knots
Chartwell Books, October 2020
Softcover, 240 pages
19.4cm × 15.6cm

The Handy Book of Knots Learn to tie knots for boating, climbing, caving, crafts, and more

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With over 150 knots and splices, The Handy Book of Knots is your go-to guide to learn how to secure, fasten, and tie knots with confidence-just follow the simple, step-by-step photo instructions. Learn just one or two different knots from this book and you will be glad you bought it.

Learn ten, and it could make a difference in your life. This is because there is endless pleasure to be had from the study and practice of knot tying, this fundamental but fascinating process being an art, craft, science and philosophy, all rolled into one. Types of knots covered:

  • Figure-of-eight knots

  • Bowlines and sheet bends

  • Crossing knots

  • Wrap-and-tuck knots

  • Mavericks and mutations

This comprehensive reference also includes a full glossary, and an index. Whether you're interested in easy knots or the more complex ones, The Handy Book of Knots is a must-have reference guide for the budding survivalist, fisherman, sailor, rock climber, or any handy individual.

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