The Pocket Guide to Essential Knots

by Peter Owen

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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, hobbyto play activities.

No knot-tying jargon is used, no baffling technical terms – just simple step-by-step instructions and outstandingly clear line drawings.

Among the knots in this book are:

Overhand knot, Heaving line knot, Reef knot, Sheetbend, Fisherman’s knot, Figure-eight loop, Bowline, Three-part crown, Slip knot, Clove hitch, Constrictor knot, Pile hitch, Highwayman’s hitch, Trucker’s hitch, Timber hitch, Transom knot, Blood knot, Square lashing, Tripod lashing – and more!


119 Black & white illustrations


Sep 05, 2019


About the Author:

Peter Owen is an award-winning illustrator and graphic designer and has worked for an impressive list of international clients, including Coca Cola, Nestlé, Guinness, Disney and McDonald’s. He has also written and illustrated over twenty published books on a variety of subjects including the graphic arts and outdoor pursuits. He is married with three children and lives in the Cotswolds.

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