The Ultimate Book of Decorative Knots

The Ultimate Book of Decorative Knots

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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. Readers will learn the materials, methods, measurements, and tools needed to tie dozens of beautiful knots. Flat knots, round knots, square knots, covering knotsa€”you name it, and this book has it. From braids to plaits to sinnets, here are step-by-step instructions accompanied by full-color photographs for the knot tyera€™s reference. Chapters include: Getting StartedPurely Decorative KnotsNetting and Woven KnotsTurka€™s Head KnotsKnob KnotsAnd 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 stylea€”and even some new knots! Handy reference book as well as a beautiful gift, this is an essential addition to every knot enthusiasta€™s library.The finished Ocean Plait Mat, tripled and with eight bights around the perimeter Note that if you extend theoriginal bights in ... STAGE 1 a€“ Starting at the center of your rope make a clockwise overhand turn and cross over the loop this forms.

Title:The Ultimate Book of Decorative Knots
Author:Lindsey Philpott
Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. - 2013-12-13


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