The Pocket Guide to Outdoor Knots provides easy-to-follow, step-by-step diagrams and instructions for tying over eighty knots. Over 300 full-color illustrations and photographs guide the reader through the stages of tying each knot correctly.
This beautifully illustrated, full-color guide unties the mysteries of dozens of knots. Using incredibly clear photographs and diagrams, as well as straightforward, easy-to-follow instructions, any reader can master knots for fishing, boating, camping, and climbing. Climbers will feel safer knowing they have tied the perfect Water or Tape knot. Fishermen will fight big fish with more confidence. There are overhand knots, figure eight knots, bowlines and sheet bends, crossing knots, and more. There is even fascinating "knot lore." Whether for practical use or just for fun, this is a great place to start knotting, so grab a piece of rope, sit back, and enjoy!
About the Author
Geoffrey Budworth co-founded the International Guild of Knot Tyers in 1982 and regularly contributes to its quarterly journal, Knotting Matters. He’s been described as “the father of forensic knotting” and occasionally gives evidence in court as an expert witness of knots found at crime scenes. Budworth is a well-known personality and author in the world of knots.