|Geoffrey Budworth & Jason Dalton.|
|Pages/Publication Date:||320 / 2016|
The fundamental skill of tying knots is useful in countless situations, both indoors and out. Whether you're constructing a trout fly, mooring a boat, securing a car roof rack, or engaging in a rescue or survival situation, this guide teaches you which knot to choose and exactly how to tie it. Included here are clear line diagrams and step-by-step descriptions for how to tie more than 200 practical knots—among them, wagoner's hitch, Englishman's loop, scaffold knot, cordelette anchor, and trident loop—grouped by construction and tying method. Every entry contains a brief introduction to the history and development of the knot, its alternative names, and information on its uses and special features.