Book of Knots (Klutz)
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Book of Knots (Klutz)

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  27 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Knot-tying for the landlubber. Nylon cord, color-coded to the illustrations, is tied through the holes on each heavy-stock page, allowing the reader to practice all 24 knots right there on the premises. A unique gift, intriguing puzzle, practical tool and entertaining book... all tied up together.

Comes With: 5 feet of nylon cord

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Spiral-bound, 21 pages
Published August 1st 1985 by Klutz Press Inc (first published January 1st 1985)
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Sep 08, 2014 ^ rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: All adults, and children from the age of 11.
A hugely fun way to learn how to tie some invaluable knots.

My clothesline is so much easier to manage since I learnt the Tautline Hitch; and it's ALWAYS good to check that one hasn't forgotten how to tie a Bowline (best practiced in cold, wet, adverse conditions) because tied correctly it can literally be a lifesaver.

This is a nice-sized book to pop in a handbag to usefully occupy the time on a long journey.

Similar to making string figures (games), knot tying in public can also be a great conv...more
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Feb 14, 2008 Nate rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Kids.
i've forgotten most of the knots in this book. But i still use the improved shoe-tying technique (takes a second more and some getting sued to but it sure does work!) and i'm pretty sure i could tie two seat belts together in an emergency.
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