Synopses & Reviews
All knots are useful, but many can also be very beautiful. Here, Lindsey Philpott 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 knots—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 tyer’s reference. A handy reference book or a beautiful gift, this is an essential addition to every knot enthusiast’s library.
An invaluable resource for knot tyers of every skill level.
About the Author
Lindsey Philpott is the president of the Pacific Americas Branch of the International Guild of Knot Tyers. He has provided forensic knot analyses in criminal cases and teaches rigging and rope work.