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Knot Know-How : A New Approach to Mastering Knots and Splices - Steve Judkins

Knot Know-How

A New Approach to Mastering Knots and Splices

Hardcover Published: 25th August 2003
ISBN: 9781898660989
Number Of Pages: 128

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<b>Knot Know-How starts with the 10 knots everyone should know and progresses to:</b> <ul> <li>Hitches (attaching a rope to an object) <li>Bends (tying two ropes together) <li>Loops <li>Stopper knots <li>Bindings and lashings <li>Fishing knots <li>Fancy knots </ul> <p> Judkins then shows how to: <ul> <li>Seize two ropes together <li>Taper a rope <li>Coil and throw a line <li>Cleat a rope <li>Splice a rope </ul> <p>


Tools of the trade.



Choosing a rope.

Ten knots everyone should know.

Round turn and two half hitches.

Clove hitch.

Figure of eight.

Reef knot.


Bowline on a bight.

Sheet bend.

Double sheet bend.

Fisherman's bend/ Anchor hitch.

Rolling hitch.

Tying a rope to an object (with a hitch).


Buntline hitch.

Constrictor knot.

Surgeon's knot.

Timber hitch.

Cow hitch.

Prusic knot.

Marlinespike hitch.

Tautline hitch.

Klemheist knot.

Stunsail halyard bend.

Draw hitch.

Magnus hitch.

Lighterman's hitch.

Tying two ropes together (with a bend).


Carrick bend.

Alpine butterfly bend.

Fishermans knot/ Englishman's knot.

Zeppelin knot.

Hunter's bend.



Man harness knot/ Artillery loop.

Figure of eight loop.

Adjustable eye/ Standing eye loop.

Angler's loop.

French bowline.

Stopper knots.

Overhand knot.

Stevedore's knot.

Heaving line knot.

Monkey's first.

Bindings and lashings.

Boa knot.

Trucker's hitch/ Dolly knot.

Marling hitches.

Diagonal lashing.

Square lashing.

Bottle knot.

Shortening a rope.


Fishing knots.

Grinner knot.

Blood dropper knot.

Double fisherman's knot/ Double Englishman's knot.

Twisted loop.

Arbot knot.

Stop knot.

Fancy ropework.

Turk's head.

Portuguese flat sennit.

Ocean mat.

Wall and crown knot/ Manrope knot.

Taking care of a rope's end (with a whipping).

Common whipping.

Sailmaker's whipping.

Heat sealing.

Needle and palm whipping.

Making a temporary eye or loop (with seizing).

Flat seizing.

Needle and palm seizing.

Joining ropes permanently (with a splice).

Back splice.

Eye splice.

Short splice.

Eye in baraid-on-braid rope.

Eye in baraid-on-3-braid rope.


Tapering a rope.

Throwing, cleating, winching and coiling.

Throwing a rope.

Cleating a rope.


Coiling a rope.

ISBN: 9781898660989
ISBN-10: 1898660980
Series: Wiley Nautical
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 25th August 2003
Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 12.2 x 17.3  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.22