"Knots and Splices" is the bestselling truly pocket-sized book on rope and wire work, splices, and all types of knots, and has been continuously in print for almost 50 years. It has become the basic handbook showing how to tie the most useful and indispensable knots, bends and splices and has sold worldwide to sailors, campers, scouts, climbers, fishermen and outdoors people. Each straightforward explanation of how to achieve the knot or splice is accompanied by clear colour photographs of each stage, making learning easy. Thoroughly revised and updated by Colin Jarman, author of the highly successful "Knots in Use" for sailors, this book is essential for anyone interested in learning how to tie knots simply and quickly.
"Best selling book on rope and wire work. First published in 1963 and now fully updated to include modern ropes and fibres. In colour and truly pocket sized. Simple, straightforward and informative." Gaffer's Log (December 2006) 'Some information on slipping, untying and other aspects of the knots is accompanied by curiosities of interest. The small size makes this a very handy pocket guide.' Canoeist (June 2007)