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The Complete Book of Decorative Knots : Lanyard Knots, Button Knots, Globe Knots, Turk's Heads, Mats, Hitching, Chains, Plaits - Geoffrey Budworth

The Complete Book of Decorative Knots

Lanyard Knots, Button Knots, Globe Knots, Turk's Heads, Mats, Hitching, Chains, Plaits

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Published: 1st September 1998
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Over eighty ornamental and useful knots with easy-to-follow, step-by-step illustrations. All knots serve useful purposes, but many of the more complicated ones also create appealing shapes and interwoven textures. "The Complete Book of Decorative Knots" contains easy-to-follow, expert instructions on how to tie over eighty knots, ranging from the simple to the elaborate.

The book is divided into five sections of different knots lanyard knots, button knots and globe knots, Turk's heads, mats and hitching, and chains and plaits. Every section contains background information on the history, lore, and accreditation of the knots featured. Color illustrations guide you step-by-step through the stages of tying each knot. The knots featured are not only attractive, but they have a wide variety of practical uses, such as for hammocks, doormats, and bellpulls. A useful glossary explains the terms and techniques used in the world of rope and knot tying.

"The illustrations...are superior to those in many other knot books." --Library Journal

ISBN: 9781558217911
ISBN-10: 1558217916
Series: LYONS PRESS
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st September 1998
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 19.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.52