Our list of some of the best Knot Tying books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
- Tying the Knot: A Premarital Guide to a Strong and Lasting Marriage (2016)
- The Ultimate Book of Everyday Knots: (over 5,000 copies sold) (2012)
- My First Book of Knots: A Beginner’s Picture Guide (180 color illustrations) (2014)
- The Everything Knots Book: Step-By-Step Instructions for Tying Any Knot (2004)
- Knots:The Complete Visual Guide: A Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Tying and Using over 100 Knots (2012)
- Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival (2014)
- The Useful Knots Book: How to Tie the 25+ Most Practical Rope Knots (Escape, Evasion, and Survival) (2019)
- The Pocket Guide to Fishing Knots: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Most Important Knots for Fresh and Salt Water (Skyhorse Pocket Guides) (2017)
- The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework (Dover Maritime) (2012)
- The Morrow Guide to Knots: for Sailing, Fishing, Camping, Climbing (1982)
- Nautical Knots Illustrated (2002)
- The Pocket Guide to Prepper Knots: A Practical Resource to Knots That Can Help You Survive (2017)
- Book of Knots (1993)
- Tying the Knot Tighter: Because Marriage Lasts a Lifetime (2007)
- Guide to Fly Fishing Knots: A Basic Streamside Guide for Fly Fishing Knots, Tippets, and Leader Formulas (1999)
Advised by both tellers of fairy tales and harbingers of doom, many engaged couples simply don’t know what to expect from marriage, so they focus their anxious energies on the wedding day. Rob Green, a pastor, counselor, and veteran of many premarital counseling sessions, shares that the joy, fun, companionship, and love couples hope for before marriage are not only possible, they are actually God’s plan for marriage.
This beautifully illustrated, full-color guide unties the mysteries of more than eighty knots. Using clear photographs and diagrams, as well as straightforward, easy-to-follow instructions, any reader can master knots for fishing, boating, climbing, crafts, and household uses. Climbers will feel safer knowing they have tied the perfect water or tape knot. Home decorators will enjoy trying their hand at the beautiful and elaborate Chinese cloverleaf.
What is more memorable than a child first learning to tie his shoes? Or wrapping his first Christmas presents? Knots aren’t easy to learn, but they are very helpful—whether you are five years old, ten years old, or even fifty years old.
A well-tied knot is at once a practical tool and a work of art. With names like “hangman’s noose” and “wagoneer’s hitch,” knots have a rich history of usefulness and an aesthetic appeal all their own.From the boat to the backyard, The Everything Knots Book provides simple instructions on how to tie knots for any situation.
Knots:The Complete Visual Guide: A Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Tying and Using over 100 Knots (2012)
With step-by-step color photographs, the highly visual Knots: The Complete Visual Guide is a clear, comprehensive, and practical guide to tying more than 100 knots.
The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry! Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101 gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of your time outdoors.
The Useful Knots Book: How to Tie the 25+ Most Practical Rope Knots (Escape, Evasion, and Survival) (2019)
Knowing how to tie knots is an important and useful skill, but some people get overwhelmed.There are many knots, far too many for the average person to remember them all.Fortunately, being able to tie a handful of knots is enough to see you through. is a no-nonsense knot guide on how to tie the It comes with easy to follow instructions and pictures for tying each of the knots. It also has tips on when to best use each knot.
The Pocket Guide to Fishing Knots: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Most Important Knots for Fresh and Salt Water (Skyhorse Pocket Guides) (2017)
Every fisherman knows that fishing success comes down to effective connections—the angler must first ensure that the knot connections throughout the fishing line are sound and appropriate for the task at hand.A failed knot will bring your otherwise happy day to a screeching halt and leave you muttering about what might have been.
Over 150 years ago, the skills needed to operate a merchant sailing vessel were many and varied.
The world’s bestselling book on knots. A classic resource.
Nautical Knots Illustrated (2002)
“Its illustrations on how the knots are tied are among the best I have seen.”Mariner’s Log With nearly 300 superb photographs illustrating the “ins and outs” of the 20 most useful nautical knots and splices, this reissue of the critically acclaimed Nautical Knots Illustrated will transform any beginner into a boater who knows the ropes.
The Pocket Guide to Prepper Knots: A Practical Resource to Knots That Can Help You Survive (2017)
Knowing the ropes when a catastrophic situation strikes can be the key to survival, and in The Pocket Guide to Prepper Knots, Patty Hahne demonstrates the most important multi-purpose knots preppers should be prepared to know.
Book of Knots (1993)
Describes every practical knot, what it looks like, where it comes from, and how to tie it. The book includes 4,000 knots, with all the varieties of shipboard knots as well as knots used by butchers, steeplejacks, electric linesmen, knitters, cobblers, surgeons, poachers and cowboys.
Just as the best coaches remind their players to practice the basics of their sport, Christian couples need to be reminded regularly of the basics of a Christian marriage.
Guide to Fly Fishing Knots: A Basic Streamside Guide for Fly Fishing Knots, Tippets, and Leader Formulas (1999)
This book is helpful, instructive, easy to understand, and will help you bring more of your catch to the net. Larry includes: parts of your line; IGFA line test; tippet to fly size chart; knot-tying tips; terminology; knot applications; and of course, step-by-step instruction for joining lines, lines to flies, loop knots, dropper knots, and yarn indicator knots. Also included are basic fresh- and saltwater leaders and trout and panfish leaders.
Best Knot Tying Books Reviewed & Ranked
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Knots Step by Step A Practical Guide to Tying & Using Over 100 Knots
Author(s): Pawson, Des
ID: 3208611, Publisher: DK, Dorling Kindersley Limited, Year: 2022, Size: 42 Mb, Format: pdf
Family Life, Family Law, and Family Justice: Tying the Knot
Author(s): Marsha Garrison
ID: 3369927, Publisher: Routledge/Glasshouse, Year: 2022, Size: 17 Mb, Format: pdf
Topology in Optics: Tying Light In Knots
Author(s): David S. Simon
ID: 3553798, Publisher: IOP Publishing, Year: 2022, Size: 18 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely hot items according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.