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The Ultimate Book of Decorative Knots
     

The Ultimate Book of Decorative Knots

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by Lindsey Philpott
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602392427
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
12/09/2010
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet 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.

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The Ultimate Book of Decorative Knots 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
GayleVA More than 1 year ago
This book probably has directions for any knot you want to make along with a list of tools needed. Flat Knots Braids and plaits, knots that cover objects, decorative knots, knob knots and many more. Your will also find a brief history of knotting. Pictures are in color and in detail step by step. It is not a small book, over 600 pages.