Stringlopedia: Unravel the Secrets of Knots and Reel in Lashings of Twine-Related Trivia

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Stringlopedia gathers together every strand on string (and it's 'big brother' rope) to weave a fascinating overview of this mulit-faceted yet often under-valued material. Among the mass of strands you will find the world's biggest ball of twine, a stringy history and the origin of the phrase 'to cut the Gordian knot'. On a more practical note, learn how to do magic tricks, weigh a pig or string-roast a pigeon. Instructions to tie your laces in seven different ways, create an impressive string figure or bind up your enemy ...

Stringlopedia: Unravel the Secrets of Knots and Reel in Lashings of Twine-Related Trivia 2009, Collins & Brown, London

ISBN-13: 9781843405481

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