The Ashley Book of Knots


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.

The Ashley Book of Knots 1993, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571096596