The Complete Book of Decorative Knots contains easy-to-fol low expert instruction in how to tie over 80 elaborate knots, ranging from the simple to the more complex.
The book is divided into five sections of different elaborate 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. As well as being attractive, the knots featured have a wide variety of practical uses, such as for hammocks, door mats and bell pulls. A useful glossary explains the terms and techniques used in the world of rope and knot tying.