Completed Decorative Knotting Projects That May Inspire You!

            Decorative Knotting Projects If you want to make some decorative knotting projects, then I would personally recommend the Book by Des Pawson – Knotcraft and Rope Mats that can be found in the Books … Continue reading

Art of Knotting and Splicing United States Naval Institute Book Review

Art of Knotting and Splicing United States Naval Institute

Art of Knotting and Splicing United States Naval Institute If you can get hold of this book, I would highly recommend it! It is packed full of practical naval knots, plus a few decorative additions that sailors may have used … Continue reading

Falconers Knot How to Tie (One-Handed Knot)

Falconers Knot

How to Tie the Falconers Knot The Falconers Knot is used to secure a bird of prey to a perch. Actually when I say secure, the bird does have a fair amount of movement until it gets to the end … Continue reading

Creative Ropecraft by Stuart E Grainger, Book Review

Creative Ropecraft Book Review Although this is only a rather small book, I have to say that Creative Ropecraft by Stuart E Grainger, is one of my favorite books. Sometime ago I won this book in a raffle at an … Continue reading

Clove Hitch Knot How to Tie

Clove Hitch

How to Tie the Clove Hitch A very quick short video on how to tie the clove hitch knot. A fast and easy way to secure a line to a stanchion or pole. This knot is often used to temporarily … Continue reading

Figure of Eight Knot How to Tie

How to tie the figure of eight knot. From the Knot Book, written by Geoffrey Budworth and Nic Compton……”The essential knot to prevent a sheet of halyard running through a block, the figure-of-eight also forms the basis of many other … Continue reading

Fisherman’s Knot also Double Fisherman’s Knot How to Tie

              Fisherman’s Knot The Fisherman’s Knot has a good quality of being a very secure knot. It is often used as a tie off knot if you want to add additional security to a … Continue reading

Monkey’s Fist Using a Jig How to Tie

              How to Tie a Monkeys Fist on a Jig The Monkeys First is a relatively easy knot to tie. The task can be made even easier if you have A Monkey Fist Jig … Continue reading

Bosun’s Whistle Lanyard Knot Keyring How to Tie

        Bosun’s Call Lanyard Video Tutorial Here is a short video that I have done to tie a simple keyring using the Bosuns Whistle Lanyard Knot Keyring. This is taken from Des Pawsons Knotcraft Book. … Continue reading

Common Whipping How to Tie

            How to Tie Common Whipping Here is a short video that I have done demonstrating how Common Whipping can be used as a covering knot. I personally think there is nothing better than seeing … Continue reading

Globe Knot Turks Head Cookbook Review Video

Turks Head Cookbook The Turks head cookbook is jam packed full of different Turks heads. it starts off with very simple turks heads and goes on to more complex turks heads. There are even some that do not look too … Continue reading

Bell Rope Keyring Making

Fender Keyring

Last night at the Dorset Branch of the IGKT held its monthly meeting in the Royal Dorset Yacht Club The theme for the evening was to make a decorative Bell Rope Keyring. 3 Strand Plait For most members this was … Continue reading