Turks Head Chart

Turks Head Bights and Leads

When tying a Turk’s Head you may want to know what Lead and Bight configuration is possible. The white areas of the chart show the what Lead/Bights can be achieved:

Turks Head Chart








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Turks Head Tool

The tools shown in the photo below are for making Globe Knots and Turks Heads. These actual tools came with the Turks Head and Globe Knot Cookbook. The Turks Head tool is the middle one and the outer ones are for making Globe Knots.

Globe Knot and Turks Head Tools

If you have the skills to make the Turks Head Tool in the middle, you may also be interested in this site Advanced and Simple Knot Grid. With this tool and using that sites instructions, you will be able to make many different Bight and Lead Turks Heads

Turks Head Jig Dimensions

Sample Turks Head Chart

Here is a sample of a Turks Head chart that can be followed with the Turks Head Tool:

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