Description - Knots: The knots you need and how to tie them by Tim Treloar

This wonderfully appealing and practical gift book features step-by-step instructions on how to tie over 50 knots and when and where to use them. The beautiful two-colour illustrations and clear instructions quickly teach you how to tie classic knots, such as the reef knot and bowline, through to more specialist knots such as the alpine butterfly and the tent pole hitch. The knots are clearly organised and include how to use them wisely and safely across a range of activities including sailing, climbing, fishing, camping or purely for decoration. The useful introduction and reference section tells you all you need to know about knot work, splices and whipping. The book alsoincludes a guide to different rope types, the tools you will needas well as an explanation of the all key terms, techniques and how easy or difficult it is to tie each knot. So if you want to make a rope ladder with your kids, sail the oceans, be safe climbing in the mountains or make a true lover's knot then this book has every knot you should know how to tie, plus many more. The perfect gift for craftsmen and women alike and the adventurer in all of us.

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