Provides instructions and color-coded illustrations for tying more than fifty of the most useful knots for camping, sailing, climbing, fishing, and general outdoor use, and includes guidelines on choosing the best knot for specific needs.
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Knots: More Than 50 of the Most Useful Knots for Camping, Sailing, Fishing ...
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3-strand anglers attached bend Also known blood knot bowline braided breaking strain bulky CAPSIZED REEF KNOT carabiner carrick bend cleat q.v. climbers closed bight clove hitch constrictor knot cord core cow hitch different knots difficult to untie droppers figure eight knot fisherman's bend FISHERMAN'S KNOT fishermen fishing line fly-line GRINNER KNOT half hitches hawsers HEAVING LINE HIGHWAYMAN'S HITCH hitch Also known hook Italian hitch KNOT Also known knot is tied knot This knot knot's Laid-up rope leader left-handed length of line length of rope LOOP KNOT mountaineers MULTIPLE OVERHAND KNOT name suggests natural fiber rope noose object polyester pull right-handed right-laid ring round turn Running knots running rigging sailing sailors secure Sheepshank sheet bend shock loading short length shortened simple knot slide easily slipped knot small stuff standing end stopper knot strands strong synthetic rope tension thief knot THREADED FIGURE EIGHT tightly tippet Transom knot tying verb warp yarn