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The Ultimate Book of Decorative Knots.

Author: Lindsey Philpott
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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All knots are useful, but many can also be very beautiful. Here, Lindsey Philpott sets out to provide the most comprehensive, useful, and attractive book of decorative knots from around the world. Readers will learn the materials, methods, measurements, and tools needed to tie dozens of beautiful knots. Flat knots, round knots, square knots, covering knots-you name it, and this book has it. From braids to plaits to  Read more...
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Philpott, Lindsey.
Ultimate Book of Decorative Knots.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsey Philpott
ISBN: 9781628732993 1628732997 9781602392427 1602392420
OCLC Number: 855503686
Notes: Sphericalsingle-strand th knots.
Description: 1 online resource (963 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; CHAPTER 1 --
Getting Started; A BRIEF HISTORY OF TYING; KNOTTING TODAY; USING DECORATIVECORD; WHEREDECORATIVE KNOTS AREUSED; GENERATING IDEAS TO MAKE IT YOUR OWN; CHAPTER 2 --
Materials, Methods, Measurements, and Tools; MATERIALS; LEATHER; CORD; WIRE; LINE; PLASTIC; OTHER NATURAL FIBERS; METHODS; TOOLS TO USE; MEASUREMENTS; TOOLS; CHAPTER 3 --
Flat Knots; ROUND-SHAPED FLAT KNOTS; DECORATIVE ROUND MAT; SQUARE-SHAPED FLAT KNOTS SQUAREMAT; (NEAR) SQUAREMAT; OTHER SHAPES; OVALMAT; LONG RECTANGULAR MATS; PROLONG MAT. TRIANGULAR MATKRINGLE(CRINGLE) MAT; HALF-HITCH MATS; FOUR HALF-HITCH MAT; CHAPTER 4 --
Braids and Plaits; BRAIDS THREE-STRAND BRAIDS; FOUR-STR AND BRAIDS; FIVE-STRAND BRAIDS; SIX-STRAND BRAIDS; SEVEN-STRAND BRAIDS; EIGHT-STRAND BRAIDS; OTHER BRAIDS; SIMPLE CHAIN BRAIDING; DOUBLE-CHAIN BRAIDING; PLAITS; FOUR-STRAND PLAIT; PLAITONE; PLAIT TWO; FIVE-STRAND PLAIT; PLAITONEMETHOD; PLAIT TWO METHOD; PLAIT THREE METHOD; SIX-STRAND PLAIT; METHOD ONE; METHOD TWO; OTHER PLAITS; SINGLE-STRAND PLAITS FROM SINNETS; CHAPTER 5 --
Sinnets; FLAT SINNETS; THREE-STRAND SINNETS; FOUR -STRAND SINNETS. SEVEN-STRAND SINNETSEIGHT-STRAND SINNETS; OTHER NAMED SINNETS; ROUND; FOUR-STR AND ROUND SINNET; FIVE-STRAND HALF-ROUND SINNET; EIGHT-STRAND ROUND SINNE T; OTHER SHAPES; TRIANGULAR SINNETS; TRIANGULAR TWO COLOR SINNET; OVAL; CHAPTER 6 --
Covering Knots; CACKLING, KACKLING OR KECKLING; COACHWHIPPING; COCKSCOMBING; TYPE 1: THREE-STRAND RUNNING UNDE R HAND COC KSC OMBING; TYPE 2: THREE-STRAND SINGLERUNNING COCKSCOMBING; TYPE 3: ALTERNATING THREE-STRAND RUNNING COCKSCOMBING (ALSO KNOWN ASCOMMON COCKSCOMBING); TYPE 4: THREE-STRAND RUNNING OVERHAND COCKSCOMBING. TYPE 5: FIVE-STRAND SINNETCOCKSCOMBINGHALF HITCHING; FRENCH SINNETSINGLE STRAND; MOKU WHIPPING; HALFHITCHES AND MARLING HITCHES; FINISHING HALF HITCHES WITHOUT A COVERING KNOT; GRAFTING AND POINTING; POINTING A ROPEEND; GRAFTING; CHAPTER 7 --
Purely Decorative Knots; BO'SUN'S LANYARD KNOT; ONE-PASS SPANISH RING KNOT; TWO-PASSSPANISH RING KNOT; FOUR-PASSSPANISH RING KNOT; BLUE ROSE KNOT; A ROSE KNOT USING A DOUBLEMATTHEW WALKER; SINNETROSEKNOT; CAPTAIN WHITNEY'S ROSEKNOT (ABOK #894); ESPARTEIRO'S ROSE KNOT; THEGOLDEN ROSE; TUDOR ROSEKNOT; DAHLIA KNOTS; STAR KNOTS; MULTIPLE-STRAND STAR KNOT. CLARIFIED SINGLE-STRAND STAR KNOTCHAPTER 8 --
Netting and Woven Knots; FORMS OF HANAI; CARRICK; CELTIC; SHEET BEND; SQUAREKNOT; HALFHITCH; RING HITCH (AKA LARK'S HEAD); CHAPTER 9 --
Turk's Head Knots; INTRODUCTORY NOTES; SINGLE-STRAND TH KNOTS; CYLINDRICAL TURK'S HEAD KNOTS; THE 3L4B TH KNOT; THE 4L3B TH KNOT; THE5L4B TH KNOT; THE 4L5B TH KNOT; THE 6L5B TH KNOT; THE 5L6B TH KNOT; THE6L7B TH KNOT; THE7L6B TH KNOT; THE7L8B TH KNOT; THE 8L7B TH KNOT; NUMBER OFLEADS AND BIGHTS; TYPES OFEXPANSION; 4L7B TH KNOTINCREASING FROM 4L3B; 4L5B TO 4L9B EXPANSION; FLATTURK'S HEAD KNOTS.

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