Essential Knots Kit: Includes Instructional Book, 48 Knot Tying Flash Cards and 2 Practice Ropes [With Cards] (Paperback)

Essential Knots Kit: Includes Instructional Book, 48 Knot Tying Flash Cards and 2 Practice Ropes [With Cards] By Andrew Adamides Cover Image


This attractive lidded box contains the essential tools for learning practical and decorative knots, including an instruction book, flash cards and two practice ropes.

This kit is ideal for anyone looking to learn the basics of knot-tying or hoping to expand their repertoire. The full-color guide contains straightforward, step-by-step instructions for each knot. Red and blue colors differentiate the two ropes in the instructions, to match the practice ropes provided. Andrew Adamides also informs you of the history of each knot, its difficulty rating, and possible applications.

Knots included:
- Fisherman's knot
- Reef knot
- Clove hitch
- Slip knot
- Figure of eight knot

This box set also includes a handy deck of 64 cards to test your knowledge.

ABOUT THE SERIES Learn hobbies, solve puzzles and play games with Sirius Leisure Kits. Each kit contains a book and card deck enclosed in an attractive lidded box, making it perfect for gifting.

About the Author

A confirmed Knot-nut, Andrew Adamides has been researching and writing non-fiction books for over ten years.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781398808782
ISBN-10: 1398808784
Publisher: Sirius Entertainment
Publication Date: November 30th, 2021
Pages: 48
Language: English


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