Making Knots or “knotting” goes back to the very beginning of man itself. This ancient art of tying, looping and braiding has helped man through the ages in building, sailing, farming and even decorating.People should not rely on zip´s, pins or superglue to fasten things when a piece of rope and a bit of Knot Knowhow can do the job just the same without spending money or consuming the earths dwindling resources. Here are a few knots to try your hand with. Once you have mastered these then we urge you to explore further this fascinating world of knots. SCROLL DOWN TO SEE MORE KNOTS.
This knot according to knot lore can render any Houdini helpless.
1. Make a clockwise overhand loop
4. Pull the leading edge of the left hand loop through the right hand loop and pull the leading edge of the right hand loop through the left hand loop. 5. Adjust the loops to the size you want and tighten.