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Here’s a guide on how to tie 10 useful knots including -

  1. Overhand Knot
  2. Figure-eight Know
  3. Reef (Square) Knot
  4. Sheet (Becket) Bend
  5. Carrick Bend
  6. Bowline
  7. Clove Hitch
  8. Timber Hitch
  9. Taut-line Hitch
  10. Sheepshank

How to Tie the 10 Most Useful Knots – [via] Link.

MAKE reader Bill notes that you should really check out Animated knots too – Link.


  • Knots or Not – Link.
  • Tie Yourself in Knots – Link.
  • HOW TO – Tie knots! – Link.
  • Make knots – Alaska museum of fancy knots – Link.
  • The Big Book of Bends – Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.

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