Knot reference wallet card

Knot reference wallet card

This maker was inspired by an old post here on Make: Online, of the “Top Ten Most Useful Knots,” to create a wallet card of several useful knots.

Infocard: Useful Knots


Top Ten Most Useful Knots

10 thoughts on “Knot reference wallet card

  1. snarkyFish says:

    For those of you with iphones, I find Knot Guide well worth it.

  2. Gareth Branwyn says:

    Oops. Added to post. Thanks.

  3. Becky Stern says:

    I always learned “if you can’t tie a knot, tie a LOT!” =]

    1. Dan says:

      #10 Sheepshank

      This knot is obsolete, and when tied with synthetic rope, has been proven to be unsafe. In practice, the sheepshank should never be used.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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