With a full range of stoppers, bends, loops, and hitches, and extensive cross references for multi-use knots, The Knack Book of Knots You Need includes more thant 450 photos and instructions for knots you need forCamping Boating Climbing Fishing Decorative Knots in Action gallery
Buck Tilton is a regular columnist for Backpacker magazine as well as a wilderness medicine expert. His many books for Falcon have sold more than 100,000 copies combined. He lives in Lander, Wyoming. Bob Hede is a photographer based out of Lander, Wyoming.
The following knots are among those included: Albright KnotAlpine ButterflyAnchor (Fisherman's) BendArbor KnotAsher's Bottle SlingBachmann HitchBaja KnotBarrel SlingBimini TwistBlake's HitchBlood KnotBowknotBowlineBowline on a BightBowline One-HandedBull HitchBuntline HitchCairnton (Woods) KnotCarrick BendChain SinnetChain SpliceChinese Button KnotChinese CloverleafCleat HitchClove HitchClove Hitch on a RingClove Hitch on a StakeConstrictor KnotCommon WhippingCow Hitch (Simple)Cow Hitch (Pedigree)Crawford KnotCrown KnotDouble BowlineDouble Fisherman's KnotDouble Overhand Loop KnotDouble Overhand StopperDouble Sheet BendDouble Surgeon's KnotDouble Uni KnotDropper LoopDry Fly KnotEgg LoopEye SpliceFigure 8 KnotFigure 8 BendFigure 8 Double LoopFigure 8 Follow ThroughFigure 8 LoopFigure 8 Triple LoopFisherman's BendFisherman's KnotFrustrator KnotGirth HitchHalf HitchHeaving Line KnotHighwayman's HitchHunter's (Rigger's) BendImproved Clinch KnotJapanese KnotKlemheistLanyard KnotLoop KnotMatthew Walker KnotMidshipman's HitchMonkey's FistMunter (Italian) HitchMystic KnotNail KnotNon-Slip Loop KnotNoose (Simple)Noose (Hangman's)Overhand KnotOverhand with Draw LoopPalomar KnotPerfection (Angler's) LoopPile HitchPrusikQuick Release Knot (Draw Hitch)Rapala KnotRolling HitchRound Turn and Two Half HitchesRunning BowlineSan Diego Jam KnotSeaguar KnotSheepshankSheet BendSquare (Reef) KnotSnell KnotSnuggle HitchSpade End KnotSpanish BowlineStrangle KnotSurgeon's KnotSurgeon's LoopSwivel KnotTandem Hook KnotTautline HitchThree-Part Crown KnotTimber HitchTransom KnotTrilene KnotTrucker's HitchTrue Lover's KnotTurk's HeadTwo Half HitchesVice Versa KnotUni KnotWater (Tape) KnotWorld's Fair Kn