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Why Knot?
Why do people tie knots?



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Knottool.com
Supplier of tools for knot tyers around the globe.

KHWW.NET
Knot Heads WorldWide
One of the best sharing and discussion sites on the net.

Source for cord and rope...
R&W Rope Warehouse
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Knot Blogs
devilchasnme
Carol Wang
LoopyLacer
Stormdrane
Other knotting index sites
Peter Suber
Ropers knot page



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This is a list of all of the knot links that I use and refer to on a regualr basis. Feel free to make yourself at home and use this page to stay in the loop.

For Beginners

There are many excellent resources on the net for beginners and more experienced tyers alike...
Yahoo groups - there are two excellent groups hosted by Yahoo that are well worth the time to subscibe to...
Yahoo knottyers IGKT-NAB discussion
Marlinspikeknotworks
KHWW.NET - Knot Heads World Wide - The place to see the work of others and discuss knots and related matters
Beginners Page at the IGKT site
NetKnots - Animated knots
How To & Tutorials
The Pineapple Knot Forum
Alaska Museum of Fancy Knots
Alaska Museum Knot Chat
IGKT Discussion forum
Videos & video sites
Meant for kids of all ages... Boondoggle - Scoubidous
Speed Knot challenge - The Surrey Six
- BSA knots

THE must-have book for knot tyers is the Ashley Book of Knots by Clifford W. Ashley (Doubleday). This is THE definitive reference work on the craft of knot tying. It is a considerable investment, but once you see it, you will discover that it is well worth the expense.

Tutorials...

Basic, utilitarian knots animated
Monkey's fist instructions animated
Monkey's fist instructions from igkt.net
Turks head instructions

Amazing work and inspiration

Take a look at what some other people have done...
Vice Brennan's Frayed Knot Arts site
Loren Damewood's Golden Knots
knoopenzo
The work of Fischer Olaf
The newer work of Fischer Olaf
Ropework from Finland
LoopyLacer's site
Skip Hipps
Dave Does Knotwork
marlinespike.com
Phil the Rope
Bill Gura
Carol Wang
knottingartist.com
chineseknotting.org
braiding.org
daoofsilk.com
realknots.com
morethanknots.com

Photo collections

Photos from Guild Events
IGKT-NAB 2007 Orange City, Florida, USA
IGKT-NAB 2005 Charleston, South Carolina, USA
IGKT-NAB 2003 Newport News Virginia, USA
IGKT-NAB 1999 New Bedford, MA, USA
Individuals collections of photos
Takler
Nautile aka Charles Hamel's personal pages


Sources & Tool sites

R&W Rope Warehouse
knottool
Marty Coombs books & cotton etc.
ComLax Lacrosse cord supplier.
Jimalax
Belfast Cord

Products and people who sell actual knots or knotwork

Bill Gura
Monkey's fist keyrings
Nantucket knotworks
Rope and canvas
Charles Hamel
Warrior Wear and Gear

The mathematics of knots

KnotPlot - An awesom piece of software that plots knots in 3D
Mathematics
Mathematics
KnotPlot

Related to knot tying

Ply-split Braiding Tools from Louise French
Ian's Shoelace site
EDC Forums
Museum of climbing hardware
CWA
Related Crafts
Weaving
Complex Weaving
Card or Tablet Weaving 1
Card or Tablet Weaving 2
Braid Society
Kumihimo
Braider's Hand(in-depth Kumihimo)
ISFA
Friendship Bracelets - E. Friedman
Friendship Bracelets - Heather
www.StoryOfRope.org
Macrame

Feedback and Suggestions...

If I have somehow missed a link to your knotting-related site, please tell me!
Drop me an e-mail at donb-at-donb.com with "WeKnot" in the subject line.