Marlinspike Sailor's Knots and Crafts

Item #: 300-819
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Subtitled A Step-by-Step Guide to Tying Classic Sailor's Knots to Create, Adorn, and Show Off

Black and white photos are greatly enhanced by drawings to explain just how you go about making (tying) all the items below. Also included are resources for different types of line, as well as tips on shellacking.


  • Turks Head Knot
  • Square Knot
  • Ashleys Knot
  • Monkeys Fist
  • Net Knot
  • Carrick Bend
  • Ocean Platt Knott
  • Double French, Zig-Zag, Single French, and Ring Bolt
  • Various Braids (Sennits)
  • Chinese Button Knot
  • Garment Buttons using the Wall and Crown Knots
  • Canvas Bag for Jacks or Marbles, Chess or Checkers Board, Manila Ring Toss
  • Round Canvas Ditty Bag or Laundry Bag, Canvas Letter Holder, Rope Hammock

    by Barbara Merry
    102 pp., Softcover
    8 1/2" x 11"

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