Publication Date: 11/11/2021 ISBN: 9781472985651 Category:

Creative Ropecraft

Stuart Grainger, Des Pawson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: 11/11/2021 ISBN: 9781472985651 Category:
Paperback / Softback




Creative Ropecraft is a wonderful collection of practical nautical knots and decorative ropework. Anyone tempted to try their hand at this will be able to follow the steps easily thanks to Stuart Grainger’s exquisite and clear drawings. This brand new, fully updated edition has a foreword, revisions, and tips from knotting expert, Des Pawson. Readers can learn how to tie and use a wide variety of knots, both practical and elaborate, including:

crown and wall knots
turk’s heads
door knockers
cuff links
table lamps
rope-edged trays and much more.

This book will be beautifully presented in a larger format, in full colour, and with new photography and material from Des Pawson. It will now sit comfortably alongside the successful Knot Craft and Rope Mats.

Reviews of the previous edition:

‘The best fancy knotting book…only when you’ve tried can you know just how good.’ Knotting Matters

‘Essential for any knot tyer’s library. Stuart Grainger’s illustrations are a joy to use, both for their beauty and clarity of instruction.’ Des Pawson

Reviews of Des Pawson:

‘When it comes to personal ropecraft, Des Pawson is the master.’
Yachting Times

‘there really is no one better to publish a book on knot design than Des Pawson.’
Towpath Talk

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