Bob Holtzman’s new book on knots, The Field Guide to Knots, is out now and available from!
There are already a lot of knot books out there, so what makes this one different?
Bob tells me that it’s designed to help readers identify most functional knots they are likely to encounter – which is why he’s called it a ‘field guide’. It also explains how to untie each knot – which we all know can be an issue!
And, finally, it provides a quick way of selecting the most appropriate knot for a job (see above) – rather than forcing the reader to go through lengthy descriptions of dozens of knots to find one that seems right. I think that’s a strong selling point…
Here’s a typical knot tying page: