New paperback version. All knots are useful, but many can also be very beautiful. Here, Lindsey Philpott delivers a comprehensive, useful, and attractive book of decorative knots from around the world. Readers will learn the materials, methods, measurements, and tools needed to tie dozens of beautiful knots. Flat knots, round knots, square knots, covering knots—you name it, and this book has it. From braids to plaits to sinnets, here are step-by-step instructions accompanied by full-color photographs for the knot tie-er's reference. A handy reference book or a beautiful gift, this is an essential addition to every knot enthusiast's library. 1,600 color photographs.