Search Directory

EXPESEARCH is a directory of non-profit organizations and commercial companies which offer products and services to expeditions, ExpeditionQuest members, and the general public. Special Discount Codes are available only to members of Expedition Quest. Organizations which offer discounts to EQ members are listed at the top of their category. For more information on registering your organization or company please go here

Enter keywords to search the Expesearch Directory :

ExpeSearch > Survival > Knots
 Sub Categories
 Top Sites in Category
 5.10 Climbing Club: Double Butterfly
Explanation, illustrations, and instructions.

 Active Angler's Knot Tying
Learn to tie knots. Instructions for common fishing knots.

 Alrama's Knots Site
Animated graphics of several knots being tied. Knot names are in Italian.

 Animated Knot Tying Software
Downloadable demonstration software

 Australian Scouts
Covers knots used in the Australian Scouts award scheme. Illustrations and descriptions.

 Baggy's Rope Box
Covers the Angler's loop, the Fisherman's knot, and the Friendship knot. Step by step illustrations and instructions.

 Basic Rock Knot Booklet
Covers the ring bend, overhand, fisherman's, figure-8, munter hitch and clove hitch. Also covers emergency harness construction and belay techniques. Diagrams.

 Beer Knot
Photos and instructions for tying this variant of the water knot.

 Blue Ridge Mountain Rescue Group
Covers climbing and rescue knots including how to make a seat harness from webbing and the bowline-on-a-coil. Photos and instructions.

 Boating Knots
Covers knots for sailing, fishing, and general outdoor usage. Illustrations and common uses.

 Boy Scouts 42nd Brighton
Covers scouting knots including the Rolling hitch, Thief knot, and Thumb knot. Animations, tips, and common uses.

 Boy Scouts Troop 700
Covers the square knot, clove hitch, bowline, half hitches, timber hitch, sheet bend, and tautline hitch. Animations. Requires Microsoft PowerPoint Animation Player.

Analysis of the strength loss caused by using a girth hitch. Climbing variations of the girth hitch, the dogvine, the mule knot, and the Figure-8. How to tie a bowline and clove hitch one-handed.

 Essential Scout skills explained | 4th Tyldesley Scouts
Covers common scouting knots including the Harvester hitch, Timber hitch, Thumb knot, and Rolling hitch. Step by step illustrations and common uses.

 Fishing Cairns
Covers fishing knots including the Clinch knot, Palomar knot, Scaffold knot, and Blood knot. Illustrations, instructions, and common uses.

 Fishing Knots to Know-Animated Knot Lessons
Animated lessons for the popular fishing knots, including the hook snell. Tackle Talk
Covers fishing knots including the Float stop, Spider hitch, Paternoster rig, and Bimini twist. Step by step illustrations and instructions. Common uses.

 Flyfishing Knots
Basic Advice on Tying Knots

 Forty Boy Scout Knots
Common scouting knots including the Halyard bend, the Tiller's hitch, the Granny knot, and the Lariat loop. Illustrations and common uses.

 Idaho Fly Fishing
Covers the new Pitzen knot, the Double-Surgeon knot, the Blood Knot, the Clinch Knot, and the Nail Knot. Illustrations.

Sells a video showing knots and splices tied from the user's perspective. Also how to create a rope making machine.

 Irish Climbing
Covers common climbing knots, including five friction knots for ascending the rope. Illustrations and common uses.

 Knot Knotes
Trivia, jokes, records, projects, and games. Knot basics. Downloadable fonts.

 Knot Knowledge
Covers single loop knots, double loop knots, hitches, friction knots, bends, and stopper knots. Step by step instructions with photos. Definitions of terminology.

 Knot Tying Charts for Sale
Fishing, Navigation Charts, boating and Hunting refrence Charts. All charts are 3mm Laminated to ensure 100% percent Waterproofing, and can be rolled up to fit into any tackle box.

 Knots on the Web
A collection of knotting resources.

 Marinews Boating
Covers common boating knots including the Cleat wind, Clove hitch, and Wagoner's hitch. Animations and common uses.

 Marinews Fishing
Includes common fishing knots including the Albright, the Butterfly Dropper, the Centauri, and Dropper loop. Animations, step by step illustrations, and common uses.

 New Zealand Speleological Society
Covers common caving knots including the Figure 8, Figure 9, Alpine Butterfly, Italian hitch, and Tape knot. Illustrations and common uses.

 Notable Knot Index
New, useful, and interesting bends, loops, hitches, and knots.

 Nu-2 Knotboards
Sells a knotboard. Includes zoomed views of the knots and ordering information.

 Pike & Zander
Covers fishing knots including the Palomar, the 5 Turn Grinner knot, the 4 Turn Water knot, and the Knotless knot. Illustrations and common uses.

 Rackelhanen Flyfishing Magazine
Step by step illustrations for useful fishing knots. User contributions welcomed.

 Rec.crafts.knots FAQ
Frequently asked questions for the newsgroup, covering resources, recommendations, and links.

 Rock and Ice: Basic Climbing Knots
Covers the figure-8 follow-through, figure-8 on a bight, clove hitch, overhand and prusik. Illustrations and instructions.

 Rope Rescue
Covers common rescue knots including the Tensionless hitch, Mariner's knot, and Inline Figure 8. Illustrations and appropriate uses.

 Ropers Knots Pages
Index of knots with links, illustrations, and descriptions.

A book of knots, hitches, splicing, lashing and rope making.

 Ruckus Society
Covers the Fisherman's knot, Bowline, Prusik, Water knot and several hitches. Illustrations and common uses.

Common sailing knots, including the Figure 8, Square knot, Sheet bend, Clove hitch, and Bowline. Illustrations, instructions, and common uses.

 Scouting Resources
Covers hitches and lashings. Alphabetical listing with illustrations and common uses. Also includes terminology definitions.

Covers the Figure 8, Fisherman's Bend, Reef knot, and Marling hitch. Illustrations.

 Shooting Star's Marlinspike Page
Covers common boating knots including the Anchor bend, the Carrick bend, the Buntline hitch, and several variations of the Bowline. Animated illustrations and step-by-step instructions. Table showing the relative strength of the knots.

 Six Exploding Knots
Covers six knots that untie easily, including the Sliding Butterfly, Double Carrick bend, and Clove Hitch Biting a Bight. Step-by-step illustrations with instructions and a table of properties.

 Sophia-Antipolis Speleogical Society
Covers common caving knots including the double figure-8 on a bight and the farmer's knot. Illustrations.

 Sporting Adventures Kids Knots
Covers the Bowline, the Fisherman's, the Clove hitch, and the Blood knot. Animated with instructions. Requires Shockwave Player.

 Team Whiskers Knots
Catfishing Team. Includes information on baits, knots, rigs, tackle, recipes, and tournaments.

 Tennessee Outdoorsman
Covers common fishing knots including the Arbor knot, the Berkley braid, the King Sling knot and the Nail knot. Step by step illustrations and instructions.

 The Knotting Dictionary of K?nnet
Covers some common and some uncommon knots, including the Reef knot, Square knot, Sheepshank, Simple Simon Over, Monkey's Fist, and Vice Versa. Illustrations and common uses. What the knot is called in other languages. User-submitted comments.

 The Lehigh Group
Covers common marine knots, plus the Hangman's knot, the Scaffold knot, and the Gallows knot. Illustrations and common uses.

 The Pitzen Knot
Illustrations and step-by-step instructions.

 The Prusik Knot
Discussion, comments, and tips regarding the use of this knot for both sailing and climbing. History.

 Troop 9
Common scouting knots including the Tautline hitch, the Trucker's hitch, and the Sheet bend. Animations and photos of the finished knots.

 University of New England Mountaineering Club
Covers the Alpine Butterfly, Bowline, Clove hitch, and Fisherman's knot. Animation and common uses. Tying Knots
A collection of tutorials, guides and instructionally oriented websites dealing with knot tying.