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By J. D. Lenzen

Respected the world over for his knotting talents and transparent, concise video and publication displays, J. D. Lenzen exhibits tips on how to tie knots like no others. simply as origami collectible figurines are created in the course of the merging of alternative folding options, he creates new knots by way of combining old knot parts and new knotting ideas. The manufactured from this intermingling is what he calls a fusion knot -- a new style of knot in a centuries-old culture. it's infrequent for a knot booklet to add even one fresh, never-before-seen knot, yet Decorative Fusion Knots positive aspects greater than 20 brand-new knots created by means of the writer. Decorative Fusion Knots is the end result of ten years of research, perform, and construction. The knots inside have been encouraged via historical past, nature, mythology, and extra. a lot of those wonderful knots have by no means been provided or defined publicly, formerly. by no means prior to has a knot e-book awarded a step by step layout to tying fresh knots like this in full-color. along fusion knots, this e-book provides logical and finished directions for a plethora of old knots, together with Celtic knots, chinese language ornamental knots, maritime knots, and well known paracord ties. every one ancient knot guide is gifted in step by step model. all of the six hundred step by step colour images is observed with transparent, concise educational captions. no matter if you are a sailor, instructor, jewellery maker, survivalist, basic knot fanatic, or simply searching for bush crafts, paracord ties, a curriculum for college students, or a enjoyable option to move the time, Decorative Fusion Knots is the booklet for you. With easy-to-understand captions and transparent step by step images, readers can research at their very own speed, overview complete ideas at a unmarried look and easily lay the publication flat at the desk and stick to alongside as they tie.

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Sixty seven Celtic Tree of lifestyles Knot . . sixty nine Pagoda Knot . . . . . . . . . . seventy one part 6 well known Paracord ties Solomon Bar . . . . . . . . . . seventy four extensive Solomon Bar . . . . . seventy six unmarried Genoese Bar . . . . seventy eight Trilobite Knot . . . . . . . . . . eighty part 7 part three Weaving and tucking Bights part solid good fortune Knot . . . 34 Spiral Knot . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Triskelion Knot . . . . . . . . 37 Tea Cup Knot . . . . . . . . . . 39 Panel Knot . . . . . . . . . . . . forty two Longhorn Knot . . . . . . . . forty four Petals of the Flower Flower Knot . . . . . . . . . . . eighty four Double Looped Knot . . eighty five pass Knot . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Winged move Knot . . . . 87 part nine different Asian inspirations Button Knot . . . . . . . . . . 102 Maedate Knot . . . . . . . . 103 Pipa Knot . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Plafond Knot . . . . . . . . . a hundred and five part 10 Knots for fans actual Lover's Knot . . . . . 108 Kinky Lover's Knot . . . . 109 Clasped fingers Knot . . a hundred and ten Diamond Ring Knot . . 112 part eleven brief and lengthy sinnets Eternity Knot . . . . . . . . . 116 Caterpillar Sinnet . . . . . 117 Zipper Sinnet . . . . . . . . 118 Spinal Sinnet . . . . . . . . . one hundred twenty Bugle twine . . . . . . . . . . . 122 concerning the writer . . . . one hundred twenty five Foreword JD first got here to my consciousness whilst he began to publish on the internet discussion board of the foreign Guild of Knot Tyers (IGKT), giving hyperlinks to his movies on YouTube. those video clips are striking demonstrations of his knotting skill and supply astonishingly transparent directions on tips to tie a number of knots. but if it involves knot books, there are lots of. And nearly all of them exhibit an analogous knots, albeit with different images and diversifications on how they are often tied. entertainment. this can be particularly intriguing if you can have inspiration knots have been anything in basic terms utilized by experts, equivalent to sailors or climbers; or taught to Scouts and publications, yet then forgotten within the smooth international of snaps and fasteners. So whereas away a couple of minutes (and don’t be stunned whilst hours have handed! ). Tie a few or all of those creations. All you would like is a bit of twine, a bit time, and a state of mind to ask yourself. So why decide on this ebook? First, it depends on step by step, transparent, and simple to keep on with photos instead of illustrated diagrams. moment, almost all these knots have by no means seemed in books sooner than. and extra, this e-book not just teaches, it evokes! Barry Mault Honorary Secretary foreign Guild of Knot Tyers www. igkt. web Fusion knots convey what might be completed with a bit endurance and mind's eye, and supply unending possibilities for ornamental knotting ix x acknowledgments for his or her help and/or suggestion within the creation of this e-book, i want to thank Andrew McBeth, Cleo Dubois, Clifford W. Ashley, brilliant Winn, Eve Minax, Sylvain Niles, my mom and dad (Jim and Barbara) and all those that sign up for my Tying all of it jointly YouTube channel. with no you, particularly those that proceed to help my on-line video clips, this ebook shouldn't have become. And…a very exact because of my spouse and my muse, Kristen Kakos. Your presence in my lifestyles brings me pleasure, convenience, and the liberty to create. For those presents i'm endlessly thankful. xi introduction For tens of millions of years, knots performed a severe function in human society.

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