“A knot is never “nearly right”; it is either exactly right or it is hopelessly wrong, one or the other; there is nothing in between.”
– Clifford Ashley
The Ashley Book of Knots
– The most comprehensive resource for knots and ropework ever published!
The Proper Use of a Clove Hitch
– The Clove Hitch is a Midline knot, not an endline knot!
This is my list of must-know knots for production tree work: