Even if you’re not a boy scout, learning a few basic knots can be very helpful in everyday life. Whether it may be securing a load, or tying a tie, here are 4 very valuable resources to help you tie knots better.
1. How to tie a tie
2tie a tie is a comprehensive guide to all things tie tying. From traditional bow ties to office friendly Windsor knots, it provides you a step by step guide to wearing them properly. It also comes with related guides like preventing wrinkles in ties, and cleaning them as well.
2. How to tie shoelaces in different stylish ways
Ian’s shoelace site helps you learn 33 different ways of tying your shoelaces so you can break out of the traditional methods of stringing up your shoes. It also has an interesting tutorial on what it bills as the ˜fastest way to tie your shoelaces’. It also has interesting tips on how to prevent shoelaces from slipping, preventing crooked shoe lace bows, and much more.
3. How to learn how to tie all kinds of useful knots
Aptly named ˜I Will Knot’ is one of the best resources online on knot tying. It gives you animated images which show you how exactly to tie the knot, and makes for much easier reference than typical diagrams. For further reference, you can also check out Mother Earth News’s guide on how to tie the 10 most useful knots.
4. How to carry about a guide about useful knots in your pocket
Infocard is an interesting project which sets out to collecting a few useful knots and putting them on wallet card for easy reference. If you want to keep them handy, you can visit the page and print your own.Google+