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Knot Guide : mini tutorial

Knot Guide : mini tutorial

Knot Guide free  is another app for learning how to tie knots.

The full version is said to show 90 knots as 2D animations of very high quality.

The menu many options including 2 levels with many categories, bends, binding, climbing, and fishing among others like scouts and rope care.

Knots Guide offers one function of a kind, you can send photos of your knots or share them on Facebook.

Available on App Store

Description from the company

Need to tie a knot? Knot Guide will teach you the ropes!

Knot Guide NOW includes the following 101 knots, 89 of which are unique:

Adjustable Bend, Adjustable Loop, Albright Knot, Alpine Butterfly on a Bight, Anchor Bend, Arbor Knot, Ashley Bend, Ashley’s Stopper, Bachmann Hitch, Back Splice, Barrel Hitch, Blake’s Hitch, Blood Knot, Bowline, Bowline on a Bight, Braid Knot, Buntline Hitch, Carrick Bend, Chain Sinnet (Daisy Chain), Cleat Hitch, Cleat Hitch With Round Turn, Clinch Knot, Clove Hitch, Clove Hitch on a Bight, Constrictor, Countryman’s Knot, Cow Hitch, Diagonal Lashing, Double Figure Eight Loop, Double Fisherman’s, Double Overhand Stopper, Double Sheet Bend, Double Surgeon’s Loop, Eye Splice, Figure Eight Follow Through, Figure Eight Knot, Figure Eight Loop, Fisherman’s Bend, Fisherman’s Knot, Flemish Flake, Gasket Coil, Girth Hitch, Highwayman’s Hitch, Honda Knot, Hunter’s Bend, Improved Clinch Knot, Jug Sling, Klemheist Knot, Lariat, Lark’s Head, Lumberman’s Knot, Monkey Fist, Mooring Hitch, Munter Hitch, Nail Knot, Orvis Knot, Overhand Knot, Oysterman’s Stopper, Palomar Knot, Perfection Loop, Poacher’s Knot, Prusik Knot, Rapala, Reef Knot, Rigger’s Bend, Right Angle Knot, Rolling Hitch, Rosendahl Bend, Rosendahl Loop, Round Lashing, Running Bowline, Running Knot, Sailor’s Gripping Hitch, Sailor’s Whipping, San Diego Jam Knot, Shear Lashing, Sheepshank, Sheet Bend, Simple Simon Under, Sledge Knot, Slim Beauty, Slip, Square, Square Lashing, Stevedore, Surgeon’s Knot, Tautline Hitch, Timber Hitch, Trucker’s Hitch (1), Trucker’s Hitch (2), True Lover’s Knot, Turk’s Head 3L5B, Turle Knot, Two Half Hitches, Uni Knot, Water Bowline, Water Knot, West Country Whipping, Yosemite Bowline, Zeppelin Bend, Zeppelin Loop

18 CATEGORIES include: 
Bends, Binding Knots, Climbing Knots, Decorative Knots, Fishing Knots, Hitches (End), Hitches (Middle), Lashings, Loops (Fixed), Loops (Slip), Navy SEAL Knots, Rope Care, Sailing Knots, Scout Knots, Shortenings, Splices, Stopper Knots, Whippings

FEATURES:
* Clear, colorful photographs
* Browse search by category or knot name
* From the “Knot Categories” screen, select a knot category (description and photo included for each category)
* Next, select a specific knot from your chosen category (description and photo included for each specific knot)
* Swipe the images to move forward or backward through the visual steps.
* Save your favorite knots for easy access
* “Knot Lingo” screen covers basic terms for knot tying.
* “Knot Here” is a place for you to post your knot accomplishments! Take a photo of your finished knot from the final step of each knot and share it! See how many knots other Knot Guide fans have tied and comment on their work!

People of all walks of life since ancient times have found knots both fascinating and essential. Knots are used in sailing, climbing, tree trimming, jewelry making, and everyday tasks such as hitching a load to your vehicle.
Whether you are a novice or you have experience with tying knots, Knot Guide will assist you!

NOTE: Knots that are also known as another name are now also listed by the other name (eg. Square Knot is also listed as Reef Knot).

Company site WinkPass
Price free/$1.99

Comments

It is a very good app. The photos are very clean, even if the choice of a bicolour rope makes it some times difficult to understand but the arrows are a nice addition.

Categories are very broad and the same knots can appear in many of them.

Their solution for the many names is to have the same knots under many entries. That’s an easy way to grow the list but doesn’t help at understanding the many names.

In the free version there is only 12 knots with a few identical.

I know Facebook and sharing is very important for many of us but I’m not sure about sharing my finished knots.

Finally the many popups for other version and others apps are very annoying.

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Utility ★★★☆☆
Fulfils ★★★☆☆
Ease ★★★☆☆
Global ★★★☆☆

 

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