What's New

Addition of 2 new knots: Hammock Hitch and Johnson Hitch
A special thanks to Knot Guide fan, Gene Johnson, for his contribution!

App Description

#1 Knot App on iTunes!!! Now with 103 knots and continuous new additions!
An App Store Essentials "Weekend Warriors DIY" PICK!

"Wow your friends!" - APPLEIPHONEAPPS.com

"...a highly recommended app with tons of utility value..." - IPHONEAPPREVIEWS.net

"What's knot to love?" - "THIS OLD HOUSE" - The Hardware Isle

"Knot Guide is like a patient teacher... showing you over and over how to tie it until you’ve committed it to memory." - APPCRAVER.com

"One of the most practical apps for those not bound by four walls..." - SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER

Please also check out Knot Guide HD for the iPad.
NOW also available on the Mac App Store!

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

Knot Guide NOW includes the following 105 knots, 93 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, Hammock Hitch, Highwayman's Hitch, Honda Knot, Hunter's Bend, Improved Clinch Knot, Johnson Hitch, 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, Pile, Hitch, 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, Tumble Hitch, 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).

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • April 27, 2015 New version 6.0
  • October 14, 2014 New version 5.8
  • October 26, 2013 New version 5.7
  • September 24, 2013 New version 5.6
  • May 19, 2012 New version 5.4
  • November 07, 2011 New version 5.3