Think you know your knots? What about the Catspaw Hitch? The Thief Knot? Fisherman's Eye? The Monkey's Fist? This comprehensive, fully-illustrated how-to guide covers everything from the history of knots and what you need to know about rope to ways to make more than 50 types of knots and learn the fine art of lashing. The author, a former Eagle Scout, will show you the ropes in this top-notch handbook.