Sunday, February 19, 2012


Here are the hard working staff. Our main job is to give hands on instruction.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Staff displays

We, the staff, are very proud of our work and love to show what we have made.


The following is a list of the knots taught in in the course.

Constrictor Knot
Lanyard/Diamond Knot
West Country Whipping
Sailmakers Whipping
Needle and Palm Whipping
3x4 Turks Head
4x3 Turks Head
Eye Splice
Eye Spice In The Middle
Flemish Eye
Wall Knot
Crown Knot
Manrope Knot
Matthew Walker
Double Matthew Walker
Ocean Plait
Monkey's Fist
Star Knot
Tangle Knot
Square Knot
Crown Sennits
French Hitching
Moku Hitching
St. Mary's Hitching
Ringbolt Hitching
Running Ringbolt Hitching
Double Hitchings

Friday, February 17, 2012

Knot Photos

Constrictor Knot.

Ocean Plait.

Tangle Knot

St. Mary's Hitching.


Monkey's Fist.


Turk's Head.


Eye Splice.

3 Strand Cockscombing.


Our world famous pretzels.
I had someone from France remember the pretzels from Knotting Matters when we met in New Bedford.

Thursday, February 16, 2012


In the MSI class, the students are taught nearly 30 decorative knots.