The Different Types of Knots [Infographic]

Unless you are a boyscout you probably don’t know the many different ways to tie a knot. Most of us learn how to tie a shoe and that is about the extent of our knot tying abilities.

This infographic shows the many types of knots that you can tie. There are many purposes for each type of knot and by learning how to tie them you can be more prepared in situation. That’s why a boy scout is always prepared.

How many of these knots can you tie? Which one is your favorite?


  • Sarah Dennis

    This looks interesting but honestly, the images are way too small and blurry to be useful.
    Please give some serious consideration to reposting each of the four boards as a separate image. Preferably images with much higher resolution. Thanks!!