Dec 14, 2016, 12:08 PM
A very cool article about NASA's use of knots on the Mars lander Curiosity. The incredible blending of ancient human knowledge (knots) with the most advanced human technology!
Apr 20, 2016, 5:11 AM
Netknots hits front page of Reddit.com and server goes down from traffic overload. Apparently they call that the Hug of Death - too much internet love for the server to handle. Pretty cool, wish our server could have handled it though!
Jul 1, 2015, 10:35 AM
The move of Pro-Knot from California to Oregon is covered in this article
Aug 18, 2014, 2:27 PM
Getting its name from dock workers known as stevedores, the Stevedore Stopper Knot is bulky enough to keep the end of a rope from running through block and tackle. Give it a try next time you need a good stopper knot.
Aug 15, 2014, 9:49 AM
Most all flyfishermen will readily admit that "Indicator Fishing" is productive. After all, the fish spend most of their time on the bottom of a stream or river and an indicator rig
Aug 12, 2014, 3:41 PM
There are many opportunities to use Loop to Loop connections in fishing and it is wise to do so when you can.
Aug 8, 2014, 8:51 AM
All Scouts learn to tie the Tautline Hitch. It is a wonderful knot that allows for the adjustment of length or tension on an fixed line, such as a laundry line or tent guy line. However, The Midshipman's Hitch offers a more secure knot and some other benefits. Check it out!
Jul 24, 2014, 10:06 AM
The Midshipman's Hitch creates an adjustable loop at the end of a rope. It is similar to the Tautline Hitch but one important difference makes it superior and that is
Jul 22, 2014, 4:06 PM
We've seen a lot of ways to tie a Snell Knot and have three versions here on NetKnots but this one
Jul 21, 2014, 3:50 PM
We all need a quick release from time to time and here is another good one, the Highwayman's Hitch. Note: never for human load - too easy to release.