What is it about?
Animated Knots by Grog from Outside Magazine is a terrific source for your knot-tying needs. You can view step-by-step photo animations, making learning simple. The app includes an enormous variety of options from a barrel hitch to a sheepshank to a water knot. Whatever knot you want, you’ll get with Animated Knots by Grog.
Why we love it
For the easiest way to learn to tie knots, Animated Knots by Grog has easy instructions and detailed information.
App Store Description
Learn to tie knots (195+ knots) the fun and easy way from the creators of the web's #1 knot tying site. Animated Knots by Grog is simply the best, most comprehensive teaching & reference app for climbers, boaters, sailors, fishermen, scouts, arborists, search & rescue, surgeons and medical students, paracord enthusiasts & hobbyists.
Over 195 Animated Knots tied step-by-step using rope, paracord or other material are organized by ACTIVITY CATEGORY & TYPE:
ACTIVITY CATEGORY - Arborist Knots (28), Boating & Sailing Knots (32), Climbing Knots (22), Fishing Knots (31), Decorative Knots (24), Household knots (24), Decorative knots (24), Horse & Farm knots (21), Scouting knots (31), Search and Rescue knots (22), Neckties (5) knots & Surgical ligatures (11).
TYPE - Basic knots (8), Bends (14), End loops (22), Hitches (35), Mats (4), Mid loops (11), Quick Release (10), Slide & Grip (13), Splices (15) & Stopper knots (10).
Watch knots tie themselves in simple step-by-step image animations, or click frame-by-frame (at your own speed) as you learn to tie each knot - using the NORMAL or MIRROR orientation (great for left-handers). When viewing a knot, simply tap INFO (top right) to get detailed descriptions about each knot's correct use, advantages & disadvantages, safety considerations, similar knots, alternatives, and other information.
SEARCH for knots, view the complete knot list & save your FAVORITES for quick access.
Better to know a knot and not need it, than need a knot and not know it.
Excerpts from previous version reviews:
"The Coolest Ever! Easy to understand and use, very informative with clear instructions on how to makes hundreds of knots step by step, divided by categories for easy navigation, truly inspiring and beautiful knots..."
"I would pay twice the amount for this app. I would give it ten stars if I could."
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