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Names of Knots

Posted by ESC on February 05, 2003

In Reply to: Names of Knots posted by S. on February 05, 2003

: Hello, I was just hoping some one might know of a site or book which explains how knots (e. g., the "true lover's knot", the "sheep-shank", the "granny knot") get their names. Thanks in advance for any information.

If you'll go to and type in "knots," there are several sites like