Named best knot-tying app by Outside Magazine! Learn to tie knots the fun and easy way from the creators of the web's #1 knot site. Animated Knots by Grog is simply the best, most comprehensive teaching and reference tool for boaters, climbers, fishermen, scouts and hobbyists. Watch knots tie themselves in simple step-by-step photo animations, or go frame-by-frame as you learn each knot. Tap the info button to get detailed descriptions about each knot's correct use, advantages and disadvantages, and other information.
["Insanely Great!" - Cult of Mac]
INCLUDED KNOTS: (Knots go by a variety of names with the most common shown here. App includes a complete, searchable list.): Albright, Alpine Butterfly Bend, Alpine Butterfly Loop, Double Alpine Butterfly, Anchor Hitch, Arbor, Ashley Bend, Ashley Stopper, Australian Braid, Back Splice, Barrel Hitch, Bimini Twist, Blake's Hitch, Blood, Boom Hitch, Bowline, Bowline on a Bight, One-Handed Bowline, Running Bowline, Water Bowline, Braid Single Rope, Braid Three Strands, Locked Brummel Splice, Brummel Demo, McDonald Brummel Eye Splice, Buntline Hitch, Butcher's, Carrick Bend, Carrick Bend Mat, Celtic Mat, Chain Sinnet, Chain Splice, Care & Cleaning, Cleat Hitch-Deck, Cleat Hitch-Halyard, Clove Hitch-Loops, Clove Hitch-End, Clove Hitch-Half Hitches, Cobra Lanyard, Coil Attached Rope, Coil Unattached Rope, Common Whipping, Constrictor, Constrictor-Surgical, Cow Hitch-End, Cow Hitch-Loops, Crown, Crown Sinnet, Davy, Double Davy, Diamond Lanyard, Distel Hitch, Double Fisherman's, Double Overhand, Drapery Tie Back, Dropper Loop, Duncan (Uni) Knot, Farrimond Friction Hitch, Figure 8, Egg Loop, Directional Figure 8 Loop, Figure 8 Flake, Figure 8 Follow Through, Figure 8 Bend, Double Figure 8 Loop, Figure 9 Loop, Flat Overhand Bend, Flemish Flake-Spiral, Four Strand Square Sinnet, French Sinnet, Girth (Strap) Hitch, Gnat Hitch, Half Hitch, Half Knot, Halyard Hitch, Handcuff Knot, Hasty Webbing Harness, Heaving Line, Highwayman's Hitch, Hunter's Bend, Icicle Hitch, Icicle Hitch-End, Improved Clinch, Klemheist, Lashing-Diagonal, Lashing-Round, Lashing-Shear, Lashing-Square, Lashing-Tripod, Ligature (Instrument), One Handed Ligature, Two Handed Ligature, Lighterman's Hitch, Long Bury Splice, Masthead Mat, Double Matthew Walker, Midshipman's, Monkey's Fist, Mooring Hitch, Munter Hitch, Super Munter Hitch, Nail Knot, Non-Slip Mono, Noose, Ocean Plait Mat, Orvis, Overhand, Packer's, Palomar, Tying a Package, Perfection Loop, Pile Hitch, Poacher's, Prusik, Purcell Prusik System, Radium Release Hitch, Rapala, Rat-Tail Stopper, Square (Reef), Rolling Hitch, Rope Ladder, Round Turn & Hitches, Sailmaker's Whipping, San Diego Jam, Sheepshank, Sheet Bend, Shoelace Bow, ShoeLace Fieggen, Siberian, Grog's Sliding Splice, Slim Beauty, Slip, Snell, Spanish Bowline, Eye Splice, Short Splice, Stevedore, Stopper Loop, Strangle Knot, Stronger Soft Shackle, Surgeon's, Surgeon's Loop, Surgical Tie, Two Handed Surgical Tie, Surgical Slip Tie, Child's Swing, Tensionless Hitch, Necktie (Bow Tie), Necktie (Four-in-Hand), Necktie (Half Windsor), Necktie (Pratt/Shelby), Necktie (Windsor), Theodore, Thief, Timber Hitch, Trilene, Trucker's Hitch, Tumble Hitch, Turk's Head, Underwriter's, Wall Knot, Wall & Crown, Water Knot, West Country Whipping, Zeppelin Bend
PREVIOUS VERSION REVIEWS:
5 stars - 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. Enjoyable to just watch, practical and relevant to learn. This is the second App enticing enough for me to actually buy.
5 stars - New to knots
This is my first review. I would pay twice the amount for this app. I would give it ten stars if I could. It can be done step by step unlike others I've seem that you have replay a dozen times to get the same results. Thank you for you time and effort.
7 NEW KNOTS! 189 ANIMATIONS IN ALL!
New knots include: Adjustable Grip, Adjustable Sling, Bottle Sling, Double Dragon, Double Turle, Shoe Surgeons, Whoopie Sling
Ratings and Reviews
Almost, but not quite totally excellent
A great portable offline version of Grog's website that allows you to take it with you to where you need the information. The most annoying misfeature is the startup screen that sits there for two seconds. Thats the only reason I don't give it 4 stars. The app would be *vastly* improved if it just opened up in whatever view it was in when you closed it - especially since it doesn't appear to be iOS 4 aware so you get a startup screen every time you switch back to it.
I find it missing a handful of knots I consider essential, the "secure Ian Knot" for shoelaces, icicle hitch and Ashleigh Stopper Knot / Oysterman's Knot but the overall content is excellent and easily fulfills almost any need.
As a migration of the website to iPhone it is good but it would be improved with actual search capabilities, and the ability to list by purpose rather than just category e.g., "joining ropes", "tying shoes", "making loops" etc. Of course a traditional breakdown into bends, hitches, knots etc. would also be good and relatively simple.
Despite it's shortcomings, all of which can be easily fixed in later versions, I still find it worth the price.
Superb knot app!
The clarity of presentation and the ability to control the animation so as to keep track of the tying process is without peer. Highly recommended...
Rip off *****
Was liking the app till I went to put on my ipad, and found I was gonna be charged another $6.50. If u gonna do an ipad and iPhone version, don't try make ppl pay twice, cos they will just think of you as a bunch rip off ***** who can go **** themselves.
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.