Knots You Gotta Know with Gordon ONLINE

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This class has different price options for those affected by the pandemic, click the register button above and see the different options

What’s it all about?

Knowing how to tie a good knot is an important life skill, whether you are sailing, camping or hiking. We’ll help you tighten up your existing skills and tie up the loose ends in your knotting knowledge.

What will we cover?

We will be covering the basics and building on skills to learn:

  • Bowline
  • Sheet bend
  • Round lashing
  • Square lashing
  • and more

After the class you will be knotting with confidence!

What will you need?

  • String, cord or thick wool to practice you knots with (of a reasonable thickness and pliability)

Who will be teaching?

Gordon is an ethicist, environmentalist, Principal at Ethilogical Consulting, lecturer at RMIT’s School of Design, and author of Power and the Professional published by McFarland Press. He is also a blacksmith, coppersmith and ongoing member of the Victorian Scout Association.  You can reach him at to talk more about ethics, power, conflict resolution or crafty stuff of any kind.