The cartman or carter generally gets along with very few knots; the LOOP KNOT (#1009), the OVERHAND (#515), and TWO HALF HITCHES (#1710) are his usual equipment. The more finished practioners prefer the BOWLINE (#1010) and the FIGURE-EIGHT (#524).




The Ashley Book of Knots by Clifford W. Ashley, Author of the Yankee Whaler, with amendments by Geoffrey Budworth, International Guild of Knot Tyers, Faber and Faber Limited, London Boston, o.J.

Fuhrmann – Knoten


M. W. Götzinger’s Anfangsgründe der Deutschen Sprachlehre in Regeln und Aufgaben. – Elfte Auflage. Durchgesehen von Dr. Ernst Götzinger, Professor an der Kantonsschule in St. Gallen. Leipzig. Johann Friedrich Hartknoch. 1870, S. 89.