International Guild of Knot Tyers

Books & Guild Items For Sale


You can order books and other items either by post or by email. There is an order form below which you can download, print and post with your cheque but you will need to know the amount to include for postage and packing (p&p) - see How to Pay below. There are also printable catalogues which you can download showing book covers and pictures of other items.

You can also send your order by email - simply list the items you require and the Supplies Secretary will let you know the postage & packing charge before you confirm your order if you wish.

Discounts on bulk purchases are available on some books. Please contact the Supplies Secretary for details.

Goods will be sent to you by Royal Mail (using airmail if outside the UK) as soon as your payment has been processed. Any claim that goods were not received must be made not earlier than 21 days after dispatch and if damaged within 14 days of receipt. Any refund will be processed using the same method used for payment.

Order Form & Catalogues

Please note that these documents require Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 The covers of the latest additions to our book range.

  Ashley cover small

A reprint of Ashley's 1925 forerunner to his classic work.

This edition was produced for the Guild's 30th anniversary. 


 Turks Head Knots James Harveycoversmall

 A thorough set of recipes for all Turk's Head Knots and a lot more.

This is a reprint of James' book, first published in 1997.


Two monographs from Colin Grundy - previously editor of Knotting Matters


ColinBALinesHow lives are saved - and sometimes lost - when using breathing apparatus in fire-rescuesColinChairKnot

A full study of this important knot

How to Pay

You can either:

pay by credit or debit card via Paypal online. Send your order by email and indicate whether you want to have a quote for the p&p charges before you confirm your order. Once you have confirmed your order, you will be sent an email requesting payment via Paypal;


you can send a cheque drawn on a UK bank in sterling for the full amount including p&p to the Supplies Secretary whose details are below;


if you do not have online access you can pay by credit card using the order form above or by letter (please do not send credit card details by email). If you send your card details this way, it is at your own risk. You can check the p&p charges by email or telephone. The Supplies Secretary details are below.

We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.

Supplies Secretary Contact Details

IGKT Supplies Secretary
18 Beverley Crescent
Woodford Green
IG8 9DD,  UK
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Tel: +44(0)20 8504 4544