Fancy Knotwork Demos with John Jamieson

Fancy Knotwork Demos with John Jamieson

Monday, August 7th 2017 11:00am - 1:00pm

This event is also on at the following times:
Fri, 11/08/2017 11:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 12/08/2017 11:00am - 11:00am

Experienced seaman, John Jamieson, will demonstrate his skills at fancy knotwork and show examples of some of his intricate work.

John's detailed creations are works of art and include sea-chest beckets, bell ropes and mats.

Let John introduce you to the mystery of the Monkey's Fist, The Turk's Head and the multi-strand lanyard knot.

Location: Shetland Museum & Archives boat building shed, Hay's Dock.

This is a free, drop-in demonstration suitable for all ages.

Category: Tours and Demonstrations