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The Best Knot-Tying Apps: Knots 3D by NyNix

The weather's been bad, and all I've been doing is sitting at home and practicing my knots. Is there an app for that?

Knots 3D by NyNix knot tying knots apps

Knots 3D by NyNix.     Photo: Courtesy of NyNix

A:With no videos or photos, Knots 3D is definitely not the most user-friendly app reviewed here. However, the designers have put a real effort into modeling each knot in 3D. With Knots 3D, you can run your finger across the screen to scrub forward and back on animations, and read well-written descriptions of each entry. Sections describe the reliability of each knot, and even give an account of its history.

NUMBER OF KNOTS: 87

Android, iPhone, and iPad ($1.99)

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