Southern Ontario Knot Tyers

Proud Member of the International Guild of Knot Tyers
(North American Branch)


The Southern Ontario Knot Tyers  is an affiliate chapter of the International Guild of Knot Tyers 


Meetings - We Welcome All!

The Southern Ontario Knot Tyers meet on the second Sunday of every month at 1:00 pm. We welcome all knot tyers regardless of your level of proficiency. If you are interested in attending a meeting, please CLICK HERE TO CONTACT US


Meet the 2 fastest Junior Knot Tyers in the World


Semi-Annual Meeting - Hamilton, Ontario Canada

Ken Yalden: "Born to be Wild"


S.O.K.T. Board of Directors

 President – John Staley-

Treasurer- Dave Lambert-

Secretary- Paul Goodman

Directors- Mark Ellis

       John Wilkinson


Mission Statement:

 The mission of the Southern Ontario Knot Tyers shall be as follows:To preserve traditional knotting techniques and promote the development of new techniques for new material and applications. We attend public events to advertise the Guild and its work, and conduct talks and demonstrations by arrangement with interested groups. We keep in touch with each other by correspondence, by holding regular meetings and exhibitions at both international and regional levels.

 To engage in cultural, educational and charitable activities to further the interests of the SOKT and the Guild.

 To support the mission of the International Guild of Knot Tyers as an affiliate.

 To protect and preserve the integrity of the Guild.

 To receive, manage, invest, expend, or otherwise utilize the assets of the SOKT to further and carry out its mission.


TRIVIA: Birds that tie Knots - To learn more, CLICK HERE