Neck knives are a versatile tool or weapon for self defense, survival and Every Day Carry. We have listed nine best rated options with differing styles, lengths and weights. Neck knives are quite handy and easy to access when worn outside of your clothing. But be sure to check with your municipality regarding the legalities of blade length and concealment if you plan to carry on the streets.
Weighing in at only 1.4 oz, this compact Sog is lightweight and perfect for everyday carry. It sports a 1.9″ long clip point blade and an overall length of just under 5″.
The Mini is made with solid stainless steel in a full tang design and offers a solid grip as well. This Mini beast of a neck knife comes with a 14″ black steel lanyard and a sturdy nylon sheath if you prefer to carry on belt or boot.
Whether used for Self Defense or survival, you can’t go wrong with Sog.
If you are looking for a neck knife made for self defense and every day carry this sturdy blade fits the bill.
This knife has a 2.8″ blade and an overall length of 5.9″ and a weight of only 1.8 ounces. The blade is crafted out of high carbon stainless steel and has a handy 550 paracord wrapped handle.
Stored in a nylon fiber neck sheath and hung from a breakaway chain, this little knife is ready for action at a moments notice.
At an overall length of nearly 6.5″ and weighing 3oz, this is a substantial, man sized neck knife.
The Stretta offers a 3.2″ full tang, stainless steel, razor sharp blade and an ergonomic, rubber grip with finger hole. It is stored in a fully formed sheath and comes with a neck chain for easy access.
If you prefer a larger quality blade, one that you can hold on to, this is the neck knife for you.
Designed by Alan Folts, the CRKT mini Bowie neck knife is highly crafted and super ergonomic for field or self defense.
This minimalist design weapon has a 2.1″ Bowie blade forged from high carbon stainless steel steel attached to a contoured resin infused fiber handle with braided fob.
All of this is stored in a sturdy thermoplastic sheath that has mounting options beyond the neck cord.
This made in Finland neck knife has both rugged looks and abilities.
At an overall length of 4.5″, with a 2″ cutting surface, this Kellam beauty is built from one piece hand forged carbon steel.
The handle is wrapped in brown sisal with an extended tang
hook for a better grip and pocket clip.
An adjustable black nylon lanyard with a swivel snap clasp attaches to an embossed leather sheath for safe storage.