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Different Ways To Tie A Necktie 

There are many ways to tie a necktie. Some are more difficult than others, but all require time to perfect the technique.  

Four-in-Hand Tie Knot Instructions 

  1. Begin by crossing the wide end over the narrow end. 
  1. Fold the wide end underneath the narrow end. 
  1. Pass the wide end horizontally over the narrow end again. 
  1. Take the wide end up and through the loop around your neck. 
  1. Take the wide end through the knot in front. Proceed to tighten the knot and pull it up to your collar. 

Half Windsor Tie Knot Instructions 

  1. Begin by crossing the wide end over the narrow end. 
  1. Fold the wide end underneath the narrow end. 
  1. Pull the wide end up. 
  1. Take the wide end back down through the loop. 
  1. Move the wide end horizontally over the narrow end. 
  1. Take the wide end up through the loop. 
  1. Pull the wide end through the knot in front. Proceed to tighten the knot and pull it up to your collar. 

Full Windsor Tie Knot Instructions 

  1. Begin by crossing the wide end over the narrow end. 
  1. Take the wide end back through the loop around your neck. 
  1. Take the wide end over the narrow end in the same direction you crossed it at step 1. 
  1. Fold the wide end underneath the narrow end. 
  1. Take the wide end up… 
  1. And back through the loop in the same direction as step 4. 
  1. Fold the wide end horizontally over the narrow end. 
  1. Bring the wide end up through the loop once more, like you did in step 2. 
  1. Pull the wide end through the knot. 

Pratt Tie Knot Instructions  

  1. Begin by crossing the wide end under the narrow end, while the tie hangs inside out around your neck. 
  1. Pull the wide end up over the narrow end. 
  1. Take the wide end down through the loop and tighten the knot. 
  1. Move the wide end horizontally over the narrow end. 
  1. Pull the wide end back up through the loop. 
  1. Pull the wide end through the knot in front. Proceed to tighten the knot and pull it up to your collar. 

In conclusion there are many ways to tie a tie. You just have to pick the one that is the best for your situation and suits you best. 

Article submitted by Stephanie Kinney.

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