How to Tie a Tie (Simplest Way)

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Introduction: How to Tie a Tie (Simplest Way)

In a rush and need to know how to tie a tie quick? Use this way to perform the half windsor. 

Step 1: Step 1: Pop Your Collah

Make sure your collar is up right and the top button is buttoned. 

Step 2: Step 2: Set the Tie Up

Put the fatter end of the tie on the right side of you. Make sure the narrow end goes down to about your nipple on your left side. 

Step 3: Step 3: Cross the Tie Over.

Overlap the fat end of the tie over the narrow end. Make sure that the faces of the tie are facing forward. 

Step 4: Step 4: Underlap

Bring the fat end of the tie underneath the narrow end. Make sure the back of the tie is facing outward.

Step 5: Step 5: Fold Over One More Time But W/ Hand

This time bring the fat end of the tie over but this time keep your hand there and put the tie over it. (Like you would tying a knot.)

Step 6: Step 6: Bring the Fat End Up

Now take the fat end of the tie and bring it up towards your neck. The back of the tie should be facing away from you. Make sure to keep your hand from the last step where it was.

Step 7: Step 7: Thread the Needle

Now bring the fat end of the tie down through the loop you made with your hand in Step 5. 

Step 8: Step 8: Pull Down

Now Pull the fat end through the knot to the desired length.

Step 9: Step 9: Adjustments

Pull the narrow end of the tie downward and the knot of the tie upward until you bring the knot to your collar. Keep in mind that ties were not made to be comfortable, it will be snug. 

Step 10: Step 10: Flip Your Collar Over

Now flip your collar over the tie. 

Step 11: Now Just Enjoy Looking Snazzy

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    A nice instructable with good photos.

    Something every man should know how to do! Good job!

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    Very cool instructable. If I wasn't so comfortable in my recliner I'd give it a try. I am going to save this and give it a shot some time when I am standing. It looks simple enough for me to do it.