Introduction: How to Tie a Double Windsor Knott (a Necktie)

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These instructions present a simple, step-by-step process, to make a double Windsor
tie knot.

Step 1: Step 1

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Hang tie around neck with the thin side on the left, thick side on right.
Right side should hang down to the knee, seam towards body

Step 2: Step 2

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Bring thick end over thin end, creating a X
Throughout process, hold X in place with one hand

Step 3: Step 3

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 Bring thick end behind thin end and up through the hole

Step 4: Step 4

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Wrap thick end around the back of the entire knot, from left to right

Step 5: Step 5

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Bring thick end straight up in front of knot, then straight down through hole.

Step 6: Step 6

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Wrap thick end around front of the knot, right to left direction

Step 7: Step 7

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Bring thick end underneath knot, up through the hole, and down the front of the knot, threading the thick end between two layers of the knot.

Step 8: Step 8

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Hold thin end taut and push knot towards neck until tight


gradhdhu (author)2010-10-04

Windsor, as in the British royal family. The knot was named for King Edward VII.

frollard (author)gradhdhu2010-10-04

epic winzor.

cookie-man (author)2011-02-03

I'm sorry, but this is not a Double Windsor knot, it's just a regular Windsor knot.

russianrick (author)2010-10-04

Thanks for the tip, I had heard the name but never seen it written. That and my spell check didn't pick it up. Correction has been made.

goldenlad (author)2010-10-04

It's Windsor!

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