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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.
 
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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
gradhdhu3 years ago
Windsor, as in the British royal family. The knot was named for King Edward VII.
epic winzor.
cookie-man3 years ago
I'm sorry, but this is not a Double Windsor knot, it's just a regular Windsor knot.
russianrick (author) 3 years ago
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.
goldenlad3 years ago
It's Windsor!