Introduction: How to Tie a Double Windsor Knot

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Here's are the step by step process of tying a tie.

Step 1: Selecting a Tie

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The first step is selecting a tie of your choice, it is recommended that the tie you've choose goes with the outfit you prepared for the day.

Step 2: First- Flipping Collar/ Place Around Your Neck

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First Step: Flip you shirt collar upward and bring the tie around your neck.

Step 3: Measuring

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Start with the wide end ("W") of your necktie on the right, extending about 12 inches below the narrow end ("N") on the left. 

Step 4: The Cross Over

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Then cross the wide end over the narrow end.

Step 5: Loop It

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Bring the wide end up through the loop between the collar and your tie.

Step 6: Wrap It

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Then bring the wide end back down.

Step 7: Pull It Through the Loop

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Pull the wide end underneath the narrow end and to the right, back through the loop and to the right again so that the wide end is inside out.

Step 8: Right to Left

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Bring the wide end across the front from right to left.

Step 9: Up and Through

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Then pull the wide end up through the loop again.

Step 10: Down and Through

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Bring the wide end down through the knot in front.

Step 11: The Pull-Up

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And -- using both hands -- tighten the knot carefully and draw it up to the collar.

Step 12: The Clean-up

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Now fix your self

Step 13: Fresh

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And now your complete

Comments

stechi (author)2013-09-17

Hi Keon, Yes, that's how I do it.
One thing for any beginners - ties usually have a join cos they are made out of two bits of cloth. if I put the join close to the edge of my collar in Step 2 I usually get the length about right.

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