How to Tie a Bow Tie

To tie the Bow Tie Knot, select the bow tie of yor choice. Then follow the following steps.

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Step 1: Step 1

Put the tie around your neck so that end "A" (on your left side) is longer than the end "B".

Step 2: Step 2

Cross end "A" over the top of "B".

Step 3: Step 3

Pull end "A" up behind end "B".

Step 4: Step 4

Create a loop with the end "B". This will be half of your bow.

Step 5: Step 5

Next, let end "A" hang in front of the loop you just formed.

Step 6: Step 6

Hold everything in place, pulling end "A" behind the tie from below, then folding it in half to create the other side of the bow. Poke this loop through the space behind loop "B".

Step 7: Step 7

You have now tied the bow tie. If it looks funny or eneven, adjust the tie by tugging at its ends and straightening the center knot.

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    6 years ago on Introduction

    Eh -isn't this plagiarized from other COPYRIGHTED websites?