How To Tie a Tie

how to tie a half windsor knot

The Half Windsor Knot is a modest version of the Full Windsor Knot. It produces a slightly smaller knot than the Full Windsor, but it's definitely admired for its convenience. The Half Windsor Knot produces a substantial dimple in the fabric when it's tied up and looks undoubtedly just as regal as its full counterpart. In fact, it's more versatile due to its medium size. The Half Windsor Knot is symmetrical and will adequately suit both casual and formal looks. Have a go at mastering this pompous technique and observe it transform you into a king. 


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Half Windsor Knot tying steps

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  1. Place the tie around your neck with the wide end on the right and the skinny end on the left. Position the wide end lower than the skinny end.
  2. Cross the wide end over the skinny end towards the left.
  3. Cross it underneath the skinny end towards the right.
  4. Fold it up through the neck loop and then pass it down to the left side.
  5. Cross it over the skinny end towards the right.
  6. Fold it up through the neck loop from underneath.
  7. Pass it down through the loop you’ve created in the knot.
  8. Pull down on the wide end to fasten the knot and then slide it up towards your neck.
How To Tie a Tie

ABOUT THIS KNOT

The Half Windsor Knot is derived from the Windsor Knot as a smaller and quicker alternative. The Half Windsor Knot only brings the tie through the neck loop on one side instead of both, making it slightly smaller than the Full Windsor.

Tips for tying the half windsor knot

The Half Windsor Knot is a straight forward knot to execute. However, if you want to produce a substantial dimple in the fabric, make sure you fasten the knot tightly and slide it up towards the collar as much as you can.

Best ties for the half windsor knot

The Half Windsor Knot is a great option for skinny ties because it will help give them a bit of extra fullness. Because the Half Windsor Knot is almost symmetrical, it makes a great complement to flamboyant ties that have bold patterns and colours.
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