How to Tie the Half Windsor Tie Knot

The Half Windsor Knot is a medium sized, symmetrical knot for medium and wide shirt collar openings. It is a very popular necktie knot due to its accommodating size and pleasing look.  Consider it a must for every man’s repertoire. Depicted here in a video image from the Half Windsor Knot chapter of the How to Tie a Tie Video Professional Series, the Half Windsor knot is the perfect necktie for the business professional to wear to work on a daily basis. Once you learn the skill of tying the Half Windsor knot, you will most likely wear it as your knot of choice.

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1. To tie the Half Windsor knot, place the tie around your neck with the wide end in your right hand and the narrow end in your let hand.

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2. Notice how far above or below the end of the narrow end of the tie is in relation to your belt. This point of reference will be useful later if your tie comes out too long or too short.

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3. Cross wide end of the tie over the narrow end and turn back underneath and end on the right side.

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4. Bring tie up on the right side and down through the inside of the neck loop,

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and end on the right side.

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5.Next pass the wide end around front of the tie from right to left.

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6. Now come up through the neck loop and down through the loop made by the previous cross at the front of the tie.

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7. Carefully pull the knot tight and then grasp the knot and draw it up to the collar

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8. Fold down the collar and straighten the tie.

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