How To Tie a Tie

7. The Windsor

The Windsor knot produces a much wider triangular knot than the Half-Windsor or Simple knot. If you were wondering about the tie’s origins, you can thank King George V for this knot. The King allegedly preferred his ties to have a wider knot. To tie a Windsor knot, cross the wide end in front of the skinny end, then fold it behind and push it up through the inside of the loop. Then, take the wide end around the outside of the knot, bringing it over the top of the knot, going from front to back. Do another rotation around the outside of the knot  this time bringing the wide end over top of the knot from behind. Pull the wide end through the loop and pull it tight!

Windsor Knot Guide
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