The four most common ties are flat, Windsor, half Windsor and Pratt. Do you want to know how to tie? The following small knitting will show you how to tie in a more complete and detailed way. It's not a dream to learn to tie in a minute by patiently looking in the mirror and following the diagram!
Diagram I of tie playing
Windsor knot also known as Duke knot is the best choice for formal occasions, such as business banquet, reception guests, etc. The shape of Windsor knot belongs to the typical British style, with beautiful surface and full temperament.
Knotting tips: it's big, so it's suitable to tie on a very open collar and a very thin tie. This knot needs to be very symmetrical to succeed. It's a little complicated.
Text description of Windsor knot tie diagram:
Step 1: the big end is on the left and the small end is on the right. The big end is in the front and the small end is in the back, which is placed in a cross shape.
Step 2: fold the big end up and out from the neckline.
Step3: fold the big end to the left and rotate it around the small end for one circle.
Step 4: fold the big end from the inside to the right.
Step 5: the right side is the same as the left side, and then rotate around the small end.
Step 6: tighten the tie and tidy up the overall framework of the tie.
Step 7: fold the big end from the front to the left to form a ring.
Step 8: fold the big end out of the middle area.
Step 9: take the big end out of the tie knot and fasten it. This is done.
Diagram II of tie playing
Plain knot is the most common way to tie, and maybe it's a way for everyone. The classic popularity of flat tie is not only due to its simple and easy operation, but also the simple style of tie tie tie tie, which complements each other when wearing a narrow collar shirt.
Graphic text explanation of flat tie
Step 1: hold the small end in the left hand, hold the big end in the right hand, and place the big end in the front and the small end in the back.
Step 2: wrap the big end behind the small end.
Step 3: turn the big end on the front from the right side to the left side, and tie the tie in a ring.
Step 4: turn the big end over to the tie knot, and then turn it out from the neckline.
Step 5: finally, insert the big end into the ring just formed, tighten it and finish the flat knot.
Diagram 3 of tie playing
Since the Pratt is a kind of playing method evolved from the post-modern era, it is necessary to inherit the simple and fashionable style of the flat knot in front. From the figure, or after the actual tie is finished, look in the mirror, the finished work is not only exquisite and beautiful, but also less than other methods in playing steps, which is simple and elegant.
Illustration of pret knot
Step 1: the back of the tie is facing outward, the big end is at the back and the small end is at the front; the big end is at the left and the small end is at the right.
Step 2: turn the big end over as shown by the arrow.
Step 3: circle the big end around the small end and return to the original position.
Step 4: turn the big end parallel to the right.
Step 5: fold from the inside to the triangular area of the neckline. The tie is looped on the surface.
Step 6: tie the tie tightly. The completion figure is shown at the end.
Diagram IV of tie playing
A half Windsor knot is a symmetrical tie knot, slightly larger than a Pratt knot and smaller than a Windsor knot. Half Windsor knot is suitable for most collars and occasions.
Half Windsor tie style text
For the convenience of explanation, the wide end is called the big end and the narrow end is called the small end.
Step 1: overlap the big end and the small end, with the big end at the top and the small end at the bottom.
Step 2: fold the big end inward.
Step 3: turn the big end from the right, and then continue to turn up.
Step 4: rotate the big end around the small end.
Step 5: tighten the tie.
Step 6: fold the big end of the tie to the left to form a circle.
Step 7: fold from the inside to the triangle area of the neckline.
Step 8: turn the tie over and tie it tightly.
The romantic half Windsor knot is finished.