Kelvin Knot – How to tie a tie
Kelvin knot: Kelvin is well suited to business environments as well as social events. It is the best choice for men having smaller faces. It is most suited with button-down collars. If you want to learn how to tie a tie, Take a look at the below steps of the kelvin knot.
- Drape the necktie around your collar
- Creating an X-shape
- Wrap the thick end
- Create a horizontal band
- Tuck the thick end upward
- Bring the thick end down through the loop
- Pull the tip of the thick end
- Adjust the tie
1- Drape the necktie around your collar
With the seam facing upward, drape the necktie around your collar. The thick end should be on your left side. Hang it about 2-3 inches lower than the desired ending position.
2- Creating an X-shape
Creating an X-shape beneath your chin, cross the thick end below the chin end from the left side to the right side.
3- Wrap the thick end
Now bring it back from the right side to the left side, across the front of the knot. Pass it back from left to right while continue wrapping it around the thin end, behind the knot.
4- Create a horizontal band
Now bring the think end from right to the left, horizontally across the front of the knot. This creates a horizontal band, slip your figure underneath that band.
5- Tuck the thick end upward
Now there is a loop around your collar, tuck the tie thick end upward underneath that loop.
6- Bring the thick end down through the loop
There have been created two horizontal loops, one in step 3 and the other in step 4. Bring the tip of the thick end down through the loop you created in step 4.
7- Pull the tip of the thick end
Pull that tip of the thick end all the way down through the horizontal loop.
8- Adjust the tie
By grasping the knot with one hand, tighten the tie. Gently pull the narrow end by the other hand.