St Andrews Knot – How to tie a tie
St Andrews Knot: This tie knot is perfect to wear on a date night and even on a business meeting. It is medium and slightly narrow in size and easy to learn. It is recommended on point collars and button down collars. In the way of learning, how to tie a tie, saint Andrew knot is the best knot. And below are the steps to learn how to tie a bow tie.
- Drape the necktie, around your collar
- Make an X-shape
- Bring the thick end on front
- Make a loop
- Make vertical loop
- Make a horizontal loop above the vertical loop
- Make a horizontal band
- Bring the vertical end upside down through the horizontal band
- Adjust the tie
1- Drape the necktie, around your collar
With the seam facing upward, drape the necktie around your collar. Thick end should be on your left side and also should be 2-3 inches lower than the final tie position.
2- Make an X-shape
Making an X-shape beneath your chin, under the thin end horizontally cross the thick end.
3- Bring the thick end on front
Bring the thick end in front of the thin end, a crossing in horizontal position.
4- Make a loop
Continue to make a loop from left to right, by passing the thick end horizontally behind the thin end.
5- Make vertical loop
After making a loop flip the thick end up and over the front vertically. Then tuck the thick end back down behind the knot.
6- Make a horizontal loop above the vertical loop
Bring the thick end out from right side of it and fold to the left of the thick end.
7- Make a horizontal band
From left to right, bring the thick end across the front of the knot, making a horizontal band. Slip your finger through it.
8- Bring the vertical end upside down through the horizontal band
Now bring the thick end up through the collar loop and tuck it down through the horizontal band you have just created.
9- Adjust the tie
Tighten the knot and pull the thick end all the way down by grasping the knot with on hand and pulling the thick end with the other hand carefully.
Try to make your knot crisp and fix it at the right length.