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How to Tie a Half Windsor Knot

5 min
Alexandra Engdahl
Alexandra Engdahl
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Learn how to tie a Half Windsor in a quick and easy step-by-step guide. The Half Windsor knot is one of the most versatile knots and can be worn almost everywhere. It is medium-sized and excellent for ties with a thicker fabric.

Half Windsor Knot Step-by-step

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Step 1: Begin by holding the wide end of the tie on the right and the small end on the left. The small end should be just above your belly button.

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Step 2: Then place the wide end across the small end, to the left.

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Step 3: Bring the wide end under the small end and then go across to the right.

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Step 4: Then pull it up to the center, toward the neck loop.

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Step 5: Pull the wide end through the neck loop and across to the left.

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Step 6: Bring it over the front, and then over on the right.

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Step 7: While it’s still underneath, pull the wide end up into the neck loop.

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Step 8: Pull it into through the loop.

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Step 9: Finally, to tighten the knot, pull down on the wide end. Pull the knot and adjust to your liking.