How to Tie a Necktie

How To Tie A NecktieHow many times in your life have your heard someone ask, “Does anyone know how to tie a necktie?” It’s one of those questions that crops up regularly, and always when someone is in a pinch JUST before an important occasion. For the longest time, all I could do was shrug and say “No.” But somewhere along the line, I realized it was a handy skill to know and decided to teach myself. Plus, the right tie can look a little sassy on a girl — think of it as a large fabric necklace. How To Tie A Necktie

Learning how to tie a tie is a rite of passage for boys, but if not used regularly, it’s a skill that can be forgotten. I’m pretty sure the only reason my husband, who almost never wears a tie nowadays, knows how to tie one is because he went to a private school. For anyone who learned a long time ago and has forgotten, or for anyone who wants to acquire one more handy life skill, here’s a quick step-by-step video tutorial on how to tie a necktie, both on yourself and on someone else.

See? It’s actually SUPER simple. Now you can be the super hero and step in to save the day next time there’s a special occasion and a necktie in need of tying. There are a ton of different knots, ranging from simple, like this one, to very intricate. Get the basics down and then move on the a more challenging variation! How To Tie A Necktie

Craving more knot knowledge? Find more DIY Knot Videos on our new Made + Remade video page!

19 Responses

  1. Minnow + Co says:

    Isn't it adorable, Hannah? I brought it down for the shoot, but alas, the chambray caused the dreaded moiré. Every time I think about wearing it, I think of you – it's totally a Hannah + Husband tie!

  2. Hannah B. says:

    I *love* the tie in the pictures! Super fab ;)

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As the founder, designer, and one-woman workforce behind Minnow + Co, a tight budget has never stopped this DIY-girl-at-heart from creating a beautiful, modern, creative home and treating every ...

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