How To Tie A Half-Windsor Knot

The half-Windsor knot is a smaller counterpart of the Full Windsor knot. Compared to the full Windsor knot, this knot is of medium size and volume. The half-Windsor knot is slightly asymmetrical knot with a triangular shape. This knot has a timeless and elegant look. The half-Windsor knot is a more casual knot and can be worn to most occasions. By following the steps below, you can create a perfect half-Windsor knot. When you finished all steps, only adjust the knot by gently holding the sides of the knot to avoid losing volume. In case you prefer to start with the wide end of the tie on the left side, the steps from the half-Windsor knot step-by-step guide below are mirrored. Find the perfect tie from Rogier to tie stunning half-Windsor knots.

 

Half windsor knot tying instructions

 

 

Tying A Half-Windsor Knot Step-By-Step

The half-Windsor knot step-by-step guide below provides more detail about how to perform each step correctly.

 

Step 1 tying a half windsor knot

Step 1

Rest the tie over the neckline with the wide end of the tie on the right side and the small end on the left side. The wide end rests further down than the small end. When tying the Windsor knot you only move the wide end (labelled as A in the illustration).

 

Step 2 tying a half windsor knot

 

Step 2

Move the wide end over the small end.

 

Step 3 tying a half windsor knot

Step 3

Move the wide end under the small end and to the right side.

 

Step 4 tying a half windsor knot

 

Step 4

Move the wide end up and toward the neck loop.

 

Step 5 tying a half windsor knot

Step 5

Move the wide end through the neck loop and to the left side.

Step 6 tying a half windsor knot

Step 6

Move the wide end across the front and over the knot. The wide end points towards the right side.

 

Step 7 tying a half windsor knot

 

Step 7

Move the wide end up and in the neck loop.

Step 8 tying a half windsor knot

Step 8

Move the wide end through the loop at the front of the knot

 

Step 9 tying a half windsor knot

Step 9

Tighten the knot. Adjust and slide the knot into perfect shape and position.

 

 

Learn More Tie Knots

There are many ways to tie a tie. Try one of these other knots to create new looks.

Full Windsor Knot

Simple Knot

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