How To Tie A Kelvin Knot

Unlike most knots, the Kelvin knot starts with inverting the tie. A finished Kelvin knot is slightly asymmetrical with tidy look. Tie a perfect Kelvin knot with one of the ties from Rogier.


Rogier kelvin knot tying instructions



Tying A Kelvin Knot Step By Step

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


 Rogier kelvin knot step 1


Step 1

Start tying with the tie backside of the tie facing away. Place the wide end on the right side and the small end on the left side. When tying the Kelvin knot, you only move the wide end (labeled as A).

 Rogier kelvin knot step 2

Step 2

Move the wide end under the small end towards the left.

 Rogier kelvin knot step 3

Step 3

Move the wide end over the small end toward the right.

 Rogier kelvin knot step 4

Step 4

Move the wide end under the small end towards the left.

 Rogier kelvin knot step 5

Step 5

Move the wide end again over the small end towards the right.

 Rogier kelvin knot step 6


Step 6

Move the wide end up and into the neck loop.

 Rogier kelvin knot step 7

Step 7

Move the wide end down through the front loop.

 Rogier kelvin knot step 8

Step 8

Tighten the knot and adjust if necessary for a perfect Kelvin knot.


Learn More Tie Knots

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

Half- Windsor Knot

Full Windsor Knot

Simple Knot

Four-In-Hand Knot

Van Wijk Knot

Balthus Knot

Prince Albert Knot

Pratt Knot

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