Start Knot

There are no less than 85 different types of tie knots. On this page you will find the most important tie knots. All nodes are displayed such as if you were standing in front of the mirror itself. Right start with right and left-handers with left binding. For right is the “active part” of the ties reversed in the right hand and left-handed. Incidentally, there are also tie knots that are a mirror of each other variant. So z. B. the Persian knot is a mirror version of the Windsor knot.

Before you start with the binding

Button to first all the buttons of the dress shirt up to the top button. Then you put on the shirt collar. Then put the tie around your neck with the back of your tie to your dress shirt pointing. The difficulty with the tie binding is to determine the initial length. How deep you must leave the broad and the narrow end of the tie hanging, is different. The wide end of the tie you need to hang deeper, more so if you want to take a thicker knots. Also determine the length of your tie and your own size to the starting position. Generally, you leave the wide end of the tie hanging a bit deeper than the narrow end. The more experience you get when Tie Tying, you will be able to assess the initial position always better

The real work begins

Normally, you cross the front and the back of the tie about 2 cm below the top button of your dress shirt. Hold this first “node” with your left hand. Your index and middle fingers are on the node that your thumb fixes the node at the bottom. Some space where can be inserted through the ends of the tie is between the index and middle finger.

About the practicing of new nodes

If you want to try new tie knot, the result might look nothing like the picture described from. This is z. B. the fact that you have completed the final step in binding too loose or too tight. Therefore Always test out a new node with an old tie. So your new tie is longer look good and the delicate silk will not be damaged. Only when you are completely satisfied with the knot, tie with your “good” Tie this node