3 Best Tie Knots for Silk Neckties

While a tie can seem like a simple fashion article, there are actually many different and creative ways of tying a tie. Here are a few different tie knots to try for your next evening out or meeting.

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How to Tie a Half Windsor Knot in 9 Steps

The half windsor knot is very common, and works with most necktie, including silk neckties

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1. To tie a half windsor knot, first drape the tie around your neck. Have the wide end be about twice as long as the thin end.

2. Cross the wide end over the narrow end.

3. Bring the wide end under the narrow end. 

4. Bring the wide end up and down through the loop.

5. Pull on the wide end of the tie to get the knot tight.

6. Place two fingers on the knot. Wrap the wide end of the tie around your fingers and bring it around to the back end of the tie. 

7. Bring the wide end up through the loop formed by your neck and down through the loop formed by you fingers.

8. Pull down on wide to tighten the knot, adjusting the top of the knot to make it look like a nice triangle. 

9. Pull on the narrow end of the tie and slide the knot up to your neck.

How to Tie a Four in Hand Knot in 7 Steps

The four in hand knot is often considered the most common tie knot in Canada and the United States.

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1. Drape the tie around your neck. Have the wide end be about twice as long as the thin end.

2. Cross the wide end over the narrow end.

3. Bring the wide end under the narrow end. 

4. Place two fingers on the front of the tie and bring the wide end across the front of the tie and over your two fingers.

5. Bring the wide end of the tie up through the loop made by your neck and down through the loop in the front.

6. Pull down on the wide end to tighten the knot.

7. Hold the narrow end in one hand and slide the knot up to your neck with the other.

How to Tie an Eldredge Knot in 12 Steps

An eldredge knot is the fanciest tie knot for a silk necktie. It is an uncommon knot to tie with many steps and is tied with the narrow end of a tie. The final result is a necktie knot that is layered and looks nice for silk neckties.

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1. Drape the tie around your neck. Have the wide end of the tie on your right and the narrow end on your left. The wide end should be at the length you want it to be at when you've finished, usually at around your belt buckle.

2. Cross the narrow end of the tie over the wide end to your right.

3. Pass the narrow end behind the wide end to your left. 

4. Pull the narrow end up and down through the loop of around your neck to your right. 

5. Pass the narrow end of the tie around the front of the knot to your left.

6. Feed the narrow end of the tie up through the neck loop from underneath and down to the right.

7. Pass the narrow end around the back of the knot to your left.

8. Pass the narrow end through the loop you just made in step 7. The narrow end will be on your right.

9. Bring the narrow end up and pull it down through the neck loop to your right. 

10. Pass the narrow end down through the neck loop to your left. Keep this loop loose.

11. Pass the narrow end through the loop you just made in step 10. Pull on the narrow end to tighten the knot.

12. To finish, tuck the narrow end under the neck loop.

Silk Neckties are the Best for Telling Your Story

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Silk neckties are the best for formal occasions and bespoke suits, allowing you show who you are and tell your story. Buy a limited edition silk tie and necktie here.

Nathon Kong's fashion accessories are made from 100% mulberry silk and incorporates artwork from Les Impatients, a non-profit organization that helps artists with mental difficulties through the creation of art. Nathon Kong is dedicated to supporting mental health. 10% of your purchase will go to Les Impatients so that they can continue to help these Montreal artists. 

Each art piece is made in limited edition and comes numbered with a certificate of authenticity. 

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