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The Half Windsor

The Half Windsor knot, is a simple version of the Windsor knot, it is best used with slightly wider ties, with a light to medium fabric weave. The Half Windsor knot is symmetrical and triangular and is suitable with any dress shirt.

To begin, button your shirt all the way to the top, and flip your collar up. Select your tie and stand in front of the mirror.

Half Windsor step 1:

The wide end should extend about 12 inches below the narrow end. Cross the wide end over the narrow end.

 

Half Windsor step 2:

Cross the wide end behind the narrow end.

 

Half Windsor step 3:

Bring the wide end up so the front of the tie is showing.

 

Half Windsor step 4:

Bring the wide end through the loop. The back of the tie should be showing.

 

Half Windsor step 5:

Bring the wide part of the tie across the front of the tie to your right.

 

Half Windsor step 6:

Loop the wide part up behind the knot.

 

Half Windsor step 7:

Bring it down through the knot.

 

Half Windsor step 8:

Then gently tighten the knot and draw it up to the collar, and flip your collar down.