How to tie a necktie the half windsor knot

How To Tie A Half Windsor Knot, Step By Step Guide!

Learn How To Tie A Half Windsor Necktie Knot, Our Step By Step Guide!

Part 2 of our award winning "how to tie a tie" simplified guides is here!

Master A Half Windsor Knot With Our Step By Step Guide

The half Windsor knot is a well-balanced form of necktie knot, and when done correctly gives a medium-sized unrivaled tie envied by onlookers! 

How To Tie A Half Windsor Knot Quick Guide

How to tie a Half Windsor knot quick guide

Step 1

How to tie a half windsor knot Part 1

Hang the necktie around the neck, ensuring the tie sits comfortably around the collar with no twists around the collar or neckline, the wide end of the tie should be positioned on the left just above the waistline, this will vary slightly for longer and shorter ties, you will find the correct balance, with practice, for your specific tie!

Step 2

How to tie a half windsor knot Part 2

Take the wide end of the tie and place it over the top of the narrow side (left as looking at the image) ad above!

Step 3

How to tie a half windsor knot Part 3

Move the wide end of the tie under the narrow end of the tie back towards the right (as looking at the image) hand side of the body.

Step 4

How to tie a half windsor knot Part 4

We now need to take the wide end of the tie back up towards the middle of the build to the center of the neck loop.

Step 5

How to tie a half windsor knot Part 5

Pass the wide end through the neck loop and back over to the left-hand side (left as you look at the image) as per the above.

Step 6

How to tie a half windsor knot Part 6

Take the wide end of the tie back over the top of the loop towards the right-hand side (as looking at the image).

Step 7

How to tie a half windsor knot Part 7

Now take the wide end of the tie and take it back under the loop and over the top of the knot to be formed.

Step 8

How to tie a half windsor knot Part 8

Bring the tie wide end of the tie back through the loop you've just created in the front of the tie.

Step 9

How to tie a half windsor knot Part 9

You can now tighten the knot by pulling the end of the end of the tie down and sliding the knot upwards to adjust to comfort.

Step 10 - Complete

How to tie a half windsor knot completed

We hope you found this guide useful, and that you feel you can now truly master tieing a half Windsor knot.

But if you're not happy with your result then you can always release the knot fully by sliding it down the wide end of the tie and over the end, then starting again, practice, as they say, truly does make perfect!

Are you ready for our next guide, How to tie a Windsor knot? Coming Soon! 

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