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March 14, 2012
• Last updated: June 10, 2021
How to Tie a Four-in-Hand Necktie Knot: Your 60 Second Visual Guide
The four-in-hand is a simple and easy tie knot that works well for thinner ties with traditional patterns, and pairs best with dress shirts that have narrow spread and button down collars.
- Start with the narrow side nearly to the waist. Cross wide side over.
- Cross the wide side underneath the narrow side.
- Cross over the narrow side again; bring wide side up under the chin.
- Push wide side into loop made from crosses.
- Tighten and straighten your tie. Pinche tie under knot (optional).
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