- Hang the tie around your neck, inside-out. The wide end of the tie should be on your left side, the narrow end at your right. Extend the wide end about 10 inches below the narrow end.
- Cross the wide end under the narrow end.
- Wrap the wide end behind the narrow end.
- Pull the wide end up to flop around in your face.
- Tuck the wide end back down, through the loop at your neck. The wide end should be pointing down again, you’ve just wrapped it around the narrow end.
- Cross the wide end to the left, over the narrow end. We are making a ‘bridge’ that the tie will pass under in a minute.
- Put the wide end back up through the neck loop on the left.
- Bend the wide end down and tuck it through the ‘bridge’ that we made before.
- Pull the tie taut by sliding the knot. Before you draw the knot up, pinch the top of the wide end to create a dimple on the front of the tie.
Examples of the Pratt knot: