Four in Hand Knot Video


An easy to learn necktie knot suitable for a regular spread collar dress shirt. Having a small-sized tie knot, it's suitable for ties made of thick fabric like wool.

Four in Hand knot is one of the four classic necktie knots which is most commonly worn in the Western World. The other three are Windsor, Half Windsor and Pratt Knots.

It is the most fastest and easiest way to tie among the four necktie knots, having asysmetric shape and small tie knot. Because of its small size, it's more suitable for a regular spread collar and works well with ties made of thick fabrics.

Four in Hand Tie Knot Video (01:47)

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How to Tie a Necktie Using Four in Hand Knot

Tie a necktie photo: How to tie a Four in Hand Knot Step 1

Four in Hand Tie Knot Step 1
Drape the necktie around your collar. Narrow end on your right, adjust the tie so that the wide end is approximately 12 inches below the narrow end.




Tie a necktie photo: How to tie a Four in Hand Knot Step 2

Four in Hand Tie Knot Step 2
Hold the narrow end with your left hand and cross the wide end over the narrow end to form a 'X'.




Tie a necktie photo: How to tie a Four in Hand Knot Step 3

Four in Hand Tie Knot Step 3
Bring the wide end behind the narrow end. Now the wide end is back on your left with the seam side facing outward. Use your right hand thumb and first two fingers to hold at the crossing point where the narrow and wide end meets. Position the point as close to your neck as possible. By now you should see a loop being created around your neck.


Tie a necktie photo: How to tie a Four in Hand Knot Step 4

Four in Hand Tie Knot Step 4
Cross the wide end over in front of the narrow end. The wide end now was on the right of the narrow end with the seam side facing you.




Tie a necktie photo: How to tie a Four in Hand Knot Step 5

Four in Hand Tie Knot Step 5
Bring the wide end up and insert into the loop.







Tie a necktie photo: How to tie a Four in Hand Knot Step 6

Four in Hand Tie Knot Step 6
Pull the wide end through the loop.




Tie a necktie photo: How to tie a Four in Hand Knot Step 7

Four in Hand Tie Knot Step 7
Insert the tip of the wide end into the knot just created.




Tie a necktie photo: How to tie a Four in Hand Knot Step 8

Four in Hand Tie Knot Step 8
Pull the wide end through all the way to tighten the knot. However, it should not be too tight at this moment.




Tie a necktie photo: How to tie a Four in Hand Knot Step 9

Four in Hand Tie Knot Step 9
Hold the narrow end with your left hand and place your right hand thumb and index finger at the tip of the knot, pull the narrow end down and push the knot up snugly to your collar.




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