Tying a Necktie the Easiest Way
The Oriental Knot Video



Tying a necktie can be easy or difficult depending on which tie knot you are using. If you are looking for a fastest and easiest way to tie a necktie, this video clip is for you, one of the 12 Tie Tying Video Clips presented in this site.

The tie knot is called Oriental or Small knot, the most simplest knot, takes only 7 steps to complete the job. This clip was produced without any oral instructions, it should be self explainatory.

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Step by Step Instructions to Tie a Tie

If you still need help after viewing the video, please follow the steps below to tie a necktie using Oriental Knot(or Small Knot):


Tie a necktie picture: How to tie a Oriental Knot Step 1

Oriental Knot Step 1
Place the tie around your collar with the wide end on your left, adjust the length so that the tip of the wide end is about 12 inches (a bit more or less depends on your height, tie thickness etc) below the narrow end. Take note that the tie is being placed inside-out with the seam side facing outward.

Tie a necktie picture: How to tie a Oriental Knot Step 2.

Oriental Knot Step 2
Place the wide end underneath the narrow end to form a 'X'.

Tie a necktie picture: How to tie a Oriental Knot Step 3

Oriental Knot Step 3
Lift up the wide end and cross over the narrow end.

Tie a necktie picture: How to tie a Oriental Knot Step 4

Oriental Knot Step 4
Tuck the wide end through the loop that is formed around the collar.

Tie a necktie picture: How to tie a Oriental Knot Step 5

Oriental Knot Step 5
Insert the wide end through the front knot.

Tie a necktie picture: How to tie a Oriental Knot Step 6

Oriental Knot Step 6
Pull the wide end through the knot.

Tie a necktie picture: How to tie a Oriental Knot Step 7

Oriental Knot Step 7
Hold the knot with your right hand and tighten the knot by pulling the narrow end.

As this is a small knot, it's suitable for ties made from a thick material like wool or thick silk.

More Tie Knots Video

Most Commonly Worn Knot
Four in Hand Knot (01:47)

Classic Necktie Knots
Windsor Knot (02:18)
Half Windsor Knot (02:20)
Pratt Knot (01:08)

Unique Necktie Knots
St. Andrew Knot (01:52)
Plattsburgh Knot (01:37)
Nicky Knot (01:20)
Victoria Knot (01:12)
Christensen Knot (02:29)
Cavendish Knot (01:34)

Bow Tie Knot
Tie a Bow Tie (02:40)



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