Cavendish How to Tie a Tie

Step 1: What you see in the picture is your mirror reflection: you will see the same picture if you stand in front of the mirror. Drape the tie over your neck with the wide end on your right. The narrow end should be about a foot long.

Step 2: Cross the wide end over the narrow end.

Step 3: Pass the wide end under the narrow end to the right. Pull the knot tight after every step to prevent it from working loose.

Step 4: Bring the wide end over the narrow end to the left.

Step 5: Pass the wide end between the collar and the knot from beneath.

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Step 7: Bring the wide end under the knot to the left.

Step 8: Bring the wide end over the knot to the right.

Step 9: Pass the wide end between the collar and the knot from beneath.

Step 10: Pass the wide end downward through the loop it has formed. Tighten and shape the knot.

Step 11: Adjust the position of the knot, holding it with one hand and pulling the narrow end with the other.

Step 12: The Cavendish knot is complete!

Lesson added by Sergey Burlakov