How to Tie a Four-in-Hand Knot
Known as the simple knot or schoolboy knot, the four-in-hand knot is known for its simplicity and versatility. Its name is thought to be derived from the 19th century London club called, the Four-in-Hand Club. The four-in-hand knot is on the narrow side, notably asymmetric, and appropriate for most, but not all occasions. If there is a knot to learn the four-in-hand knot is the one.
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Start with the wide end of the tie on the right and the small end on the left. Begin with the small end slightly above your belly-button (will vary depending on your height and the length & thickness of your tie). Only move the active (wide) end.
Wide end over the small end to the left
Under the small end and to the right
Across the front and to the left
Up into the neck loop from underneath
Down through the loop you’ve just made in the front
Tighten the knot by pulling down on the wide end. Slide the knot up & adjust.