How To Tie A Tie (Pratt Or Shelby Knot)

Follow these simple steps to learn how to tie a Pratt or Shelby knot.

Step 01

Start with the tie inside out, with the wide end "A" under the narrow end "B".

Step 02

Take wide end "A" over and under narrow end "B".

Step 03

Pull the loop down and tighten.

Step 04

Take wide end "A" over to the left.

Step 05

Pull wide end "A" up behind the loop.

Step 06

Bring wide end "A" through the knot and gently tighten. The tip of "A" should touch your belt buckle.