how to tie a tie (pratt or shelby knot)

The Pratt (Shelby) Knot

Wide, a full polished knot best suited for spread collar shirts.


How To Tie A Pratt Or Shelby Knot
Step 01

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

How To Tie A Pratt Or Shelby Knot
Step 02

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

How To Tie A Pratt Or Shelby Knot
Step 03

Pull the loop down and tighten.

How To Tie A Pratt Or Shelby Knot
Step 04

Take wide end "A" over to the left.

How To Tie A Pratt Or Shelby Knot
Step 05

Pull wide end "A" up, behind the loop.

How To Tie A Pratt Or Shelby Knot
Step 06

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