How To Tie A Pratt Knot
Knowing how to tie a Pratt knot is one of the first knots you will learn when donning a shirt and tie. The Pratt knot is one of the most common, and perhaps simplest, ties to master. Simplicity is in order sometimes and when it comes to the neck noose, the Pratt is the tie for the job. Check out the straightforward steps below to learn the best way to tie a Pratt knot. The Pratt tie knot is great for any occasion so it will fit well in your dress code.
Things you will need for the job:
- Neck tie
- Neck or similar prop
How to tie a Pratt knot:
- Tying a Pratt knot is a basic operation that requires a little attention to detail and patience. To begin, place the tie around your neck backside out. The wide part of the tie should be about twelve inches below the tip of the thin portion of the tie.
- Cross the wide part under the thinner part of the tie. Next, take the wide end back over and under the thin part of the tie. Pull the wide end downward, tightly. Then, take the wide part and place it over the thin part of the tie.
- Move the wide part of the tie under and then through the loop. Pull the wide part through and down. Pull tightly to form the triangular knot. Move the knot up against the neck by pulling the thinner part of the tie down. This completes the Pratt knot.