This weekend, a lot of loved dads will be receiving ties, but how many dads out there know

the ways to tie a tie? If you’re giving your dad a tie this Father’s Day, why not also attach this handy step-by-step guide to tying.

Fit to be TIED
Windsor knot
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The respected tying method. Wide & symmetric tie knot.

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Half windsor knot
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Medium-thin tying method. Semi-version of the Windsor knot.

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Pratt knot Neat & gentle tying method. Thinner than the Windsor knot.
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The Windsor knot is perfect for spread collared shirts and thin fabric materials because of the big knot created. Because of the wide knot shape, the tie tends to deemphasize the look of a long neck and therefore will look fabulous for these people.
Sources: tieatieeasily.com

Four in hand knot
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SUSAN BATSFORD, GRAPHICS EDITOR, TWITTER @SBATS1; INFOGRAPHIC BY TARA CORRAN/QMI AGENCY

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