Knowing how to tie a classy tie will have you looking your best when it counts. Follow this easy step-by-step guide to tying Windsor and Half-Windsor knots.
Tie a Half Knot
Looking for a slimmer necktie knot? Try an old standby—the half Windsor knot (sometimes referred to as the "double" Windsor). This video tutorial presents a careful, slow-motion overview of the knot tying process and will have you tying perfect half Windsor knots in no time at ...more
Half-hitches are great knots, but only when use in combination with other knots. By itself, a half-hitch is unsafe and unreliable, but when joined with other knots, can be quite the opposite. Tying two half hitch knots together is great for attaching a rope or line to any obje ...more
In this video, we learn how to tie a left half knot spiral for hemp jewelry. First, get two bead carriers in the center and have one strand in each hand. Then, take the left hand and place it over the bead carrier. Then, take the right hand and go over the cross section. Tie t ...more
In this video we learn how to tie a half Windsor knot. First, bring the tie around your neck and position the small side by your belt. Next, bring the big side over the little side, then bring it underneath the little side. After this, take the big side through the gap on the ...more
The half-Windsor might not be a complicated as the full-Windsor knot, but if you're not used to it or have never tried it before, it might become frustrating. But you can help calm yourself down with this necktie knot-tying guide. Personal image consultant Kimberly Law demonst ...more
Need to know how to tie a necktie for a fancy job interview? Prefer that your knot not be too bulky? Try an old standby—the half Windsor knot (sometimes referred to as the "double" Windsor). This video tutorial presents a careful, slow-motion overview of the knot tying process ...more
This video is an instructional video on creating and using the right half knot spiral knot tying technique for creating hemp jewelry. The technique creates items like anklets, bracelets, chokers, and necklaces. Also, creator of the video demonstrates every step and procedure f ...more
The half blood knot with a tuck is similar to the improved clinch knot. The half blood knot with a tuck is a multi purpose fishing knot. The half blood knot with a tuck provides one good method of securing fishing line to hooks, lures, or swivels.
Think of the Half Hitch as a starter knot—it won't support a lot of strain, but it's easily tightened and loosened and forms the base for many more complicated knots.
The Half Blood Knot is similar to the clinch knot. It is same knot with two different names. This instructional video demonstrates a variation called the Locked Half Blood Knot. This variation adds a way to secure the tag end in the final steps of tying the knot. The half bloo ...more
The Improved Half Blood Knot is basically a half blood knot with a little improvement. To make the knot more secure the end tag is locked in the final step when tying the knot. The Improved Half Blood Knot is a popular knot for attaching hooks, swivels and lures to the the fis ...more
The Clinched Blood Knot is a strong knot for tying a medium size hook to a medium size line. The clinched blood knot is very similar to the half blood knot but it differs in that the line it is passed through the eye of the hook twice. A good knot for tying the line to termina ...more
The Tucked Half Blood Knot is a normal half blood knot where the tag end is tucked in the final step. This will make the knot stronger and prevent it from slipping open. The tucked half blood Knot is used for the same applications as the ordinary half blood knot - to attach ho ...more
A step by step video tutorial on how to tie a continuous half hitch spiral knot. You can use this knot to make various types of hemp macramé jewelry such as necklaces, bracelets, chokers, and anklets. Video: .
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a round-turn two half-hitch knot. The two half-hitch knot with a round turn is a great hitch knot that has a sliding quality to it that still won't release. For an easy-to-follow, step-by-step overview of ...more
Check out this instructional knot tying video that demonstrates how to tie the Round Turn Two Half Hitches knot. This video also illustrates how easy it is to remove this knot. Just follow the simple instructions outlined in this fishing tutorial and learn how to tie a Round T ...more
Learn how to tie the Round Turn and Two Half Hitches Knot for boating. The animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the Round Turn and Two Half Hitches Knot fast or slow, or pause it at every step along the way. Learn to ti ...more
Need to know how to tie a necktie for a formal event like a wedding or fancy job interview? Prefer that your knot not be too bulky? Try an old standby—the half Windsor knot (sometimes referred to as the "double" Windsor). This video tutorial presents a careful, slow-motion ove ...more
Looking for a quick and easy way to fasten a necktie? Need to know how to tie a necktie for a formal event like a wedding or fancy job interview? Prefer that your knot not be too bulky? Try an old standby—the half Windsor knot (sometimes referred to as the "double" Windsor). T ...more
Tenderfoot is the first rank earned as a Boy Scout. The requirements of becoming a Tenderfoot provide basic skills to begin preparing the scout for higher adventure outings. Earning badges and receiving recognition can be very satisfying to boys. However, keep in mind that the ...more
Oh, no! Your formal event is in just a few hours, and you've realized you have no idea how to tie a necktie! This tutorial shows you how to tie both a half windsor and windsor (or double windsor) in a necktie.
in this Zipper bracelet is used Half Hitch knot or oldest name - Basket Stitch. They can be used as part of plant hangers, or to make belts, bracelets, and other items. This is very easy to make (: can be used as a friendship bracelet and good for beginners :) Video: .
Learn how to tie a Round Turn and Two Half Hitches - a quick and secure way of attaching a rope to a railing or other fixed object. This is a good knot for sailing, boating, general outdoors and even bondage.
This video tutorial demonstrates how to tie an alternating half hitch knot. Use this knot when you want a thin chain like effect for your hemp necklaces and bracelets. Video: .
A video tutorial that shows how to tie a half square knot AKA spiral knot. You can use this knot to make various types of hemp jewelry. Video: .
In this video we learn how to tie a skinny necktie in a Half Windsor. First, take the wide end over the thin end and then go over and under the loop. From here, take your wide end over the knot and then under and through the hole. Now, adjust your knot up to your neck where it ...more
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to tie a double half hitch while stringing your tennis racket. Keep in mind that this knot should only used to finish off mains or crosses. Because of this, tension should not be pulled directly to it.
Tying It All Together presents a video on the Etyszkiety knot, a decorative Polish knot worn by mounted brands. This knot also has connections to other cultures, where it is called the prosperity or the prolong knot. 1) Make a u-shaped bend in the middle of the rope. I will r ...more
The Anchor Bend is the boating knot generally used to fasten a line to an anchor. The free end should be secured with seizing to the standing line for a permanent, secure knot. One side of a Double Fisherman’s also makes a good backup knot to this and any knot. Make two turns ...more
The tensioning knot, demonstrated in this how-to video, is a useful way to tie the strands of my whips to the rope machine. It is also useful anytime that quick tension is needed and a truckers hitch is too much or the distance is too short. Tie a noose in the line and snug it ...more
Learn how to tie a Handcuff Knot. This is a handy knot for those times when an emergency set of handcuffs are needed :) Firefighters also use this knot, coupled with a half hitch over each loop, as a man harness. This knot can be used in sailing, boating, general use, camping ...more
Learn how to tie the trucker's hitch knot. The trucker's hitch knot is one of those boating knots that once you learn it, you wonder how you ever got along without it! Use this knot to cinch down a load on you car top, boat, horseback, you name it. This combination of knots al ...more
ITS Tactical demonstrates how to tie a Lanyard Knot in this weeks edition of "Knot Of The Week". This knot is most easily made by using your hand, held sideways and flat. Start by creating a loop around your index, middle and ring fingers, allowing one of the ends of the rop ...more
The Prusik knot is a great versatile outdoor knot, boating knot, or paddling knot, and is used widely throughout each. Mountain climbing is a big user of this knot. You can use this knot to secure a loop to a tight line. Also great for hitching boats. A Prusik Knot forms a sl ...more
The padlock knot is designed to look like a padlock, but without the actual function of one. In order to tie this knot take your rope or string and fold it in half. After you have done that make a loop with both sides of the rope making sure you leave a loop at the top. Put th ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to tie a patanosta rig for beach fishing. This will be useful for catching fish in the summer. Make sure that the sinker and bait are not too far away from each other. If you cast this out, the casting distance will not be reduced by a ...more
Use 12 inches of fishing line and a fishing hook. Make a large loop, folding the fishing line in half and put the fishing hook through it about a quarter of the way down the fishing line. Take the loop under the hook, draw it through the hole that was created. Pull to tighten. ...more
Got a special occasion coming up that requires a necktie? If your knot-tying skills are out-of-date, check out this video for a refresher on tying a Double Windsor, also known as the Full Windsor knot. This kind of knot gives you a much fuller knot than the four-in-hand or the ...more
Get free knot tying instructions for tying various types of hitches, including the half hitch, clove hitch, timber hitch, and bunt hitch in this free video series of knot tying directions. Part 1 of 14 - How to Tie a hitch knot. Tie a hitch knot - Part 2 of 14. Click through t ...more
This video tutorial is in the Outdoor Recreation category which will show you how to tie off a suspension ring with a basic knot. Weld less rings are used as connection points for a variety of purposes. However, riggers quite often make tying a ring unnecessarily complicated. ...more
Watch this boating instructional video to learn how to tie the double fisherman's knot. The double fisherman's knot securely ties two ropes together or can be used to tie the ends of rope or cord together to form the loops. Another use for this knot is to make another baoting ...more
A bloody knuckle knot is the result of a row of half hitches fused with a blood knot--this video teaches you how to tie one. Make two loops with your rope then loop them over your thumb. Take the tail of the rope and keep making loops and adding them to the others on your thum ...more
In this how-to video from the TyingItAllTogether Channel, learn how to tie Clifford W. Ashley's flower knot. Ashley is the author and illustrator of a book he wrote about tying various types knots, including ones that he created himself. In his book, Ashley shows how to tie th ...more
This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category which will show you how to tie a decorative Door Knocker knot. Take a piece of rope and make a loop at the center with the left hand end of the rope over the right hand end. Now pass the right end above and through the loop ...more
If you're into arts and crafts then you know that there is more that you can do with a long piece of string than just tie your shoes. On this TyingitAllTogether video you have the opportunity to tie the teacup decorative knot using one long piece of string folded in half. The ...more
The Anchor Hitch or Fishermans Bend Knot: Learn knot tying. The Anchor Hitch or Fishermans Bend knot is related to the round turn & and two half hitches, but is more secure. Typical use for this knot: attaching a rope to a ring, eg. on an anchor. Tie the Anchor Hitch or Fishe ...more
In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to tie a "Uni-to-Uni" knot for kayak fishing. When fishing for Tuna, you don‚Äôt need a heavy leader. You need a 30 -40 lb test as a leader. Most spools come in 25 yard roll. Take half of the roll and use it as the l ...more
Learn how to tie the Boy Scouts trucker's hitch knot. The Trucker's Hitch (Lorry Knot in the UK and parts of Canada) allows the scout (or sailor or whatever) to easily tighten a rope, yet easily untie the knot. Its most common use is for tying loads (thus the trucker moniker) ...more
Andrew Price demonstrates several knots useful for bushcraft and wilderness survival. Learn how to tie the reef knot, clove hitch, half hitch, bowline knot, climber's knot, and how to lash knots together.
How good of a scout were you? This how-to video goes over seven different knots that every boy scout should know how to tie. 7 knots every scout should know is filmed from the knot tying point of view. The bowline, clovehitch, sheetbend, tautline, timber hitch, square knot and ...more
The knots demonstrated in this how-to video are a good way to hang a hammock, because it makes it so easy to adjust your hanging height. The whipping knot around the tree will not slip if tied correctly. Make sure to tie the second half hitch or the knot may slip and come loos ...more
Knot tying is the one of the first steps in becoming a well rounded, successful Boy Scout. Who better to learn from than the Boy Scouts themselves? Follow along with this knot tying guide to learn how to tie several knots. Click on the right hand menu to learn the following kn ...more
Tying it All Together shows how to do double loop knotting in this video tutorial. The tutorial outlines two different types of knots that can be done using two uncommon ways of tying the knots. The double coin know requires you to fold a piece of string in half laying the two ...more
In this tutorial from the TyingItAllTogether Channel, you can learn how to make double and quadruple looped pendent knots. These knots are commonly found in Celtic designs. Once you learn how to create these knots, you can use them in arts and crafts projects for necklaces or ...more
This video is presented as seen in a mirror. This video will teach you how to tie a tie in the Windsor knot style.
A sophisticated knot invented by the one and only Elliot Truelove. Difficulty level 5/5. This knot isn't for little boys, it's for lady killers. Video: .
Want to try something new for your necktie? The cape knot is similar to the Atlantic knot, but tied better and has a fuller look. Go ahead and add some wabam to your necktie today. Video: .
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tie a four-in-hand knot for a tie. Begin by putting the tie around your neck with the wide end on your right and narrow end on your left. Bring the wide end over the narrow end ad wrap it around. Wrap it around once more and bring i ...more
The world of knot tying is endless. Boy Scouts, mariners, and rock climbers will find a rich resource in WonderHowTo's approximately 700+ knot tying tutorials. For the rest of us, however, it is likely that the only knot we tie with frequency is the daily task of tying one's ...more