How to Tie a Balthus Knot

How to Tie a Balthus Knot

The Balthus Knot is a large necktie knot. It appears a little bulky for heavy material like woven, knitted or wool ties. Since this necktie knot uses a lot longer length of the necktie, if you find your necktie is too long, you can use this necktie knot to reduce the length.

How to Tie:

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  1. Hang your tie with the seam facing upwards and the wide end of the tie hanging significantly lower.
  2. Then cross the narrow end over the wide end of the tie.
  3. Pull the wide end through the gap between collar and necktie
  4. Pull the wide end down to the opposite side of the narrow end.
  5. Then take the wide end again and pull through the gap between collar and tie.
  6. Pull the wide end down to the opposite side of the narrow end.
  7. Then pull the wide end again and pull through the gap between collar and shirt.
  8. Pull the wide end down to the opposite side of the narrow end.
  9. Now create the loop to finally tighten the knot. To do so, pull the wide end around the narrow end.
  10. Take the wide end and pull through the gap between collar and shirt.
  11. Push the wide end through the loop on top of the knot. Slowly pull tight.
  12. Use one hand to pull the narrow end down gently and use the other hand to move the knot up until it reaches the center of the collar.
  13. Done
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