Essay How to Tie a Tie

1011 Words Dec 11th, 2010 5 Pages
Purpose: To inform my audience on the proper way to tie a necktie.

Introduction: Neckties today are worn for many different occasions whether it’s to better a job, for a formal occasion, or for a date with that special somebody. Today the tie is not only an important piece of attire, but is a tool to capitalize and maximize the latter. According to my audience analysis 9 out of the 14 people in class did not know to tie and tie. 5 out of the 14 knew the three common ways to tie a tie, though they may not have known how to tie a tie, and like me only 4 of the 14 knew how to tie only one of the many ways. Thus, I wanted to further research this topic so I could learn for myself and educate others. I will first demonstrate one of the
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7.) step seven: Take the large end of the tie and go up through the loop and down the tunnel you have created and pull it through the knot.
8.) step eight: Pull the large end of the necktie tight and adjust the knot so it looks uniform and tight. Pull the necktie tight by holding the knot and pulling on the small end of the tie. To get a nice dimple in your tie, push on the middle of the tie, and squeeze the sides up into the knot.

Signpost: Now that I have demonstrated how to properly tie a tie I will give you a little background information on each of the three.

II.) The Windsor knot is referred to as the Double Windsor or the Full Windsor.
1.) As stated in Creative Attribution- ShareAlike(Wikepedia) the Windsor knot is named after Duke of Windsor. The Duke preferred a wider knot and his ties were specially made with thicker cloth in order to produce a wider knot. Hence, the Windsor knot was created to emulate this wide knot but with regular ties
2.) When tied correctly the knot is tight and does not slip away. It is very comfortable to wear. The knot is symmetrical and well balanced. The large knot helps to show off its pattern or design when wearing a closed coat or jacket. It also helps to keep the throat warm during colder months.

III.) Next is the Half Windsor knot.
1.) This knot is similar to the Windsor knot, but is less bulky and easier to do.
2.) This knot is ideal for lightweight fabrics, and the elegant triangular knot works well

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