The Four-In-Hand knot, also known as the Schoolboy knot, is one of the most commonly used tie knots due to its simplicity and versatility. It is a perfect pick for men new to wearing ties.

The Four-In-Hand knot is easy to tie, slender, tapered, mildly asymmetrical and self-releasing. It looks elegant and cool altogether and is best suited to narrow spread shirts and smart casual events.

Here is a step-by-step video tutorial that will teach you how to tie the perfect Four-In-Hand knot in just 5 steps. Give it a try!

The Four-In-Hand Knot Tying Instructions

1. Cross the wide end over the thin one and pass it back underneath.
2. Cross the wide in front again.
3. Pass it up from underneath.
4. Pass it through the front loop.
5. Tighten and adjust.