This is a simple knot for a silk scarf or Ascot. It is very similar to the Four in Hand.


First, find an Ascot. That’s probably the hardest part of this whole process. I wanted a silk one for a holiday party, and couldn’t find one to my taste at any of the shops downtown. I ended up ordering one over the Internet from Italy.

If you can’t find a pre-formed Ascot, this style of tie will work with a thin scarf.

Unbutton your collar and a few buttons. Place the cloth around your neck, with one side slightly longer than the other.


Grab the longer end of the tie and cross it over the shorter end.


Bring the long end back under the short end.


Loop the long end …

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