- Step 1: Spread square Spread your square on a flat surface so that it is in the shape of a diamond.
- Step 2: Bring up bottom point Bring the bottom point up to just above the midpoint of the scarf.
- TIP: Always cut the tags off scarves.
- Step 3: Bring top point down Bring the top point down to the straight, closed end of the scarf.
- Step 4: Fold bottom edge Fold the bottom edge over so that it is directly in line with the scarf points on the left and right.
- Step 5: Fold top edge Fold the top edge down to the newly formed bottom edge.
- Step 6: Fold entire scarf Fold the entire scarf over once more, lengthwise.
- Step 7: Drape scarf Drape the scarf around your neck so one end hangs lower than the other.
- Step 8: Wrap long end Hold the short end in place, and wrap the long end over and around it.
- Step 9: Form knot Bring the long end over and around the short end once more, this time placing two fingers in between the short end and the forming knot.
- Step 10: Pass long end through loop Bring the long end behind the knot, and pass it through the loop around your neck.
- Step 11: Thread long end Thread the long end through the front of the knot, where your fingers are, and pull it down to tighten.
- Step 12: Adjust knot Adjust the knot and smooth out the loose ends.
- FACT: The Windsor knot is named after Edward VIII, who was the Duke of Windsor before abdicating the British throne for "the woman I love."
You Will Need
- A large square scarf
- And a flat surface