“The Pratt knot” is a symmetric tie knot with an average size. The Pratt knot looks neat and is suitable for most shirts and mainly business occasions. Jerry Pratt, an employee of the US Chamber of Commerce, invented the knot. However The New York fashion press then mistakenly attributed the invention to the personality TV Don Shelby.
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1.Start with the necktie inside out, with the wide end (“W”) on the right, extending about 12 inches below the narrow end (“N”) on the left.
2.Then cross the wide end under the narrow end
3.Take the wide end over and under arrow end.
4. Pull the loop down and tighten.