how to tie a bow tie
how to tie bow ties. a step-by-step guide
start with end of bow tie in left hand extending 1-1/2" below that in the right hand.
form front loop of bow by doubling up shorter end (hanging) and placing across collar points.
cross longer end through shorter end and pass up through loop.
hold this front loop with thumb and forefinger of left hand. Drop long end down over front.
place right forefinger, pointing up on bottom half of hanging part. Pass up behind front loop.
poke resulting loop through knot behind front loop (see illustration) even the ends and tighten.