to Tie a Cavendish Knot
for Tying a Cavendish Knot
instructions for tying a Cavendish knot are shown below. We assume
that you are right-handed in the following instructions. The figures
below are mirror images. They are what you will see if you stand in
front of a mirror.
At the beginning, the wide end of the tie should be on your right
side and the other end should be on your left side.
Cross the wide end over the other end. Now three regions are formed
(Left, Right and Center).
Bring the wide end underneath the narrow end from the Left region to
the Right region.
Bring the wide end over from Right to Left.
Bring the wide end up from Left to Center.
Bring the wide end down to the Right region.
Bring the wide end under the tie knot from the Right region to the
Bring the wide end over the tie knot from the Left region to the
Bring the wide end from Right to Center.
Bring the wide end down and pass the loop in front. Ensure that the
knot is tightened.
Use one hand to pull the narrow end down gently and use the other
hand to move the knot up until it reaches the center of the collar.
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