Hello, everyone! Today’s project is an extra-special project for Fathers’ Day, a necktie!

I’m not current into men’s fashion, but apparently my sweetheart is, and word has it that knit ties are in! Well, I don’t knit, and I’m sure some of you don’t either, but….. we can Tunisian Crochet!

I worked this pattern using a Tunisian Simple Stitch, so that all of my beginner crocheters could still follow along and crochet this beautiful project for the Dad in their lives.

Here are three things to know about knit ties:

1. They are flat at the end, not pointed. They’re more on the casual side of the wardrobe, and as such, they don’t follow the traditional tie rules.

2. They are narrow. Also known as “skinny” ties. This is because they are bulkier than your standard silk tie, and therefore need to be narrower in order to avoid creating a ginormous knot at the neck.

3. They are usually worn with a sweater and dress pants ensemble. Knit ties are too casual to wear with a suit.

What you’ll need:

Yarn: 1 Skein of Woolike, by Loops and Threads, or any fingering (size 1) yarn.

Hook: 3 mm Tunisian Hook

           2 mm standard hook

Additional materials: Scissors, tapestry needle, measuring tape. You’ll also need to block your work, so you will need either a handheld steamer or a clothes iron with a steam option, and an ironing board or cotton towel.

Average necktie length: 56-58 inches (142-147 cm). This is a narrow
(or “skinny”) necktie.

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Written by

Atenas Ruiz-Ramos

Crochet addict, bibliophile, and cooking enthusiast. If I'm not sleeping, I'm probably making something while reading (because why do one thing at a time, when you can do two?)

Drawing, painting, and coloring are some of my favorite things to do, so I own a ridiculous amount of art supplies & coloring books. I also enjoy making soap, and even owned a soap shop in Albuquerque for a few years.

Other than that, I've owned a few businesses and have moved cross-country a few times. I play the flute and piccolo, and love to study languages in my free time. I'm fluent in English, Spanish and French, and I speak a little German, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Russian, and Korean. I'm a writer, though you wouldn't know it by the quality of my bio, but I write fiction and fantasy stories. My first novel will be completed soon, and I have a second one in the works.

Someday, I will travel the world with the person I love. We will see and experience all the magic the world has to offer together, and it will be amazing.