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Kelvin Knot

Kelvin Knot

The Kelvin knot is named after the celebrated mathematical physicist Lord Kelvin (1824-1907). He made significant contributions to the knot theory related to the atomic structure. It is based on the simple tie knot. It produces a tidy and agile knot that is of the same size as the four-in-hand knot but is more angular and fuller. It starts with the reverse of the necktie.

How to Make a Kelvin Knot

How to Make a Kelvin Knot


  1. Cross Kelvin knot – Has 3 wraps at the center instead of 2 as indicated in the above diagram. More aesthetically pleasing.



Looks symmetrical It can be a tad difficult to tie

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