Master the art of tying a tie in just nine easy to follow steps. Whether you're brand new to wearing a neck tie; a casual wearer looking for a refresher course; or a neck tie veteran in search of a more efficient technique, eHow can help. This article teaches how to tie a tie using a Four In Hand knot. Also known as a Simple Knot or a Schoolboy Knot, the Four In Hand is generally agreed to be the easiest way of tying a tie. But depending on your personal style, body type, and preferred shirt style, the Windsor, Half Windsor or Bow Tie may work better for you. The only way to know is to try them all and to see which one works best for you.