Text: John Carrington
Photo: Olof händén
The "Prince Albert Knot", is a somewhat richer knot that still gives your tie the charming asymmetry of the Four-in-Hand. Correctly executed, the two layers of the tie are visible in the bottom part of the knot which is sometimes a desirable feature among style conscious men. This knot is basically a Four-in-Hand that you finish by wrapping the tie two times around itself, instead of just one. The knot builds more volume and uses more tie length than a Four-in-Hand, which is why you need to tighten it properly. Needless to say, this knot is best suited for ties with a thinner build and construction.