There are many different scarves for many different purposes that you can play with. It takes a bit of practice to get the hang of tying scarves it but well worth the effort. Here are six common ways to tie a square silk scarf:
The head wrap
- Fold the square scarf diagonally, forming a large triangle.
- Hold up the scarf and place the center on your forehead.
- Pull the ends to the back of your head and tie it in a single- or double knot.
- Adjust the wrap.
- Fold the scarf diagonally, forming a large triangle.
- Put the ends of the triangle behind your neck and tie it.
- Either let the ends hang down your back, or pull them to the front and tuck them in.
- Adjust the muffler.
- Place the scarf around your neck, with the ends hanging on each side in front.
- Fold one end of the scarf over the other end twice.
- On the last fold, bring the end through the large loop around your neck.
- Spread the top knot so it covers the underneath layer.
- Adjust the ascot.
The French knot
- Place the scarf around your neck, with the ends hanging in back.
- Cross the ends and pull them to the front.
- Tie a loose knot in front.
- Tie a second tighter knot.
- Adjust the knots.
The square knot
- Open the scarf to full length.
- Place it around your neck in back and allow the ends to hang in front.
- Tie the scarf’s ends in front of you once.
- Tie the ends again with the opposite end on the top.
- Tighten the knot and adjust it.
- Wrap your scarf around your ponytail (ends up).
- Tie the ends a few times for security.
The great thing about scarves is that you can adjust them to your preference and purpose. Play with different fabrics and designs. You may find that for any outfit you have a good scarf tied just right is the perfect addition to complete your look!