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Today I'm wearing a blue with a Victoria .

Like with the Kelvin knot the last few days, I've used the alternative ending with the final fold through the last two loops.

This makes them quite similar when used with a thin tie like this, though maybe this one is slightly more tube shaped. On a thicker tie this one would be more noticeably less pointy.

Here is an orange with a Kelvin .

With this tie this still looks small, but not tiny like a regular oriental knot would.

Today, a pink with a Christensen . After using the smaller but somewhat similar looking Kelvin most of last week, this now feels rather large.

What that variant of the Kelvin that I've used the last few days look like with a thinner .

Today an orange with a Kelvin . The same knot as yesterday in other words, but on a more narrow tie.

Today I'm wearing a green with a Kelvin .

This does to the oriental knot what the Victoria does to the four-in-hand, that is adds an additional horizontal loop. So, it's an option if you want a more pointy or symmetric Victoria, or a larger oriental.

I used a variant where you do the final fold through two loops, instead of just the last one. This causes that bit sticking out below the knot which I think looks nice. This makes it look a bit like the Christensen, but smaller.

Today, a pink pattern with a Victoria .

As I've said before, this is a slight extension of a four-in-hand. An actual four-in-hand is probably hard to make look good with this thin fabric.

Today a yellow with a Nicky . This is kind of a compromise knot, similar to a four-in-hand but with an extra fold over the top, making it a bit more triangular, but still rather asymmetric, and smaller than a half-Windsor.

Today, a blue with a discrete half-Windsor .

Trying a new morning routine this week where I go straight from bed to to running, then have street food for breakfast, so this is pre-coffee.

(My old routine is and fruit first, then running.),

Today I'm wearing a brown with a Kelvin . This knot is a continuation of the oriental, repeating the last horizontal loop an extra time. In this way it does to the oriental what the Victoria knot does to the four-in-hand.

Wearing a pink with a Plattsburgh today. By popular demand, also a half-figure portrait included for scale.

This morning I'm wearing a yellow with a Christensen .

Again wearing it relatively loose. Tried it three times to get the length right, something I'm usually too lazy for.

Wearing a blue with a Christensen today.

Today it's a bit loose. I'll admit this is the way I prefer it, and that when I have a tighter knot it's sometimes that the tie would otherwise be too short and I'm too lazy to start over from scratch.

Brown naga pattern with what's apparently called a rosebud . I expect you need a plain floppy tie to really get the floral impression, but I think it works regardless.

Instructions call for hiding the back behind the wide as normal, but when it's this short I think it looks better to just let it stick out.

Same green as last week, but this time with a half-Windsor .

As predicted a wedge-shaped knot made it easier to get the dimple right on this rather stiff silk tie.

Beneath a sunless sky. Wearing yellow with Hanover .

The PM 2.5 levels are similar to what they have been the last few weeks, but today it's really misty as well. This has apparently become normal now, so it's not a big media event. Consequently I barely see anyone but myself with N95 masks.

Using a green today with a Victoria today.

Possibly not the best choice for a stiff fabric tie like this, it was quite difficult to get the dimple right. Probably will stick to triangular knots for this one in the future.

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