Kingston Tie Knit Pattern

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Kingston Knit Tie by Briana K Designs

The Kingston Tie Knit Pattern is a modern take on the classic and simple necktie. A great accessory for a sharp professional look or a casual accessory.

A tie has been a staple in fashion since the early 20th century because many professions required a necktie as a mandatory part of the dress code. However, now-a-days ties are a statement piece and have a variety of styles and colors.

The Kingston Tie Knit Pattern's simplicity lends itself to being as unique as you are. Whether you are looking for something muted with a neutral tone or something bold and fun this tie is for you.

Other pattens I would recommend if you like this pattern:
Kingston Tie Knit Pattern
Carlisle Knit Bow Tie Pattern
Wakefield Men’s Knit Tie Pattern
Bradford Knit Tie Pattern

Do you Crochet?  I also have this crochet tie pattern available:

Men's Crochet Tie Free Pattern

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Knitting Needles:

3.5 mm DPN or Magic Loop (US 4)


Stitch Marker
Sewing Needle
Measuring Tape
Row Counter


Cascade Yarns Ultra Pima
Main Color (MC): Syrah
Coordinating Color (CC): Cornflower


195 - 200 yards (178 - 183 m)


CO- cast on
Sts- stitches
k- knit
p- purl
St st- stockinette stitch
kf&b- knit into front and back of next stitch
k2tog- knit 2 stitches together

(with 3.5 mm needles)
24 sts x 32 rows = 4 inch x 4 inch

Skill Level:



Average Tie is 56 inches long. (5’ 11’’ male)
Long Tie is 58 inches long. (6’ 1” male)
Extra Long is 60 inches long. (6’ 3” male)
Widest point is 2 ½ inches.
Narrowest point is 1⅛ inches.

Kingston Knit Tie by Briana K Designs

Kingston Tie Knit Written Instruction:

3.5 mm DPN or Magic Loop (US 4). Color choices are up to you! Get creative and have fun!

Round 1: Start with CC of yarn. Using Long Tail Method, cast on 32 sts. Leave a tail of at least 8" past cast on. This will be used to sew the tie shut.
Distribute stitches evenly and join to work in the round, being careful not to twist sts, using your preferred method. Place marker to signify the beginning of the round. (34)

Rounds 2-5: Knit. At end of Round 5 change to MC (34)

Rounds 6-20: Knit. (15 rounds total) At end of round 20 change to CC. (34)

Round 21: Knit. Change back to MC (34)

Repeat Rounds 6-21 

6 more times for the average tie (tie will measure approx. 14 inches)
7 more times for a long tie (tie will measure approx. 15 ¾ inches)
8 more times for an extra-long tie (tie will measure approx. 17 ½  inches)

Round 22: Knit. (34)

Round 23: k21, k2tog, k5, k2tog, k4 (32)

   For repeating rounds only:

  • first repeat: k20, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k4 (30)
  • second repeat: k20, k2tog, k3, k2tog, k3 (28)

Rounds 24-36: Knit (13 rounds). At end of round 36 change to CC 32 (30, 28)

Round 37: Knit. Change back to MC 32 (30, 28)

Round 38: Repeat Rounds 22-37 two more times 32 (30, 28)

Round 39: k19, k2tog, k3, k2tog, k2 (26)

Rounds 40-49: Knit (10 rounds). (26)

Round 50: k16, k2tog, k3, k2tog, k3 (24)

Rounds 51-53: Knit (3 rounds). At end of Round 53 change to CC (24)

Round 54: Knit. Change back to MC (24)

Round 55: Knit. (24)

Round 56: k16, k2tog, k2, k2tog, k2 (22)

Round 57: Knit. (22)

Round 58: K15, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k2 (20)

Rounds 60-70: Knit (11 rounds). At end of Round 70 change to CC (20)

Round 71: Knit. Change back to MC (20)

Rounds 72-86: Knit (15 rounds). At end of Round 86 change to CC

Continue to work Rounds 71-86 until the tie measures 56 inches (58 inches for Long and 59 inches for Extra Long).


Rounds 87-91: Knit. (20)

Bind Off, fasten off,  and draw thread through the last stitch. Use ending and beginning threads to stitch beginning and ending tie openings closed, and weave in end.


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