Are you wondering how to wear a winter muffler with style? Mufflers are an essential part of your winter outfit and can make your outfits stand out while keeping you warm. They can upgrade your look just like going from sneakers to heels with a jeans can. Experiment with different styles for your winter mufflers; there are endless variations on how you can tie it when it comes to this versatile accessory.
Easy Ways to Tie Your Woolen Muffler
For the drape style, you don’t tie the muffler at all. For this style, you want your muffler should be plain color or a simple pattern with a combination of very few hues. This style is also more formal and leans more towards style than comfort. It works best with a short to regular length muffler. Just drape the muffler over your neck, equal lengths on each side, and don’t tie it.
The Once Around:
As the name implies, with the one around you, tie your muffler once around your neck. It provides a bit more warmth compared to the drape. Just keep one section long and start draping the muffler around your neck, making one end longer than the other. Take the long end of the muffler and bring it around your neck and you’re done – no need to tie a knot.
The Overhand Knot:
One of the simplest muffler knots you can learn and wear, this knot is effortless to tie, looks clean and functional, and provides good protection to the neck in cool weather. The only complication is you have to determine how low or high to wear it. It usually hangs loosely around the neck than other knots/wraps, so this style is more show than function. First, take the muffler and lay it over your shoulders. Next, take both ends of the muffler, and tie them “over-and-under,” as if you were starting to do up a giant pair of shoelaces. Finally, adjust the front to be a bit smooth and tighten closer to the neck as desired. The overhand muffler is best worn with cooler weather and is ideally worn with medium-length scarves.
The Parisian Knot:
Are you looking to up your muffler game? The Parisian Knot is a practical, classic slick knot that can quickly become your go-to. Also called “slip” or just “simple” style. This is fast and easy to tie and creates a big, warm knot right at the collar of a coat or jacket, making it a good wind-stopper. Fold your muffler in half widthwise, then fold in half again lengthwise. Drape the muffler over your neck, and then bring the loose ends through the hole formed by the folded end to tie the knot. Tighten the muffler around your neck, and you’re ready to go.