How to Tie Hoodie Strings: 3 Must Know Knots

Take these top ties and step up your hoodie game.

How to Tie Hoodie Strings

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There are many ways you can tie your hoodie strings. However, tying hoodie strings is not necessary when wearing it, if you don’t want to. If you want to step up you style and put a little extra into your fashion statement then doing a flower shaped knot, dual string bow or string bow are all great choices. Check out these cool ways to tie hoodie strings.

This is How to Tie Hoodie Strings: 3 Must Know Knots.

Welcome to our article on how to tie hoodie strings.

With the ever-evolving hoodie market, we should evolve with it. Gone are the days of wearing a hoodie around the home and changing it with a jacket or sweater before heading out into public. 

With the right outfit choice, you can wear a hoodie pretty much to any occasion (I would leave your best friend’s wedding out of this blanket statement).

*This isn’t a fashion statement, but more of a friendly motherly reminder… tie your hoodie strings before you put it in the washer and dryer. Or else you’ll need this guide on how to put string back in a hoodie.

Give a little love to your hoodie strings to add that final accessory to today’s look.

How to Tie Hoodie Strings

The final touch of your outfit will be the hoodie strings, but no one will notice if you don’t take care of the basics first. Let our hoodie articles help you keep your garments ready to wear.

Below are three ways to tie hoodie strings. Pick the method that works best for your skill level (like tying hoodie string knots) and what final look suits your fashion style for the day.

1. String Bow (Classic Tie)

1. Lay the hoodie flat

Lay the hoodie on a flat surface. Choose your kitchen table, sofa, bed or open floor.

This is a photo of a hoodie laid flat ready to tie the hoodies strings

2. Cross the strings

Take both string ends (or aglets) and cross them over each other. 

This is the next step in how to tie hoodie strings with crossing the strings

3. Circle one end

Circle one end of the string under the other. 

This is the next step in how to tie hoodie strings by circling one end

4. Create loops x2

Create loops on both strings by curling the opposite end of the string where you have previously already crossed them. 

This is the next step in how to tie a hoodie string by cresating two loops

5. Cross the loops

Cross the two loops in unison, and insert one of them through the hole between the loops while pulling them together. 

This is the next step in how to tie a hoodie strings by crossing the loops

6. Adjust the string bow

Lastly, adjust them as you see fit. The length of the final look will depend on how long the overall string is and what style look you are going for.

2. Dual String Bow

1. Lay the hoodie flat

Lay the hoodie on a flat surface. Choose your kitchen table, sofa, bed or open floor.

This is a photo of a hoodie being laid flat to start a dual string bow

2. Create a single loop

Create a loop toward the right side, looking away from the middle. The end of the string will be going over the top. 

This is the next step in creating a dual bow tie with a single loop

3. Create a fold

Use the end of the string to create a fold that you can take through the loop. Cinch it by pulling the string in separate ways. 

This is the next step in a dual bow tie by creating a fold

4. Go through the loop

Bring the end of the string through the loop you formed, and twist the newly formed loop downward.

This is the next step in doing a dual bow tie for your hoodie strings and its going through the loop

5. Pull until you see a bow

Once you pull the end of the string through the second loop you created, you’ll see a bow.

This is a photo of the next step of how to tie a hoodie with a dual bow tie

6. Adjust the dual string bow

Lastly, adjust the dual string bow as you see fit. This will depend on the entire length of the hoodie string and also the overall style you are going for with your clothing choices.

This is the final step in the dual string bow tie where you adjust the dual string bow to the length you want

3. Flower-Shaped Knot

1. Lay the hoodie flat

Lay the hoodie on a flat surface. Choose your kitchen table, sofa, bed or open floor.

This is a photo of a hoodie laying flat to start a flower shaped knot

2. Pinch the string & wrap

Pinch the string at its middle section, wrapping the lower half around the upper half five to six times. It will start resembling a noose. 

This is the next step in the flower shaped knot for a hoodie with pinching the string and wrapping it

3. Pull through the loop

Without letting go of the end of the string, pull it through the tiny loop you created at the bottom. 

This is the next step for making a flower shaped knot with pulling the string through the loop

4. Form a circle

Pull the string and secure it, so it forms a circle. 

This is the next step with a flower shaped knot by forming a circle on your hoodie string

5. Finish the flower-shaped knot

Finish the knot by bringing the end of the string through the middle of the circle around the front.

This is the final step of the flower shaped know for your hoodie strings
Written and reviewed by:
Tall Paul
Tall Paul
Paul Marlow is a 6'7 (203cm) / 235lb (106 kg) mental health speaker, fashion expert and ex-athlete. He is a global leader in helping tall men find clothing that fits them and showing them how to style it properly. Paul also spends his time modelling in the fashion and film industries. Paul is also the founder of Never Alone, a global leader in providing mental health and therapy inspiration. He started the Mental Growth Newsletter to help others that were dealing with mental health struggles, like he has.

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