How to Iron silk ties

How to Iron silk  ties

Silk ties wrinkle primarily when they are knotted and need occasional ironing.


1. Check tags on tie for information about fabric type.

2. Plug in Iron and set temperature dial accordingly. Many ties are made of silk or polyster blends and will need a cool setting . Wool ties need a medium setting and cottons can take a fairly high temperature.

3. Place silk tie lengthwise on ironing board with back of tie facing up.

4. Place a cotton cloth flat over area to be ironed and carefully iron your silk  tie.

5. Iron bottom to top in small portions from the edges inward to avoid creasing.

6. Lift cover cloth periodically to check progress.

7. Turn silk tie face up and Iron, taking care not to leave the iron in any one spot for too long.

8. Hang silk tie immediately so that it cools without wrinkling.


: The cover cloth keeps your tie from scorching, sticking, discoloring or getting shiny.

Avoid spot cleaning your tie just before ironing. Any damp spots will become permanent stains if you Iron them.
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