On how to tie a bandana
Bandana is nothing more than a biga triangular or square colored piece of tissue. You can wear it almost on any part of the body: on the neck in the form of a kerchief, on the hands, legs, hips. Although, of course, most often it is used in the form of a laconic and simple headdress. In this article we will tell you how to tie a bandanna so that not only to escape from dust or the scorching sun, but also to create a stylish original image.
A bit of history
First, a triangular tissue flap usedpurely for practical purposes - to protect a person from dust. Suffice it to recall the American cowboys - they knew perfectly well how to tie a bandana, and often wore it around their necks, and when they hauled livestock up, protecting their nose and mouth from the clouds of dust that numerous herds of animals raised. The inhabitants of Central Asia have long used pieces of cloth to protect their heads from the scorching sun. If you look at the Asian turban and show a little imagination, then you can see it in the same bandana. However, it was a long time ago.Now this popular and modern headThe dress seriously pushed baseball caps and panamas and took a worthy place in the accessories of stylish clothes. For the production of bandanas are used a variety of materials: cotton, knitwear, synthetics, silk, wool and even leather. The latter option was to the liking of many bikers. The color of the modern bandana can also surprise with its diversity. In addition to various abstract drawings and inscriptions, there are often oriental ornaments, various symbols, logos of rock bands and much more.
Options for bandanas
This universal accessory was worn since the fifteenth century and continues to be worn to this day by both women and men. Here are the most popular ways of how to tie a bandana:
- Take a square piece of fabric with sideabout 60 centimeters and fold it along the diagonal so that a triangle is formed. Now the resulting two corners tie tightly on the neck behind or above on the head. The third, the remaining end of the triangle, you can skip under the knot or just leave free hanging down. This way to tie a bandanna is the most popular and gives the person the appearance of a cowboy or at least a fan of hip-hop.
- The following variant is suitable only for a squareshape of the fabric. Wrap one of the corners so that it is approximately in the center. Take the ends of the bandanna adjacent to the fold line in both hands and gently place the folded edge on the forehead. Now lightly tilt the head and squeeze the side corners tightly to the ears. Wrap them to the back of the head and tie it up with a regular knot. Hold the ends with one hand so that they do not dissolve, the other place the remaining end of the bandanna above the knot. The final touch: make another knot of free ends so that you grab the rear corner of the bandana.
- This method is a bit like the previous one. Here you also need to place one of the ends in the middle of the square. Now, rather than tie two corners, lower the free end on the head and hold it lightly with one hand, and tie the two remaining side edges over it on the back of the head.
Now you know how to tie a bandana, and withUsing our simple instructions, you can create a cool and stylish image for envy all your friends. Do not be afraid to experiment! Probably, the bandana is that detail which for your image just and did not suffice.