9 Innovative Ways To Tie A Sarong You Will Absolutely Love

There’s no piece of clothing that has the ability to offer as much versatility as the sarong. With just a few simple knots, you can transform your look from a beach day look, all the way to a practical camping outfit.

Plus, besides being totally versatile, the sarong is also extremely stylish and one of the most comfortable garments money can buy.

9 Innovative Ways To Tie A Sarong You Will Absolutely Love

Plus, they can even be used to create looks that range from casual all the way to dressed up in just a few moments. 

The only question is, what are some of the best ways that you can tie your sarong? If you’re in need of some inspiration, then rest assured that you have come to the right place.

In this guide, we’ll be talking you through 9 innovative ways to tie a sarong. Let’s begin!

Innovative Ways To Tie A Sarong

1. As A Long Skirt

One of the most clever ways that you can tie your sarong into is a long skirt! Here are the instructions to do so:

  • To begin, you are going to want to take your sarong and place it near your waistline.
  • After you have held your skirt near your waist, you should turn it back to front and place it firmly against your skin.
  • When you’re ready, go ahead and tie the two ends of your sarong together and then tighten.
  • Once the sarong has been fastened securely, you can then position the knot on either hip. 

As you might have already been able to guess, this style is perfect for wearing at the beach or pool when you want to cover up your swimsuit or bikini.

2. As A Halter Dress

Yes, you read that right! Believe it or not, you can quite easily tie your sarong into a halter dress, and we’re here to show you how. Check out the instructions below:

  • In order to transform your sarong into a halter dress, hold the sarong in front of you at arm’s length.
  • Making sure that the inside of your sarong is facing you, take the top 2 pieces of the sarong and gently fasten them around the back of your neck. After you’ve done this, double knot to make it secure.
  • Then, create a small keyhole by twisting the sarong in front of you, before then taking the edges towards your waist.
  • When you’re ready, carefully wrap them around your back.
  • Tie a double knot to make sure that the sarong is secure, and voila! You’ve made a halter dress,

3. As A One-Shoulder Dress

Here’s another way that you can innovatively tie your sarong! Keeping with the theme of dresses, the instructions below will show you how to make a one-shoulder dress:

  • Take your chosen sarong and hold it vertically under either your left or right arm. The choice is yours!
  • Carefully bring the corners of the sarong up and over your shoulders, so that you will then be able to tie them into a double knot behind your neck.
  • Then, take the other 2 edges and carefully gather them so that they are around your waist.
  • Proceed to tie a double knot and then make any additional adjustments as you like.

4. As A Jumpsuit

We told you that the sarong is versatile! If dresses aren’t really your thing, then you can also consider tying your sarong into a jumpsuit. 

  • In order to do this, you are going to want to go ahead and hold the sarong in front of you, just like you would with the dresses.
  • After you have done that, you can then go ahead and wrap the top two corners of your sarong around your back so that it is securely fastened in place. Of course, make sure that you double knot to prevent it coming loose.
  • Once you have done all of that, you will then need to pull the bottom part of the sarong back through the legs, before then wrapping the two back edges of the sarong around to the front of your waist,
  • When you’re ready, tie the double knot. 

5. As A Midi Skirt

Perfect for sunny days exploring new cities or even just for heading to the beach to soak up the sun – you can even tie your sarong into a midi skirt! Check out the instructions below:

  • To turn your sarong into a midi skirt, you are going to need to grab the longest end of your sarong in order to tie it around your waist.
  • The last thing you want is for your sarong midi skirt to become loose while you are wearing it, you’re going to need to make sure that you tie a double knot to secure it.  We recommend doing this at the hip for the most stylish look.
  • After you’ve done this, carefully go ahead and bring the bottom edge all the way up to your waist, making sure that this is done at the same side you’ve made the double knot. 
  • Wrap it once more around your waist area and then go ahead and tie a double knot to the other hip so that it is secured in place.

6. As A Cocktail Dress

If you’ve been invited out to a party or swanky event and you don’t happen to have an outfit on hand – don’t panic! The good news is that you can use the sarong to tie a cocktail dress.

  • If you would like to make a cocktail dress, you’re going to want to go ahead and grab the sarong and then hold it in front of you.
  • When you have done this, you should see that there is a small hole that you have made. Put your right arm through the hole, before then going ahead and wrapping it around your back.
  • With the edge behind your back, make sure that it is located under the left arm and then pulled to the front.
  • Then, you are going to need to roll the top edge of the sarong a few times over so that you can create the illusion of a belt.
  • To finish, simply tie a double knot on the right hip.

7. As A Toga Dress

If you’re in the mood to create a more relaxed and casual dress out of your sarong, you’ll be able to easily achieve this by tying it into a toga-style dress! Let’s look at the instructions:

  • To make a toga dress out of your sarong, you’re going to want to go ahead and tie it horizontally behind your back.
  • Then, carefully place the left corner area of the sarong directly under your armpit. This can be either your left or right armpit – it doesn’t matter and is up to your personal preference.
  • After you have done this, allow the other side to simply drape down so that it covers your body from the armpit down to your lower body  area.
  • Take the two corners and fold them over your shoulder, before proceeding to secure in place with a double knot to prevent movement or the sarong coming loose.

8. As A Side Slit Dress

Another that you can tie your sarong in an innovative way is by making it into a side slit dress. This look is perfect for the pool as a coverup. 

Let’s check the instructions below:

  • To make a side slit dress, take the sarong and hold it vertically around your back. Then, place it right under your armpits.
  • Carefully tie the two corners into a securely fastened double knot around the front. When done right, it should be right under the bust.
  • Take the two edges remaining and gather them at your waist, before then going ahead and double knotting around the front, and then carefully twisting to the side to create a slit. 

9. In The Classic Way

Last but not least, we’ll be showing you how to tie your sarong in the classic, everyday style. Check out the instructions on how to tie it in this way below:

  • Hold it behind your back, and then gather the ends in your hands. Pull the right end of the sarong under your shoulder.
  • Do the same thing with the other side.
  • Tie the two ends behind your neck in a doubleknot.

Wrapping Up

Now that you’ve read through our guide, we hope that you have found a few new ways that you can tie your sarong! Thanks for reading.

Jessica White
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