2) Make the left side a little longer than the right, then cross the tie, left over right:
3) Take the clip, and starting from the right…
4) …secure the tie to itself (not to the shirt) by attaching the clip just above where the tie crosses:
Wear the clip straight across, as shown here:
Or at an angle, going up from your right to left:
And there you have it. Why knot?
If you haven't already, see the introductory post on the SolaTie concept.