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Ian Knot Videos

This page contains five different videos of the "Ian Knot":

The "Ian Knot", the world's fastest shoelace knot

"Ian Knot" detailed tutorial (slower, in-depth)

Extreme shoelace tying efficiency

Ian Knot 30th Anniversay, 30-Jun-2012

One-handed variation of my "Ian Knot"

Super-fast tying ten pairs of shoes



The "Ian Knot", the world's fastest shoelace knot

Main instructional video (about three minutes) showing the "Ian Knot", the world's fastest shoelace knot, and comparing it to the two other most common (and slower) ways of tying shoelaces.

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"Ian Knot" detailed tutorial (slower, in-depth)

Detailed tutorial video (about five minutes) showing the "Ian Knot" much slower and more in-depth.

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Extreme shoelace tying efficiency

Much shorter video (about five seconds) showing a shoe tightened and tied in about three seconds using the "Ian Knot".

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Ian Knot 30th Anniversay, 30-Jun-2012

Medium length video (about one minute) made on the 30th anniversay of the "Ian Knot", recalling how I invented the knot back on 30-Jun-1982.

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One-handed variation of my Ian Knot

The "Ian Knot" can even be tied with one hand! Though not as blindingly fast as the two-handed Ian Knot, it is hopefully easier than some of the other one-handed shoelace knots.

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Super-fast tying ten pairs of shoes

Is my "Ian Knot" really the world's fastest shoelace knot? To find out, I tied ten pairs of shoes in quick succession, completing twenty shoelace knots in 24.6 seconds. That's only 1.23 seconds per knot!

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Related Links
Standard Knot Standard Knot

Identical knot using a different technique (much slower).

Mega Ian Knot Mega Ian Knot

Enhanced, more secure variation of this knot (much trickier).


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