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Spider Web Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black & white Vans sneakers with white Spider Web Lacing (from Hamid A-J). Hamid has woven the lacing to form a super-tight lattice. Spider Web Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black & white Vans sneakers with white Spider Web Lacing (from Hamid A-J). Close-up of Hamid's lacing showing the tightly-woven lattice.
Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse All-Stars with white trim and white Zipper Lacing (from Jenny S). Wide, white laces make a strong Zipper effect. Spider Web Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Reebok Classics with white trim and white Spider Web Lacing (from Peter P). The original black laces were replaced with white for this stunning result.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black & white Vans sneakers with black & white combination of Half & Half Lacing and Loop Back Lacing (from Black P). The two colors form a sharp divide down the middle. Checkerboard Lacing photo
Grey Converse All-Stars with black & white trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Bart V). Great looking lacing, but I bet it's hard to get these sneakers on and off.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Vans sneakers with pale blue trim and pale blue & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Darcey P). Note how Darcey has reversed the colors of the two checkerboards. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Vans sneakers with white trim and black & white combination of Half & Half Lacing and Lattice Lacing (from Twiztidpower). This creates a very dramatic white slash on each shoe.
Ladder Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black 9-West boots with black Ladder Lacing (from Jeff R). Jeff has even fitted out his wife's laces with custom aluminium aglets. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black DC shoes with cyan & yellow trim and cyan & black Checkerboard Lacing (from Nikky S). Nikky's first successful attempt at Checkerboard lacing looks terrific.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Grey & white Sneaux Bings with black trim and black, white & grey combination of Half & Half Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing (from Jonathan Y). Jonathan started with bi-color lacing, creating a triple-colored checkerboard. Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Circa Ramondettas with red & white trim and white Zipper Lacing (from Jonathan Y). Oval profile laces like these are ideally suited to Zipper lacing.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Checkered black & white Vans sneakers with black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Jonathan Y). Checkerboard Lacing was the perfect choice for these sneakers. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Globe sneakers with green & black trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Kristian J). Kristian thought up checkerboard lacing himself, then was pleased to discover my instructions.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Multi-colored Converse All-Stars with black & white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Philip F). First of three photos of Philip's various sneakers. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse sneakers with red & white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Philip F). Second of three photos of Philip's various sneakers.
Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Reebok sneakers with green & yellow trim and white Zipper Lacing (from Philip F). Last of three photos of Philip's various sneakers. Lug Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black cross trainers with metallic & pink Lug Lattice Lacing (from Meredith P). Meredith replaced the black laces in her new shoes with sparkly pink ones.
Lug Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black cross trainers with metallic, pink & white Lug Double Lacing (from Meredith P). This ended up being Meredith's preferred lacing for her new shoes. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike 6.0s with white trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Dakota P). These Nikes fit a super-wide checkerboard.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike XXVs with white Lattice Lacing (from Lance H). This method helped shorten these sneakers' long laces. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Grey & camouflage Nike Air Force Ones with black & white trim and grey & white Checkerboard Lacing (from IC3). Snappy lacing, posed with IC3's own credits billboard.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse Double Uppers with white trim and black & white combination of Straight Bar Lacing and Lattice Lacing (from Jelle B). Double-upper hi-tops allow two lacing methods per shoe. Ladder Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black & white Adidas Superstars with patterned black & white Ladder Lacing (from Vincent L). Tartan patterns create an incredibly intricate look.
Hash Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike Air Force Ones with fluoro green trim and black Hash Lacing (from Russell V). Although black, the laces stand out against their fluoro-green backdrop. Hidden Knot Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Yellow Nike Air Force Ones with black & white trim and black Hidden Knot Lacing (from Ian L). I wonder if Ian used a hidden Ian Knot?
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Lacoste shoes with cyan & black combination of Half & Half Lacing and Lattice Lacing (from Conte). Lattice looks totally different when done with two colors. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Dark brown Vans sneakers with tan trim and tan Lattice Lacing (from Andrew T). With knots on the inside, the lattices are consistent at both ends.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Checkered black & white Adidas sneakers with black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from G. G.). What an amazing, totally coordinated combination! Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Metallic & green Reebok Phillys with patterned black & white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Jordan A). The knots have been tied at the sides like Hiking/Biking Lacing
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Methods for lacing shoes with two or more colors.

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