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Shoe Lacing Photos
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Bow Tie Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adidas Superstars with white trim and white Bow Tie Lacing (from ML). Hiding the bottom straight section creates uninterrupted crosses. Sawtooth Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black boots with black Sawtooth Lacing (from Paul H). Note the single knot between the bottom eyelets, which keeps the lace ends centered.
Sawtooth Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Tan boots with tan & brown Sawtooth Lacing (from Paul H's wife). It's easy to follow the path of this lacing through the metal loops. Double Back Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Converse All-Stars with pink trim and pink Double Back Lacing (from Vy T). Quite a different look with the metal loops showing the whole path of the lacing.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Etnies shoes with cyan & black trim and cyan & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Laura B). The shoes have reversed cyan & white / white & cyan checkerboards. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike Air Max 90s with green & black trim and green & black Checkerboard Lacing (from Azntran517). Checkerboard Lacing looks pretty cool with this color combination.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Various Converse sneakers with white Lattice Lacing (from Dilly). Here you can compare Lattice Lacing on 8-eyelet-pair hi-tops and 6-eyelet-pair lo-tops. Lock Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Grey Asics Gel-Eagle Trail Gore-Tex 2005s with yellow & black trim and black Lock Lacing (from Martín D). Lock Lacing, Ian's Secure Shoelace Knot, plus the loose ends tucked under the crossovers, make for a very secure running combination!
Double Cross Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike shoes with blue & green trim and blue & green Double Cross Lacing (from Vince). A creative bi-color variation of Double Cross Lacing. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Blue, yellow & white Nike Air Force Ones with blue & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Arslan A). Officially, these Nikes are in White / Vars Maize / Legend Blue colorway.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse All-Stars with white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Brent C). Nice angle that shows off both the shoes and the lacing. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Circa Allies with white trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Kungpow). Interesting how the two white laced areas look concave and convex.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike Air Force Ones with blue & transparent trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Cutegy). Front shot of Cutegy's AF1s with four-way Lattice Lacing. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike Air Force Ones with blue & transparent trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Cutegy). Side shot of Cutegy's AF1s with four-way Lattice Lacing.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Adidas shoes with black trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Alex W). Seven eyelet pair shoes with an unusual variation of Lattice Lacing. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Grey Nike Vandals with red & white trim and red & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Chester D). The checkerboards fill only the lower eyelets, whilst the lace ends wind through the upper eyelets.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adidas shoes with white trim and green Checkerboard Lacing (from Dovydas). First of six lacing methods on Dovydas' Adidas shoes. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adidas shoes with white trim and green combination of Straight Bar Lacing and Lock Lacing (from Dovydas). Second of six lacing methods on Dovydas' Adidas shoes.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adidas shoes with white trim and green Lattice Lacing (from Dovydas). Third of six lacing methods on Dovydas' Adidas shoes. Ladder Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adidas shoes with white trim and green Ladder Lacing (from Dovydas). Fourth of six lacing methods on Dovydas' Adidas shoes.
Loop Back Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adidas shoes with white trim and green Loop Back Lacing (from Dovydas). Fifth of six lacing methods on Dovydas' Adidas shoes. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adidas shoes with white trim and green & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Dovydas). Last of six lacing methods on Dovydas' Adidas shoes.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Le Coq Sportif shoes with orange Lattice Lacing (from Dovydas). Front-on shot of Dovydas' shoes, with an unusual fat knot on each lace end. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Le Coq Sportif shoes with orange Lattice Lacing (from Dovydas). Angled shot of Dovydas' shoes, with an unusual fat knot on each lace end.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Osiris shoes with red & black trim and black & white combination of Half & Half Lacing and Lattice Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing (from Tom E). Note the bi-color variation of Lattice Lacing on the left shoe. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Charcoal grey & white Nike Cortexs with red & black trim and black Lattice Lacing (from Bernard C). These limited edition Nikes have nice fat laces with metal aglets.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse All-Stars with patterned red, black & white Lattice Lacing (from AngelzPenguin). Talk about customized - side "frames", bottom bows, with cute hand-drawn penguins! Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Sneaux Curvedown SPs with red trim and red & black Checkerboard Lacing (from Ben G). Good angle that shows off the checkerboard weave really well.
Hash Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Grey & white Sneaux Skas with white Hash Lacing (from Ben G). By tying the knot through the tongue loop, the branding is more visible. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & white Adidas sneakers with red trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Olstar). Leaving the top two sets of eyelets un-laced keeps the branding visible.
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Shoe Lacing Methods Shoe Lacing Methods
Diagrams and instructions for any of the above lacing methods.
Bi-Color Lacing Methods Bi-Color Lacing Methods
Methods for lacing shoes with two or more colors.

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