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Hash Lacing (Lug version)

A lug version of Hash Lacing. When used on modern boots and sneakers with a wide gap between the sides, the result resembles a diagonal series of hash "#" symbols.

Lug Hash Lacing diagram
Lacing Technique:

• Begin straight across the bottom (grey section) and in through the top of both bottom lugs.

• At each pair of lugs, cross the ends and feed in through the top of the next higher set of lugs. Repeat until lacing is completed.

Decorative look
Harder to tighten
9% shorter ends (approx.)
For more information and photos, see the eyelet version of Hash Lacing.

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White Nike Air Max 180s with black trim and white Lug Hash Lacing (from Holly H)
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Shoelace Lengths for Lug Hash Lacing
Pairs of lugs: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Length needed: 75 cm
30 inch
89 cm
35 inch
102 cm
40 inch
115 cm
45 inch
128 cm
51 inch
142 cm
56 inch
155 cm
61 inch
Lengths available: 27" 36" 40" 45" 54" 54" 63"
Comparative Length:
Longer shoelaces needed than those for basic Lug Criss Cross Lacing.
Shorter ends if existing shoelaces are re-used (−9% on average).
• These are approximate shoelace lengths for using this lacing on an average sized sneaker.
• For more accurate lengths, use the Shoelace Length Calculator.

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Hash Lacing Hash Lacing

Same lacing method for shoes with eyelets instead of lugs.

Lug Zipper Lacing Lug Zipper Lacing

Similar looking method with smaller "diamonds" running down the middle.

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