# Lattice Lacing

This very popular method forms a decorative lattice in the middle of the lacing. The laces are crossed at a steep angle, allowing them to be woven through each other.

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### Lacing Technique - 8 pairs, variation 1 (verticals at top/bottom)

• Begin straight across on the outside (grey section) and in through the bottom eyelets.

• Both ends run straight up on the inside and out through the next higher set of eyelets.

• Cross the ends on the outside and feed in through the set of eyelets three rows higher up the shoe (skip past two sets of eyelets).

• Run both ends straight up on the inside and out through the next higher set of eyelets.

• Cross the ends on the outside and feed in through the set of eyelets three rows lower down the shoe (skip past two sets of eyelets).

• Run both ends straight up on the inside and out through the next higher set of eyelets.

• Cross the ends on the outside and feed in through the set of eyelets three rows higher up the shoe (skip past two sets of eyelets).

• Both ends run straight up on the inside and out through the top eyelets.

### Features

**Very popular!**

Decorative look

Harder to tighten

24% longer ends (approx.)

### Notes

• It's easier to do the weaving and get all the "Overs" and "Unders" correct if you firstly complete the left (blue) end, then weave the right (yellow) end in and out.

• With 6 pairs of eyelets, variation 2 has double verticals on the inside, which gives the same external appearance as variation 1 but which consumes more shoelace length.

• With 8 pairs of eyelets, triple verticals on the inside result in a four-way lattice.

• With 10 pairs of eyelets, either single or quadruple verticals result in a five-way lattice.

• With 11+ pairs of eyelets, two or more complete three-way lattices can be joined end-to-end.

## Lattice Lacing Gallery

Gola by eBoy sneakers with Lattice Lacing.

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## Shoelace Lengths for Lattice Lacing

Pairs of eyelets: | 6 (a) | 6 (b) | 7 (a) | 7 (b) | 8 (a) | 8 (b) | 8 (c) |

Length needed: | 108 cm 43 inch |
114 cm 45 inch |
111 cm 44 inch |
118 cm 47 inch |
114 cm 45 inch |
129 cm 51 inch |
154 cm 61 inch |

Lengths available: | 45" | 45" | 45" | 45" | 45" | 54" | 63" |

NOTE: These are approximate shoelace lengths for using this lacing on an average sized sneaker. For more accurate lengths, use the Shoelace Length Calculator.

### Comparative Length

Shorter shoelaces needed than those for basic Criss Cross Lacing.

Longer ends if existing shoelaces are re-used (+24% on average).

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