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Two Stage Knot Flip Book
Two Stage Knot step 1
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1 Fold right (blue) end into a "loop";
2 Pass left (yellow) end behind loop;
3 Finish wrapping around the loop;
4 Feed left (yellow) end into "hole";
5 Loose end pulled right through;
6 First stage pulled tight;
7 Fold right (yellow) end into a "loop";
8 Second stage pulled tight.

Finished Knot
Finished Two Stage Shoelace Knot picture

The finished Two Stage Shoelace Knot ends up with two loops and two loose ends, similar to a Standard Shoelace Knot, albeit rather crooked.

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Standard Knot Standard Knot

Regular shoelace knot, which is more symmetrical but slightly less secure.

Loop the Loop Knot Loop the Loop Knot

Different secure knot that is also non-symmetrical.

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