Boat Shoe Knot Flip Book

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Often used on boat shoes (deck shoes) or moccasins with leather laces, the “Heaving Line Knot” creates decorative coils instead of knots. Each end is simply coiled around itself until all remaining lace is consumed.

Fold right (yellow) end into a “loop” Wrap right (yellow) end around itself Continue wrapping tightly around Completed shoelace “coil” Feed loose end through top of loop Pull “coil” upwards to lock end Repeat using left (blue) end
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Fold right (yellow) end into a “loop”.
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Wrap right (yellow) end around itself.
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Continue wrapping tightly around.
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Completed shoelace “coil”.
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Feed loose end through top of loop.
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Pull “coil” upwards to lock end
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Repeat using left (blue) end.
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