FreedomKnot™ Shoelace Knot

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This is yet another of the secure knots on which my own Ian's Secure Shoelace Knot is based. Make an “O” and pass a loop through it from both the front and the back.

Step 1:

Begin with regular “Starting Knot”

Begin with a regular Left-over-Right Starting Knot.

Step 2:

Cross ends to form an “O” in middle

Cross the right (blue) lace over the left (yellow) lace to form an “O” in the middle. The blue lace is now the left lace.

Step 3:

Fold left (blue) end behind the “O”

Make the left (blue) lace into a loop and begin to wrap it around the back of the “O” in the middle of the laces.

Step 4:

Feed left (blue) loop through

Feed the left (blue) loop through the “O” to end up in front.

Step 5:

Fold right (yellow) end over the “O”

Now, make the right (yellow) lace into a loop, this time wrapping it around the front of the “O” in the middle.

Step 6:

Feed right (yellow) loop through

Feed the right (yellow) loop through the “O” to end up at the back.

Step 7:

Pull tight to complete the knot

Now, simply pull the loops to tighten the knot. The whole twisted mess of the previous drawing will rearrange itself into a neat finished knot.


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