Shoe Lacing Comparison

Lacing Comparison

I've presented a number of different Shoe Lacing Methods on this website. This page compares them feature by feature to help you choose.

Number of Eyelet Pairs

In this section, the number of eyelet pairs that work best for each shoe lacing method are colored green (light), whereas those colored red (dark) are either not suitable or may require a workaround.

Lacing Method Pairs of Eyelets
Angled Checker 6 11 16
Army 345678910111213141516
Asterisk 345678910111213141516
Bow Tie 345678910111213141516
CAF Combat Boot 2345678910111213141516
Cascade 345678910111213141516
Cyclone Fence 345678910111213141516
Checkerboard 2345678910111213141516
Chevron 345678910111213141516
C.I.A. 345678910111213141516
Commando 2345678910111213141516
Corset 2345678910111213141516
Criss Cross 2345678910111213141516
Dense Checker 2345678910111213141516
Display Shoe 2345678910111213141516
Double 45678910111213141516
Double Back 45678910111213141516
Double Cross 45678910111213141516
Double Helix 2345678910111213141516
Double Sided 2345678910111213141516
End Shortening 4 6 8 10 12 14 16
Escher 45678910111213141516
Footbag 5678910111213141516
Gap 2345678910111213141516
Gippo 345678910111213141516
H&H / Criss Cross 2345678910111213141516
H&H / Straight Bar 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16
Hash 45678910111213141516
Hexagram 6 11 16
Hidden Knot 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16
Hiking / Biking 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16
Hill Valley 345678910111213141516
Knotted 2345678910111213141516
Knotted Segment 45678910111213141516
Ladder 2345678910111213141516
Lattice 678910111213141516
Left Right 2345678910111213141516
Lightning 2345678910111213141516
Loop Back 2345678910111213141516
Lock 345678910111213141516
Locked Double Helix 2345678910111213141516
Lug Infinity 2345678910111213141516
NASA Space Boot 2345678910111213141516
One Handed 2345678910111213141516
Over Under 2345678910111213141516
Pentagram 45678910111213141516
Progressive 45678
Perspective 45678
Quick Release 5678910111213141516
Quick Tight 345678910111213141516
Riding Boot 345678910111213141516
Roman 345678910111213141516
Sawtooth 345678910111213141516
Segmented 45678910111213141516
Shoe Shop 345678910111213141516
Spider Web 345678910111213141516
Starburst 345678910111213141516
Straight European 345678910111213141516
Straight Bar 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16
Straight Easy 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16
Supernova 345678910111213141516
Train Track 2345678910111213141516
Twistie 2345678910111213141516
Two-One-Three 45678910111213141516
Ukrainian 2345678910111213141516
Waffle 45678910111213141516
Winter Solstice 2345678910111213141516
Woven 2345678910111213141516
Zig Zag 2345678910111213141516
Zipper 2345678910111213141516

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