Supernova Lacing (lug version)
A lug version of Supernova Lacing. Like two Starbursts on top of each other, one higher up, the other lower down. Needs the maximum length of shoelace and is useful for "shortening" long laces.
Lacing Technique – ODD numbers of lug pairs
• Begin straight across (grey section) and down through the middle set of lugs.
• Cross the ends diagonally downwards, then feed up through the next vacant set of lugs below the middle of the shoe.
• Cross the ends diagonally upwards, then feed down through the next vacant set of lugs above the middle of the shoe.
• Continue running diagonally downwards and upwards with progressively taller crossovers until lacing is completed.
Top opens wide
41% shorter ends (approx.)
This lacing method, like most decorative methods, is more difficult to tighten. However, this method has the advantage that the top is like a V-neck tee-shirt. Once the knot is untied, the top of the shoe can be opened wide to easily slip the foot in or out without needing to loosen or re-tighten all of the lacing.
For more info and animated instructions, see the eyelet version of Supernova Lacing.
Lug Supernova Lacing Gallery
Shoelace Lengths for Lug Supernova Lacing
|Pairs of lugs:||2||3||4||5||6||7||8|
|Length needed:||74 cm
Longer shoelaces needed than those for basic Lug Criss Cross Lacing.
Shorter ends if existing shoelaces are re-used (−41% on average).
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