Zipper Lacing (lug version)
A lug version of Zipper Lacing. This method “locks” the laces at each eyelet pair. Great for lacing skates tightly because the lower sections hold while tightening. It also looks interesting – a bit like a giant zipper.
• Begin straight across the bottom (grey section) and up through both bottom lugs.
• The ends are looped back under the laces where they feed into the bottom of the lugs.
• Cross the ends, then feed into the bottom of the next higher set of lugs.
• Repeat the looping, crossing and feeding up through the next higher lugs until lacing is completed.
Holds very firmly
Harder to tighten
12% shorter ends (approx.)
Shoelace Lengths for Lug Zipper Lacing
|Pairs of lugs:||2||3||4||5||6||7||8|
|Length needed:||76 cm
Longer shoelaces needed than those for basic Lug Criss Cross Lacing.
Shorter ends if existing shoelaces are re-used (−12% on average).
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