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Also known as the “Bunny Rabbit” or the “Loop, Swoop and Pull” knot, this is probably the most common method for tying shoes. Make a loop with one end, wrap the other end around and pull a loop through the “hole” in the middle.

Begin with regular “Starting Knot” Fold right (blue) end into a “loop” Pass left (yellow) end behind loop Finish wrapping around the loop Push left (yellow) loop into “hole” Loop emerges out the right side Pull tight to complete the knot
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Begin with regular “Starting Knot”.
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Fold right (blue) end into a “loop”.
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Pass left (yellow) end behind loop.
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Finish wrapping around the loop.
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Push left (yellow) loop into “hole”.
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Loop emerges out the right side.
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Pull tight to complete the knot.
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NOTE: If your finished knot comes out crooked, it's probably because you tie your Starting Knot the opposite way to mine. This will result in an un-balanced “Granny Knot”, which sits crooked and comes undone more easily. See my Granny Knot page for more information.

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