Surgeon's Knot Flip Book
Also known as the “Tibetan Trekking Knot” or “Sherpa Knot”, this is the most common secure shoelace knot. Make a Standard Shoelace Knot, but before pulling tight, run the loop around and through the middle for a second time.
The finished Surgeon's Shoelace Knot should look identical to my Ian's Secure Shoelace Knot – a tight, closed knot with a symmetrical double wrap around the middle, as compared to the single wrap of simpler shoelace knots.
NOTE: Because of the non-symmetrical way of tying this knot, the result may look somewhat different. This depends on how readily the laces “rearrange” themselves during tightening.
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