Two Loop Knot Flip Book

Two Loop Shoelace Knot diagram

Also known as the “Bunny Ears” shoelace knot (due to its two loops) or as the “Bowknot”. Make a loop with both ends, then simply tie a knot with them. It's often tied incorrectly, resulting in an un-balanced Granny Knot.

Begin with regular “Starting Knot”
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Begin with regular “Starting Knot”.
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Fold both lace ends into “loops”.
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Cross right (blue) loop over left (yellow).
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Wrap right (yellow) loop around to front.
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Feed right (yellow) loop into “hole”.
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Loop emerges out the right side.
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Pull tight to complete the knot.

Finished Knot

Finished Two Loop Shoelace Knot

If tied correctly, the finished Two Loop Shoelace Knot is identical to either the Standard Shoelace Knot or my own Ian Knot, the World's Fastest Shoelace Knot.

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 both sits crooked and comes undone more easily. See my Granny Knot page for more information.

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