Introduction: Tie Your Shoes, Insanely Fast, Easily

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tie both your shoes in about five seconds. a long time ago, my mom learned this trick, i've finally decided to show the world. do't show your friends, taunt them

Step 1: Holding the Lace

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holding this is crucial. you have to get it right.

Step 2: Grabing

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with both hands, hold the middle of the opposite lace.

Step 3: Finish

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please look at the videos for more help


Krismiss00 (author)2016-10-15

what happened to the videos ? I can't open either of them and I'm dieing to learn this .

blimey (author)2012-03-05

Wow. This is quite brilliant. The video helps and by moving the progress button in quicktime I soon saw how it is done frame by frame. It is much easier than it looks. Thanks for sharing this with us. Maybe you could do a video from the point of view of the wearer i.e with the shoe the other way round.

hammer9876 (author)2011-06-10

One word: Velcro.

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E-R-IC (author)2009-02-28

the first video is ussefull

ikoda (author)E-R-IC2009-03-06

I still can't do it. I can only get one loop to work. Do a video that is like a step by step. I'm having trouble. -.-

kevinhannan (author)ikoda2009-08-27

Do it even quicker.....use a nail gun ;-)

E-R-IC (author)E-R-IC2009-02-28

and wait for it to finish loading

ikoda (author)E-R-IC2009-03-06

This is really bothering me. I'm so close to doing it but I can only get one loop. The other loop is always loose so it wont tie. Make another vid with instructions. D:

E-R-IC (author)ikoda2009-03-06

hold it really close to the lace

littlesamurai (author)2009-02-28

i learnt how to do this i think you can find a video somewhere on youtube how to do this, its like a life trick, really i like how you put this on instructables.

E-R-IC (author)littlesamurai2009-05-30


8bit (author)2009-02-27

Maybe an illustration for clarity?

E-R-IC (author)8bit2009-02-28

should i add a video?

8bit (author)E-R-IC2009-03-04


donaldh (author)2009-02-28

Maybe it's the fact I thought myself to knit this week, but I managed to tie my shoes this way, after looking carefully at the pictures, no problem. Holding is indeed crucial. Look very closely at the right and left hand in step one, and you'll see how the laces should go. Funny thing is that it does not matter which way the shoe faces for this to work, so to tie your own shoes is just as simple. Thanks for the great trick!

E-R-IC (author)donaldh2009-02-28


E-R-IC (author)2009-02-27

Be the firs to comment... or rate

JakeTobak (author)E-R-IC2009-02-27

You made that impossible >_

E-R-IC (author)JakeTobak2009-02-28

check my video's

ikoda (author)2009-02-27

How about making a video. It's hard to tell with just pictures.

E-R-IC (author)ikoda2009-02-28

ok, check in soon

redsox31977 (author)2009-02-27

I tie my shoes once and that is when I first buy them

strongbad2797 (author)2009-02-27

You're pictures need to be redone, having not done this before, its impossible to see what you are doing

CaseyCase (author)2009-02-27

I leave my shoes tied--just slip 'em on or off. I do it out of sheer lazyness.

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