Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Ditch the Granny Knot to Tie Your Shoes More Effeciently

Over at Runner's World they've put together an instructional video to go along with an informative article on the difference between Granny Knots and Reef Knots. Well tied shoes are important to runners, but anyone can benefit from the simple change in knot tying-methodology outlined in the video below:

By simply altering the direction of the first loop you make when tying your shoes you can produce a neater knot that is less prone to coming untied. If the Reef Knot caught your eye, you may want to check out another interesting knot we've covered: the "world's fastest shoelace knot, a.k.a. the Ian Knot. Have a bit of knot tying lore to share? Let's hear about it in the comments.

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