How to tie a shoelace in 2 seconds

Child tying a shoelace | How to tie a shoelace in 2 seconds | Tesco Living

This clever hack will have you out the door in no time.

Step 1

Begin by tying your 'starting knot' by placing the left lace over the other and pulling it under through the gap. Pull tightly.

Black shoe on a welcome mat | Tie a shoelace in 2 seconds | Tesco Living

Step 2

Pick up each lace using your pinky fingers and get your thumb and forefingers ready like this.

Person tying shoelaces on a mat | Tie a shoelace in 2 seconds | Tesco Living

Step 3

Pinch your thumb and forefinger together and go under the lace. Your thumb should stay close to the starting knot.

Person tying shoelaces | Tie a shoelace in 2 seconds | Tesco Living

Step 4

Do the same on the other side, but go under the lace on the opposite side, like this.

Person tying shoelaces | Tie a shoelace in 2 seconds | Tesco Living

Step 5

Bring your left thumb and forefinger towards the opposite lace and vice versa. Pinch the opposite laces at the same time and pull through.

Person tying shoelaces | Tie a shoelace in 2 seconds | Tesco Living

Step 6

Finish by pulling hard to tighten the lace and prevent it from loosening.

Person tying shoelaces | Tie a shoelace in 2 seconds | Tesco Living

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