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Ever thought about exploring the exciting world of shoelacing? Of course not, but here’s a site put up by a man named Ian who dove right in to it. According to Ian, there are almost 2 trillion ways of lacing a shoe with six pairs of holes. Aaaah, imagine the possibilities.

Nice work, Ian.

The site also contains some crucial tips and tricks about lacing and tying knots.

A favorite of mine is -”Important Note for Parents / Teachers: If you ever re-tie a child’s laces that have come partly undone, especially when re-tying shoelaces that were originally tied by someone else, make sure that you’re not inadvertently creating a “Slip” knot!

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