There’s only one Authentic Original, but there are lots of ways to tie it and make it your own. Want to learn how to tie a Barrel Knot, Chain Knot, Fishtail Knot, Tassel Knot, or looking for tips on how to re-lace your boat shoes? You’ve come to the right place.
Whether you call it the barrel lace, the heaving knot, or something else, one thing is clear: it’s a classic boat shoe look that brings boatloads of compliments.
Here’s a step-by-step list on how to tie the barrel knot:
The chain lace is inspired by a sailing knot of the same name used to decorate or shorten a rope. Fun fact: to untie this knot, simply tug hard on each of the ends of the chain knots.
Here are a few quick and easy steps on how to tie the chain knot:
There are plenty of fish in the sea. The best way to make your A/O your own is by tying them using this unique technique.
Here’s how you can tie your own fishtail knot:
The Tassel Knot puts a “twist” on the barrel knot and is another fun way to avoid retying your shoes every time that you put them on.
Here’s how you can tie the Tassel knot:
Let’s make things personal. You’re an original and your style should be too. Customize your boat shoes with a pop of color laces to make them all your own.
Here we’ll teach you how to relace your boat shoes step-by-step:
*Pro Tip: You May Also Want To Wrap The Lace And Needle With Tape So That The Lace Does Not Fall Out Of The Needle.
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