Frankly, before I read this post, in my life I only know one way of lacing shoes by criss-crossing. Ian's Shoelace Site shows me over 30 different ways to lace shoe, from tradition criss cross lacing, to lattice lacing. Look like some of them are quick hacks – those lacing style make the shoes “loose fit” or even can make your shoe to a “slip-on” without any knotting. For me, I don't like to spend time on knotting, so this style caught my eye:
Checkerboard Lacing – This interwoven lacing forms an attractive 2-colour checkerboard pattern that looks fantastic on today's wide fronted runners.
Shoe Lacing Methods – [Ian's Shoelace Site]