How To Make A Slip Knot

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How to make a slip knot

 

Let's start at the very beginning! We'll show you how to make your first stitch, and take your first step on your crafting adventure.

 

So your Stitch & Story kit has arrived, and you're eager to get started, with your needles in one hand, and a squishy ball of yarn in the other. Your very first step to beginning your project is to create your first stitch before you cast on, and we're here to help you learn how!

 

Step-By-Step: How To Make A Slip Knot

 

Step 1
Make a loop, with the tail-end of the yarn on top.

How to make a slip knot

Step 2
With your thumb and index finger, pass through the loop. 

 

How to make a slip knot


Step 3
Pinch the yarn end that is attached to the ball.
How to make a slip knot

 

Step 4
Now pull through the loop, and pull again to tighten the knot.
How to make a slip knot

Step 5
Place the loop onto your knitting needle and gently pull the yarn to tighten.
It should sit a little snug, but still be able to slide along the needle.

 

How to make a slip knot

 

 

Need a little more help? Watch our video tutorials for more tips, and master the basic techniques to continue your knitting journey!

 



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