How to make a slip knot: your first stitch in knitting February 13 2015, 0 Comments

Your knitting journey starts with the slip knot, your first stitch! Here's how to make the slip knot in a few quick steps.

Step 1:
make a loop with the tail-end of the yarn on top

Step 2:
With your thumb and index finge
r, pass through the loop

Step 3:
Pinch the yarn end that is attach
ed to the ball

Step 4:
Now pull through the loop and pull again to tighten the knot

Voila you've made your first stitch! Simply place it onto your knitting needle and tighten it a bit so that it sits snug on the needle. Now you're all set to get knitting!