How to Create a Slip Knot

How to Create a Slip Knot

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Tutorial Overview

A slip knot is the first step in casting on for most knitting projects. In this video we will show you how to create a slip knot. 


Step-by-step guide

Step 1:

Starting from the tail end of your yarn, about 15 centimetres from the end, make a loop.

Step 2:

Place the yarn at the back of your loop.

Step 3:

Pull the yarn through the loop, and tighten to finish your slip knot.

Step 4:

Slip onto your needle, and pull the tail that leads to the yarn ball. Then tighten the slip knot.

Step 5:

Move the knitting needle, with the slip knot, into your left hand.

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