How to Create a Slip Knot - Knitting tutorial

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

  1. Starting with the tail end of your yarn, pull about 15cm from the ball.

  2. Make a loop

  3. Place the yarn at the back of your loop.

  4. Use your fingers to pull through a loop and tighten.

  5. Slip the loop onto your needle and with the yarn that’s leading to the ball pull and tighten.

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