Feb 8, 2015

How to make a slip knot!

by Angela | 3 Comments

How to make a slip knot If you’ve ever been confused about how to make a slip knot…never fear!  You will learn how to quickly and easily make a perfect slip knot to start many of your projects!  Whether you are knitting or crocheting…the slip knot is the same!

By the end of this tutorial, you’ll be slip knotting like a pro! 🙂

You can watch the video below or follow the photo tutorial or both!

If you have trouble viewing the video, be sure to expand it to full screen by clicking on the ‘expand button’ in the lower right corner.

How to tie a slip knot Begin by holding your yarn in an arch.  Leave a tail long enough for the project you are working on.

 

how to tie a slip knot Twist the top of the arch clockwise.

How to tie a slip knot Spread loop at top open with index finger & thumb.

How to tie a slip knot Reach both fingers through loop.

How to tie a slip knot Pull long strand on right back up through the loop.

How to tie a slip knot Once pulled up through loop, leave loose and do not tighten yet.

How to tie a slip knot Place loose loop on knitting needle or if crocheting, onto your hook.

How to tie a slip knot

How to tie a slip knot Pull strands to tighten firmly, but not too tightly.  Enough so that your loop can slide freely on your needle or hook.

How to tie a slip knotYou now have a slip knot, and are ready to begin your project!

Have fun making these and be sure to show your friends and family your new found skill! 🙂

Happy Knot Making!

Angela from Creatiknit.com

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Comments

  1. Excellent! Very clear and consice. Thank you for publishing!!!????

  2. Patty says:

    It sure helped me. Ty

  3. Kathy Phillips says:

    Thank you, it was a great help. ?

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