How to Create a Slip Knot - Knitting tutorial

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In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a slip knot.


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Tip: This method uses yarn from both your tail end and from the ball so it is important you have a long enough tail for the number of cast on stitches. As an estimate, make the long tail three times the width of your finished project, plus 15cm more for good measure.

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.


And that’s how you make a slip knot in knitting!