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How to Make a Slip Knot

Updated: Mar 30, 2023

Learning how to make a slip knot is one of the most important things to know in crochet. A slip knot will be the foundation of nearly every single one of your projects. There are many different ways to make a slip knot, this is what I have found to be the easiest.

Tie a Slip Knot Step-by-Step

Step 1

The first thing you want to do is grab your yarn and unravel a little bit. With your left hand, hold the tail end of the yarn closest to your body and the working side of the yarn away from your body.

Step 2

Next, with your right hand and palm facing up, using your pointer finger and middle finger, grab the loop end of the yarn.