For Crochet, Knitting, Jewelry Making, Crafts and More
There are many reasons you might need to make a slip knot. Knitting and crochet enthusiasts often begin their projects by making slip knots. Jewelry makers often use slip knots when creating new jewelry projects. A slip knot is one of many knots sailors use for keeping their lines and ropes shipshape. The following instructions are best suited for crafters, particularly knitting and crochet; however, the basic idea is the same, so anyone who needs slip knot instructions will probably find this slip knot tutorial helpful.
Step-By-Step Instructions for How to Make a Slip Knot for Crochet or Knitting Using Yarn
So that’s it! If you followed along to make your own slip knot, you’re now ready to get started with crocheting, knitting or moving on to the next stage of your craft project.
By Amy Solovay
About the Author — Amy Solovay is a freelance writer with a background in textile design. She learned to crochet as a small child. After earning two degrees, one of which is in textile design, she launched a career in the textile industry. She has worked as a textile print colorist, knit designer and director of design for various Los Angeles based fabric manufacturers. Later she transitioned to writing about crochet, knitting, crafts and other topics for major media outlets. She enjoys designing crochet and other craft patterns, and she invites you to make use of them.
This page was last updated on 5-17-2021.