Make a slip knot

To make a slip knot,

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1. Loop the yarn as shown above.

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2. Insert the hook into the centre of the loop catching the yarn with the hook and pulling it through to make a loop over the hook as above.

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3. Gently pull the yarn to tighten the loop on the hook completing the slip knot.

NOTE: In crochet this loop on the hook is never counted as a stitch.

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7 Responses to Make a slip knot

  1. Mrs P says:

    Stupid question …how do YOU hold your yarn ?

    • Ruth says:

      Personally I hold my yarn next to the hook across my left forefinger and the yarn coming from the ball is wrapped loosely around my left little finger. I shall do a tutorial on that for you next.

      • Mrs P says:

        Thanks chick 🙂 I tried to comment on one of your posts but my computer kept freezing, I’d love a quick tutorial on the process of starting a new row, when you say miss first stitch where you put your hook in …does that make sense ??

      • Ruth says:

        Yes it makes perfect sense and will do tutorials on both those this week along with the turning chains needed for new rows for the different stitches.

      • Mrs P says:

        Woo Hoo it’s on par on having my own tutor 🙂

  2. Mrs P says:

    I’ve posted on Cottage On The Green on FB to tell everyone about your fabulous tutorials …I hope that’s OK ?

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