Crochet Tutorials: Making a Slipknot

In these tutorial blog posts, you’ll find simple step-by-step guides to many useful stitches and techniques that you’ll use every time you pick up a hook.

 

MAKING A SLIPKNOT

Try these methods and see which works best.

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1. Hold the tail of the ball of yarn in your left hand and drape the yarn clockwise over the top of it to form a circular loop.

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2. Hold the loop between left thumb and forefinger, then insert the crochet hook through the centre of the loop from front to back.

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3. Catch the ball end of the yarn with the hook and pull it back through the centre of the loop, taking the yarn through with it.

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4. Pull both ends of the yarn to tighten the knot, then pull just the ball end to tighten the loop so it’s close to the hook, but not touching it.

 

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