Crochet Basics: The Slip Knot

Thursday, April 18, 2013


Are you ready? After we have learned about the crochet hook and the yarn, let's move to the crocheting basics.

But before we go on, you must know how to make a slip knot. Slip knot or slip loop is used in crochet to attach the yarn to the needle. It's the first step in crocheting chain and is counted as the first st.

So this is a step by step demonstration in making a slip knot. Please click on the photo to enlarge.


How to make a slip knot

This is the easiest way I can teach you how to make a slip knot. And if you already know how to make a slip knot then you are now ready to make chains. 

Happy crocheting!


7 comments:

  1. dami kong to do list and learning crochet is definitely on my list. surely be coming back if i have the materials and time. :) thanks for sharing!

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  2. Crochet lessons for free!!! Thanks Mommy Maye. :)

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  3. i remember i know how to make a slip-knot when i was still in HS. now, i don't have the slightest idea how to do it. :(

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  4. I wish I had the patience to learn.Pagkakakitaan pa man din. I am a poor crafter. I didn't even learn that during highschool.

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  5. I share the same thoughts with Mys. I'm creative when it comes to other things but pagdating sa crochet, I just can't learn to do it properly. I've tried cross stitch before and I can do it but I cannot be compared to others who had really mastered the craft. hehe

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  6. i remember my brother told me that their teacher taught them how to crochet when he was in elementary. how i wish our teacher taught us this too. i know how to embroider but i don't know how to crochet, huhu.

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  7. By the way, this exercise reminds me of girl scouting. hahaha

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