How to Create a Slip Knot - Knitting tutorial

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A slip knot is the first step in casting on for most knitting projects. In this video we will show you how to create a slip knot. 

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1) Starting with the tail end of your yarn, pull about 15cm from the ball.
2) Make a loop.
3) Place the yarn at the back of your loop.
4) Use your fingers to pull through a loop and tighten.
5) Slip the loop onto your needle and with the yarn that’s leading to the ball pull and tighten.

 And that’s how you make a slip knot in knitting!