How to Create a Slip Stitch (sl) - Knitting Tutorial


Tutorial Overview

Abbreviation: sl

A slip stitch requires transferring a stitch from one needle to the other without working it. In this video we will show you how to slip a stitch from the left to right needle purlwise. This stitch is used in the Reversible Ski Snood Knitting Kit and the Staman Stitch Cushion Cover Knitting Kit.

Step-by-step guide

  1. To slip a stitch, insert your right needle purl-wise into the next stitch.

  2. Transfer this stitch, unworked, onto your right needle.

You have now made a slip stitch!

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