Slip Knot Tying Instructions

Knot tying instructions for a slip knot which is used in bead crochet. See how easy it is to make this simple beading knot!

1. Making a Slip Knot

Make a slip knot on the loose end of your bead cord (yarn is shown for clarity).

To make a slip knot, leave a 6 inch (15.24 cm) or longer tail of bead cord.

Next, make a loop in the bead cord and allow the loop to drape over the tail as shown below.

Bead Crochet Step 2

2. Insert the crochet hook through the loop from the right of the tail going under it.

Bring the hook through the loop on the left side of the tail and over the left side of the loop.

Do not pull the tail cord through the loop.

Bead Crochet Step 3

3. Pull on the tail end of the working yarn to tighten the slip knot around the crochet hook.

Bead Crochet Step 4

How to Use a Slip Knot to Make Jewelry

Now turn your slip knot to bead jewelry. Use these step by step instructions to bead crochet.

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