How to Finger Knit Step by Step: Part 1 – Make a Slip Knot

how to finger knit - make a slip knot

If you love arm knitting, you’ll also love finger knitting. Learn how to finger knit in a few simple steps.

You don’t have to know anything about knitting to learn how to finger knit! Here is my finger knitting step by step tutorial. Be sure to check back as I add separate videos and instructions for each step of the process!

Be sure to check out all the pictures and watch the instruction video tutorial.

The instructions for Part 1 – Making a Slip Knot are below or you can jump all the way to the bottom to watch the video.

You can see the other parts these step-by-step finger knitting instructions here:

how to finger knit - make a slip knot

What You Need:

You’ll only need about an hour of time, a little practice, and of course, your two hands. Here are a few of the bulky weight yarns I recommend:


How to Finger Knit Instructions: Part 1

Step 1: Make your slipknot approximately 12 inches from the end.

Step 2: To begin making a slip knot, form a circle with the yarn.

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Step 3: Grab the strand that is on the top of the circle loop and pull it up through the bottom of the circle to form a loop.

Step 4: Slip your right finger through the loop. Not too tight though. It needs to slide easily on your finger.


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