How to Make a Slip Knot

Make any sort of adjustable chain without a clasp! There's a few different ways. I think this way looks/works the best but it's a little more fiddly to do...

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Grad whatever chord you're gonna be using. A thin-ish leather chain is good to use but it depends on what you're making or what you have access to.

Grad whatever chord you're gonna be using. A thin-ish leather chain is good to use but it depends on what you're making or what you have access to.

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Arrange as shown. Make sure your chain is nice and straight with no twists in it.

Arrange as shown. Make sure your chain is nice and straight with no twists in it.

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Bring the most external strand down underneath the other two. We are going to make the left knot first.

Bring the most external strand down underneath the other two. We are going to make the left knot first.

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The next few steps are a little fiddly...

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Bring that same cord up and around the others forming a tight loop.

Bring that same cord up and around the others forming a tight loop.

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Repeat until you have 3 or 4 tight loops.

Repeat until you have 3 or 4 tight loops.

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Bring the free end of the strand and push it through the loop.

Bring the free end of the strand and push it through the loop.

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Pull it all the way through and slide your other  loops along to tighten this last loop too.

Pull it all the way through and slide your other loops along to tighten this last loop too.

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This is what it should look like. Your knot should slide smoothly along the main chain. Now we're going do the same on the other side

This is what it should look like. Your knot should slide smoothly along the main chain. Now we're going do the same on the other side

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Making the other knot

Making the other knot

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This is what it looks like now. Cut and singe the short ends and you're done!

This is what it looks like now. Cut and singe the short ends and you're done!

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The finished product. Except you'll have whatever it is you wanted on it instead of an empty chain :)

The finished product. Except you'll have whatever it is you wanted on it instead of an empty chain :)

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