All knitting projects start with a slip knot. This simple little knot becomes your first stitch.
It's super easy to do if you practice a few times.
Wrap the yarn around your fingers to make a loop
Wrap it all the way around and between your fingers
Pull the yarn through the loop you have just made
Pull the loop off your fingers so that it's big enough to slip onto your knitting wand
Place the loop onto your knitting wand. This will be your first stitch
Pull your yarn so that the stitch stays on your knitting wand. You're now ready to cast on...