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How to Crochet a Magic Circle (Magic Ring Tutorial)

The crochet magic circle is a versatile and essential technique for starting projects worked in the round. It's easy to learn and will make your projects look polished and professional by closing up the hole in projects worked in the round. Check out our tutorial for the easiest way to master the magic circle!

Crocheting in the round with a magic circle

Why The Magic Circle?

Once you've mastered the magic circle, you'll be able to start a variety of projects such as hats, amigurumi toys, and granny square blankets. The beauty of the magic circle is that it allows you to close up the hole in the center of your work, giving it a seamless and tidy finish. Don't be intimidated if you're new to crochet, the magic circle is a beginner-friendly technique that will give you confidence as you start your first few rounds. Give it a try and see the difference it makes in your crochet projects!

The magic circle technique is especially useful for projects that require a closed center, such as stuffed animals or hats. With a traditional chain start, the center hole can often be too large or uneven, but with the magic circle, you can easily adjust the size of the center hole to fit your needs. Simply follow the step-by-step instructions in our video tutorial and you'll be on your way to mastering the magic circle in no time! So whether you're a seasoned crocheter or just starting out, the magic circle is a valuable technique to add to your skill set.

Crochet Magic Circle/ Magic Ring Tutorial


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