Ahhhh the Magic Circle, one of my very favorite crochet techniques. Once you try it, you’ll never go back to chaining and joining again. Let’s learn!
How to Make a Magic Circle
The Magic Circle helps to keep your starting circle tighter, more secure and it gives an overall professional look when working in the round. And it just might change your life forever. Or at least make it easier. 🤗 The video below is necessary to understand exactly what it is we are doing when we make a Magic Circle for crochet.
To start, you’ll hold your yarn with your working hand and wrap over your index and middle fingers, forming an X. Take your hook and go under the first section of yarn to hook the second, and pull up a loop. Then make a chain and you’re all set to go! Yes, it really is that easy. That being said, you’ll want to watch the video as well:
Watch the video above to learn this technique, and give it a go a few times. Before you know it you’ll be whipping out Magic Circles left and right, and you’ll love the end result, promise!