This counts as ch 1, not a sc. Right handed version available, too!
Yarn over and pull through loop on hook to chain 1.
How to crochet a magic ring left handed. It is often written as “6 sc into a magic ring”. A magic ring is a way to begin crocheting in the round by crocheting over an adjustable loop and then pulling the loop tight. Here is a tutorial to show you the different steps to make your ring:
Using your thumb, pinch the center of the x. Wrap the strand of yarn twice around your ring and middle fingers. You are now ready to crochet into ring.
Once again, i am left handed so you may well see a mirror image of the photos below if you are right handed! The next time you start a crochet project with a round center, the magic circle technique may be exactly what you need to keep the center closed uptight. To do the magic ring method, crochet the first round of stitches into an adjustable loop.
You are now ready to crochet into ring. Yarn over and pull through loop on hook to chain 1. To practice the magic ring, it’s a lot easier if you use a relatively thick yarn, like a #3, 8 ply, dk / light worsted yarn.
It's also helpful for starting other patterns that start with a circle, such as a granny square. You now have 1 loop on hook. Magic ring for crochet (left handed) june's tutorial offers clear visual and verbal instruction.
In this tutorial, i am crocheting 6 single crochet stitches into the magic ring. This video is also not intended to be the first tutorial for a new crocheter; The magic ring can also be used with double crochet, just start with a chain 3 instead of chain 1)
First, wrap your yarn around your hand, such that the longer yarn piece (that leads towards the yarn ball) is crossing over the shorter end. Enjoy this video tutorial about crochet tips and tricks In this tutorial, i am crocheting 6 single crochet stitches into the magic ring.
Wrap the working yarn (the yarn connected to the yarn ball), around your fingers and bring it up and over, making an x. Pull the yarn through the same way as if you used just your index finger. The magic ring is worked in two parts.
The advantage of the magic ring method (below, right) is that, unlike the regular “chain 2, x single crochet in 2nd chain from hook” method (below, left), there is no hole left in the middle of your starting round. The magic ring is a way to begin projects that are crocheted in the round. The advantage of the magic ring method (below, right) is that, unlike the regular “chain 2, x single crochet in 2nd chain from hook” method (below, left), there is no hole left in the middle of your starting round.
It is often written as “6 sc into a magic ring”. Place the extremity of your thread of yarn on the forefinger of your left hand. Then, work whatever stitches your pattern calls for into that adjustable loop.
Learn how to make a magic circle in crochet. First, make the adjustable loop. Work as many single crochet as indicated in the pattern.
Reposition ring to face you. I am using a worsted weight yarn and 3.5 mm crochet hook, which i use for almost all of my amigurumi projects. It assumes you already know how to make single crochet stitches.
The magic adjustable ring and the adjustable double ring are popular methods for starting a project in the round without having a large hole in the center of the work. If this is the case, try wrapping the yarn around two or three fingers to give it a larger circle. This method, which is also called the magic ring or magic loop, is great for amigurumi projects.
This is a right handed version and it’s written in us crochet terms. Now work single crochetover the loop and the strand of yarn behind the loop together. This is often due to not working over the yarn tail when working your stitches.
A magic ring is a way to begin crocheting in the round by crocheting over an adjustable loop and then pulling the loop tight. My magic ring doesn’t close when i pull the tail. Then, pull the loop tight to close the hole in the middle of your first round.
2 in one video with slow motion video in the end. With the palm facing up, the end should be pointing towards your little finger on the fingertip side of your hand This counts as ch 1, not a sc.
However, i know a lot of folks who aren’t fans of those techniques, or have trouble working the adjustable rings, and prefer to crochet the traditional way by starting with chain stitches. Insert your crochet hook under the first string and over the second string. The hardest part is done.
How to crochet the magic circle (or magic ring) a full video tutorial can be found below as well, in case the picture tutorial is not as clear for you.