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Crochet Fundamentals: The One Crochet Technique You Need to Learn

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In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to start your project by making a magic circle. This is a must-know technique for any crocheter. A magic circle (loop or ring, as it's also called) is an alternative to the standard way of starting a circle, by making a small chain and crocheting out of that. The magic circle makes sure there are no holes in the center after you're done, giving your projects a finished and professional look. If you’ve always wanted to learn how to crochet, follow our series of Crochet Fundamentals. This tutorial uses US terms.


Supplies

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  • A crochet hook.
  • Yarn.

Make a Magic Circle

Check out the following video to learn how to make a magic circle.


Start Crocheting

Now that you know how to make a magic circle, it’s time to crochet! Try a fun beginner’s project that uses the magic circle technique like this set of ombre coasters or these cute buttons. You can find more crochet tutorials here.

Are you a crochet beginner? How are you finding it? Let us know if you have any questions or other comments in the space below.

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