Magic Circle – Crochet Tutorial

Magic Circle Crochet Tutorial

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Hello friends! Thanks so much for stopping by! Welcome to the next installment of Weekend Crochet – Tips & Tricks! Today I will share one of my favorite methods that I have learned as a Crochet Artist. Magic Circle Crochet!

I will be sharing a both a photo tutorial with written description and a video tutorial for each of the Magic Circles. Included are Single Crochet Magic Circle, Half Double Crochet Magic Circle, and Double Crochet Magic Circle methods.

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The Magic Circle Foundations are a great technique to give a good foundation for any pattern worked in the round! I love to use a Magic Circle when making hats, dish cloths, and amigurumi patterns to name a few! I highly recommend the Magic Circle method for the first round of the following Free Crochet Patterns so you can get lots of practice with this technique!!

Tiny Dinosaur Amigurumi - Dino Crochet Pattern - Free Dinosaur Crochet Pattern - Amigurumi Free Pattern - Tiny Dino Free Crochet Pattern - www.greenfoxfarmsdesigns.com
Tiny Dino Amigurumi Free Crochet Pattern
Tiny Bunny Crochet Pattern - Free Crochet Pattern - Amigurumi Bunny Pattern - Free Bunny Pattern - Easter Crochet Pattern - www.greenfoxfarmsdesigns.com
Tiny Bunny Amigurumi Free Crochet Pattern
April Showers Dish Cloths - Free Crochet Pattern - April Showers Cloud Cloth - Free Crochet Wash Cloths Pattern - April Showers Sun Cloth - Handmade Home Crochet - www.greenfoxfarmsdesigns.com
April Showers Dish Cloths Free Crochet Pattern
Easter Toy Tote - Free Crochet Pattern - Drawstring Bag - Crochet Drawstring Bag - Free Crochet Pattern - www.GreenFoxFarmsDesigns.com
Easter Toy Tote Free Crochet Pattern
Taco Keychain Free Crochet Pattern - Crochet Taco - Cinco de Mayo - Taco Tuesday - Free Crochet Pattern - www.greenfoxfarmsdesigns.com
Free Taco Keychain Crochet Pattern
crochet wine glass cozy fuchsia, white
Wine Glass Cozy Free Crochet Pattern

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SINGLE CROCHET MAGIC CIRCLE:

STEP 1: Begin by creating a loop with your yarn, placing your hook through the loop, yo and pull the yarn through the loop, but keep the loop open in a circle instead of pulling the yarn tight.

STEP 2: Ch 1, insert hook back in circle, yo and pull up a loop through the circle. Yo again and pull through the 2 loops on the hook, 1 sc completed! 

STEP 3: To create additional sc, insert hook back in circle, yo and pull up a loop through the circle. Yo again and pull through the 2 loops on the hook, sc complete.

STEP 4: Create the number of sc indicated in your pattern, then hold your st with one hand and take the yarn end with the other and start to pull the circle tight. Pull gently so the yarn does not break. When the circle is closed, insert your hook into the loops of the first st and either sl st the round closed or create your next st as the pattern indicates.

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MAGIC CIRCLE SINGLE CROCHET VIDEO TUTORIAL:

 


 

 

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HALF DOUBLE CROCHET MAGIC CIRCLE:

STEP 1: Begin by creating a loop with your yarn, placing your hook through the loop, yo and pull the yarn through the loop, but keep it open in a circle instead of pulling the yarn tight.

STEP 2: Ch 2, yo, insert hook back in circle, yo and pull up a loop through the circle. Yo again and pull through the 3 loops on the hook, 1 hdc completed!

STEP 3: To create additional hdc, yo, insert hook back in circle, yo and pull up a loop through the circle. Yo again and pull through the 3 loops on the hook, hdc complete.

STEP 4: Create the number of hdc indicated in your pattern, then hold your st with one hand and take the yarn end with the other and start to pull the circle tight. Pull gently so the yarn does not break. When the circle is closed, insert your hook into the loops of the first st and either sl st the round closed or create your next st as the pattern indicates.

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MAGIC CIRCLE HALF DOUBLE CROCHET VIDEO TUTORIAL:

 

 

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MAGIC CIRCLE DOUBLE CROCHET:

STEP 1Begin by creating a loop with your yarn, placing your hook through the loop, yo and pull the yarn through the loop, keep the loop open in a circle, instead of pulling tight.

STEP 2Ch 3 , yo, insert hook back in circle, yo and pull up a loop through the circle.Yo again and pull through the 1st 2 loops on the hook, yo again, pull through last 2 loops on hook, dc completed!   

STEP 3:  To create additional dc, yo, insert hook back in circle, yo and pull up a loop through the circle. Yo again and pull through the 1st 2 loops on the hook, yo again, pull through remaining 2 loops on hook, dc completed.

STEP 4Create the number of dc indicated in the pattern (11 in this case), then hold your st with one hand and take the yarn end with the other and start to pull the circle tight. Pull gently so the yarn does not break. When the circle is closed, insert your hook into the loops of the first st and either sl st the round closed or create your next st as the pattern indicates.

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MAGIC CIRCLE DOUBLE CROCHET VIDEO TUTORIAL:

 

That’s it! Aren’t those Magic Circles easy (with a bit of practice!) and fun! I just love these techniques and would love to see what you create! Thank you so much for reading and I hope you enjoyed this tutorial. Please like, comment, share, and subscribe if you found this post valuable and would like to see more tips, tricks & free patterns!! 

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