How to Make a Crochet Magic RingOctober 21, 2013
I promised you guys I would post the pattern for the grey crochet squares I’ve been making and I am going to do that next. But first, I wanted to post about how to make a Magic Ring to begin each crochet square. It makes the center of your squares look a little nicer, so I feel it’s worth doing.
If you have ever crocheted, most patterns have you start out by chaining a few stitches and then joining them into a ring. But when you do it this way, there is always a gaping hole in the middle and it just doesn’t close up. Not good. If you start your project by doing a Magic Ring, you can cinch it up tight and it looks great. Let me show you the difference:
I made a little video to show you how to do this. Once you get the hang of it, you do it without thinking. So try it a few times – the results are worth it.