How to Crochet a Magic Circle

Magic Circle

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Crocheting Flat Circles: The Key to Success

Crocheting in the round can be a fun and easy way to create a variety of projects, from granny squares to toys.

However, one common problem that many crocheters face is creating circles that buckle or curl in on themselves after a few rounds.

The good news is that there is a simple formula you can follow to avoid this problem and create flat circles every time.

The key to creating flat circles is to increase the right number of stitches in each round. While there are many ways to do this, one of the most common ways is to use the magic circle technique.

To begin, make a loop with your yarn, leaving a long tail. Insert your hook into the loop, then yarn over and pull up a loop.

Next, chain one, then work your first round of stitches into the center of the loop. For example, if you're using single crochet stitches, work six single crochets into the loop.

After you've completed the first round, don't join with a slip stitch. Instead, continue working in a spiral, placing your first stitch of the next round in the first stitch of the previous round.

To increase, work two stitches into the same stitch of the previous round. For example, if you're using single crochet stitches, work two single crochets into each stitch of the previous round.

Continue increasing in this way until your circle reaches the desired size. Remember to keep your stitches relaxed and even, and to place a stitch marker in the first stitch of each round to help you keep track.

By following this simple formula and using the magic circle technique, you can create flat circles every time, whether you're making sunburst granny squares or toys.

With a little practice, you'll be crocheting circles like a pro in no time!

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Source: Bella Coco

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