Quick Double Magic Ring Tutorial

Double magic crochet technique demystified! Share with your friends!One of the most popular crochet tutorials is the magic adjustable ring. There are two ways to do this technique, basic and double magic ring, and both are covered in Interweave’s must-have Free Crochet Magic Ring Download for your reference. The basic magic ring creates a secure start for projects worked in the round, but for those needing more strength, such as crocheted hats, the double magic ring is better.

Double Magic Ring Instructions:

  1. Learn how to do the double magic ring in this quick crochet tutorial! This is step 1 where you'll hold the yarn a few inches from the end and wrap it around your fingers.Holding the yarn a few inches from the end, wrap it twice around your first two fingers.
  2. The next step in the double magic ring tutorial includes removing the loops from your fingers and getting ready for further looping.Remove the loops from your fingers, and hold as in the photo below. Grip the two loops and the tail firmly between your middle finger and thumb.
  3. Insert your hook through the center of the ring, and draw up a loop. This brings the working yarn around the loops of the ring. Chain 1.
  4. Start working your stitches around the magic ring as indicated by your pattern.Work your stitches around the ring as indicated by your pattern. In the photo at right, six single crochets were worked into the ring.
  5. Pull the loop on your hook so it won't unravel and then remove the hook and continue with the instructions.Pull up the loop on your hook so it won’t unravel, and remove your hook. Holding the stitches firmly with one hand, pull the yarn tail with the other. One of the two loops forming the ring will be drawn closed.
  6. Continue to up the tail of your magic loop to close the second loop.Continue to pull the tail to close the second loop. You might have to pull very hard, and it might be easier to pull straight down.
  7. Last but not least, work the first stitch of the next round and insert a marker into it to indicate the beginning of the round!Work the first stitch of the next round, and insert a marker into it to indicate the beginning of the round.

—By Kim Werker

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