Why can’t I close my magic circle?
My magic ring doesn’t close when I pull the tail.
This is often due to not working over the yarn tail when working your stitches. Make sure that each stitch works over two strands of yarn. The video tutorial shows this is more detail if you need help.
What is the magic circle in crochet?
A magic ring or a magic circle is a way to begin crocheting in round by crocheting the first round into an adjustable loop and then pulling the loop tight. This is great way to start crocheting your toys, because you can pull the loop very tight so you won’t have a hole in the middle of your first round.
What magic circle means?
1 : a circle drawn by a magician about any person or place protecting it from demons raised by incantations.
What can I use instead of a magic ring?
In order to crochet the alternative magic ring, start by crocheting a chain of 4. Then slip stitch into the first chain to make a loop. Many crocheters know how to do this “type” of magic ring. But read further to see the magic happen.
How can I make my magic circle tighter?
There isn’t a way to tighten the center of the circle so you are left with a hole. By starting with a loop or 2 of yarn, the magic ring method allows you to tighten the circle after you’ve completed your first round of stitches which gives you a tight start to your project.