When you're starting a project in the round, there are several ways to create the first round. Most of which leaves a big hole at the top or center of your project.
Use the magic ring (or magic circle, magic loop...) to help close that gap.
It works with any crochet stitch (the pictures below show hdc).
Check out my video tutorial if you need some extra help.
Understanding the abbreviations:
- YO: Yarn Over
- st: Stitch
play hard ... play hooky
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