How to crochet in the roundPublished on 26 January 2022 1 min read
If you want to get started with crochet, learning how to crochet in the round is an excellent technique to master! Once you learn how to chain stitch and how to crochet a magic ring, crocheting in the round is the natural next step. Find out how to crochet in the round with our simple step-by-step tutorial, or by crafting along with the video above!
Start by making a magic ring, place 6 double crochets (dc) into the middle of the ring.
Chain 1 place a stitch marker into the first stitch so you can identify the start of the round here and for every round (6 total).
Round 1: place 2 double crochet stitches into each stitch all the way around, slip stitch (sl st) into the first stitch from the round (where the stitch marker is and remove). (12 total) Tip: always count your stitches as you go.
Round 2: chain 1, place 2 double crochet stitches into 1 stitch add your stitch marker into your 1st stitch, then 1 double crochet stitch into the next. Repeat this sequence all the way around 'til the end, slip stitch into the marked stitch from the start of the round (18 total).
Round 3: chain 1, place 2 stitches into the next stitch, reposition the stitch marker & work 1 stitch into each of the next 2 stitches. Repeat this pattern 'til the end, slip stitch into the marked stitch from the start of the round (24 total). Continue in this method by increasing the amount of double crochet stitches by 1 before the 2 double crochets on each round.