How to Crochet in the Round (Video Tutorial)

How to Crochet in the Round (Video Tutorial)

How to Crochet in the Round Video
How to Crochet in the Round Video
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Once you've learned how to crochet a magic circle, you're ready to get started on a circular project! When working in the round, there are two options for working up the project. You can either crochet in the round with a continuous spiral, or you can learn how to crochet in the round with joining.

In order to do that, you can watch this handy video tutorial on how to crochet in the round, or you can follow the directions below. As a note, the video tutorial also includes a tutorial for starting a circular project without working up a magic circle, in case you find this technique too difficult. 

Crocheting in the round can be a super fun technique to learn to switch up your typical crochet patterns. This How to Crochet in the Round Video is the perfect tutorial for all of you visual learners.

This crochet video shows you just how easy it can be to crochet in the round and create these awesome little crochet tubes. Test out your new skills with tons of different patterns and crochet stitches to see what you like best. There are a ton of uses for crocheting in the round!

Difficulty LevelBeginner

Materials List

  • Yarn
  • Crochet hook

How to Crochet in the Round Video Tutorial

Crochet Tutorial on Crocheting in the Round

If you would prefer written instructions, then take a look at this tutorial with images below.

  1. Create your crochet magic ring and single crochet as many stitches as your pattern calls for. 

  2. Slip stitch into your first chain to create a circle. You are now going to want to work in a circular motion.

  3. Work your next row by crocheting whatever stitch you are using for your pattern all the way around. 

  4. When you reach the end of your row chain one, begin to crochet the next row like normal. When you get to the end of that row you are going to want to slip stitch in that chain one stitch you created. 

  5. Repeat steps 3-5 until you have completed your pattern. 

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I find these, supposedly SIMPLE, tips and tutorials so helpful. An ugly join running right through a piece can absolutely ruin it and that can be extremely disheartening for the person who has spent so many hours in making it. All the useful hints and tutorials I come across I save to a special Pinterest file which I refer to whenever I need to see exactly the right way to do something so that my time is not wasted on crocheting something that I will have to unpick and redo.

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