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The magic ring technique will turn your crochet world upside down. It’s an easier way to start projects in the round like hats and amigurumi. I even use the technique in my center-out afghan square patterns.

The magic ring is also sometimes referred to as a “slip ring”. Don’t confuse that with a slip knot! Another term patterns may use is “magic circle”.

Watch the video below to learn how to crochet using a magic ring!