I remember when I first started learning to join with crochet. I had been crocheting for months by then. But I had been so scared of making a circle, well because I had never done it before. I think we can all relate to being scared of the unknown at one time or another. (If not, props to you!) Well now I think about it, and it feels kinda silly. Had I actually known how easy it was, I would have just dove head first for it. Part of making a circle is learning how to join. (You know I’m talking about rows, not rounds.)
By far, this is my absolute favorite way of joining with crochet! I love joining in the first stitch instead of the chain. What it does, is help blend the stitches and chain to look as one. You could say it looks invisible.
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All you do is insert the crochet hook in the top of the first stitch. Then make a slip stitch in that stitch. Woohoo! You’re all done! If you need a little extra help, I’ve made a video for right handed and left handed. Plus, I added a bonus, a photo tutorial. I hope you find it super helpful! 😊
Here’s the video to help you out:
And for lefty’s:
Join with crochet photo tutorial:
Starting in the top of the first crochet stitch.
Now, take the yarn over the crochet hook.
Then, catch the yarn on the hook and pull it back through the stitch.
Make a slip stitch in the first crochet stitch. That’s it! You did it! You just learned how to join with crochet! Congrats! 🙂
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Did you love this method as much as I do?
Do you have a different way of joining you prefer more, if so, how?
And before I completely forget, I know sometimes you need some extra help with something. Well since I'm really busy, it can take me a day or 2 before I can get back to you. The thing is, I feel REALLY bad about that. So I created the Ultimate Knit and Crochet Facebook group. It's got some really awesome women that love to share their projects, help out and get inspired from your cool adventures. But if you'd rather wait, you can always DM me on Insta for a lil extra help. :) All good?
I'm probably leaving something out. I'm only human afterall. Contribute to this information in the comments below!
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