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How to Knit Magic Circle

Now that you have cast on and managed to join your stitches what next?

For those new to using a circular needle they can feel quite intimidating. A great long cable just hanging around getting in the way. How to work the stitches while it ends up feeling like you're wrangling an octopus?

The technique which makes this ‘magic’ is something I have always done naturally, yet I have seen classes on this method alone costing $30…

We use this method in the currently running FREE Spring Shawl Knit Along.

Here’s a quick video demonstrating the pulling technique often referred to as ‘magic’.

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Karen Moffett
Karen Moffett
Feb 17, 2021

When I first started knitting, I usually used DPNs, but now I almost always use circulars. It's a valuable skill.

Babs Rudlin
Babs Rudlin
Feb 25, 2021
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I can use dpns but they generally don’t like me much. I dined too much time stabbing myself so I tend to use circulars for almost everything now.

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