Hold the yarn in your hand and wrap the working (long) end around your forefinger twice (cross them at the bottom). Insert your hook in the ring: under the first piece of yarn and over the second, and turning your hook towards you.
Then wrap the yarn round your hook and make a chain stitch to secure the ring.
Then work the necessary stitches for your first round.
One way to complete the ring is to pick up the front part of the first stitch you made and pull it through the loop on your hook, then ch1 to finish.
Watch the video to see how it’s done…
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