Get the tail end of your yarn Drape the yarn over your three fingers and hold it to your ring finger using your thumb Wrap the working end of your yarn around the backs of your fingers Make an X. Tuck the yarn between your pinky and ring fingers. You have an X on the front of your fingers and 2 parallel lines on the back Put your crochet hook under the first strand and over the second Pull the second strand under the first. Turn it clockwise and pull up a little. Put the hook back under that second strand Pull that second strand through the loop that’s on your hook Gently slide your hand out of the magic ring Point the tail end toward the left De-tangle the tail end from the magic ring Chain up to start your first row (round) Do your first round into the magic ring. Go around both the strands. Hold the ring taut with your ring finger while you crochet into it. Hold your last stitch and pull the tail end to tighten the ring Slip stitch into your starting chain to end the first round.