In this quick and easy tutorial, I demonstrate how to start crochet with a double magic ring. This method is less fiddly and more secure than the traditional magic circle technique for starting crochet in the round. Full tutorial linked!
You may be wondering why you need to learn double crochet. After all, amigurumi are mostly single crochet. That gives the tightest fabric with the smallest holes for the stuffing to peek through. But sometimes we need some slightly taller stitches (like on the convex side of a bendy piece) so we use half double