Chain 1 1 single crochet in the next st 2 single crochets in next st 8 times slip stitch to join24 sts. The number of stitches in your round has doubled one stitch added for every original stitch.
You will have 8 hdc total including the ch 2 pull the tail to close the circle.
How to do a round crochet. Chain 1 work 2 single crochets in every st around slip stitch to join16 sts. Sl st to the top of the ch 2. To crochet in the round attach your yarn to your crochet hook with a slip knot then crochet a chain of four stitches to form the center of the circle.
Insert your hook into the top of ch 2 yo pull loop through st and through the loop on your hook. After you crochet your last stitch slide your hook into the side of the first stitch in that round and slip stitch. Crochet around your ring as usual.
Now insert your hook into the center of the ring yarn over your hook and pull the loop back through the center. 7 hdc into your circle. Next make a slip stitch in this first chain to form the four chains into a ring.
Join your first round with a slip stitch. If you want your rounds to be perfectly even youll need to join the beginning and end of each round with a slip stitch. Create your magic circle ch 2 the ch 2 counts as a hdc.
How to crochet in the round slip stitching.