The cylinder is very useful when you want to make shapes that stand on its own. You can use it to make feet, legs, long bodies, hats, barrels, cups...
Learn how to crochet a cylinder by using these simple rules:
1. Start with a flat circle
Crochet a flat circle with the diameter you want your cylinder to have.
2. Work up and on the back loop
3. Increase height
Work without increases or increases until you reach the height you want for your cylinder.
4. Decrease to close
Decrease evenly around on all rounds until you have 8 to 6 stitches.
Important: the first round of decreases must be worked into the back loops.
5. Close and finish off
Close the opening and finish off securing the yarn.
The cylinder is complete and ready to be used! =)