How to finish a closed piece

A closed piece is a crochet piece that's meant to be completely contained – when it's done, there should be no way to put stuffing inside it. A round closed piece usually ends with a series of decrease stitches. More often than not, there's still a hole in the middle of the piece even after you've crocheted this final round. Watch the video below to learn how to sew this hole closed, and weave in your yarn tails to keep your yarn nice and secure:

 

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