The magic circle can be tricky to get the hang of but is a great trick to learn for starting many crochet projects! The tail end can be used to pull the circle tight so there are no gaps in your projects. Here is a short video and step by step guide to get you started with your magic circle!
When finishing a project, make a knot with the tail end of your yarn into your work to make sure the magic circle doesn’t come loose! Weave in your tail as much as you can to secure it tightly.