I just released my Norther Forest Tote pattern today - and I am SUPER excited!  One of the handle/strap variations requires crocheting around a wooden ring.  I created two videos showing how I crochet around the ring to attach the ring to the bag: 

and one showing how to hdc around the ring to begin your strap:

I hope you find these videos helpful - and I truly hope you love my Northern Forest Tote  Bag pattern!