How to crochet hair scrunchie

It is amazing that crochet hair scrunchie is back to stay! growing up, I had some beautiful hair scrunchies made for me by my mother in every color and I love them! Now, I get to make them all over again.

learn How to crochet hair scrunchie

This easy crochet hair scrunchie pattern is just a 2-round pattern that can be made within a few minutes and with surprisingly little amount of yarn also.

Not only would you have some beautiful hair scrunchies, you would also learn how to crochet around elastic bands with this tutorial.

Name inspiration for this crochet hair scrunchie

Arewa means Beautiful, I hope this would beautify your hair when you pack them in this!!! This pattern uses a fun technique with a beautiful outcome!
I hope you have much fun working and using your finished Scrunchies.

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learn How to crochet hair scrunchie

Quick tips to help you with creating your own version of this crochet hair scrunchie

Make sure to maintain a uniform tension – This might take a few practices. You want your tension to be uniform especially the first round around the elastic band.

Use simpler crochet stitches – I recommend using short crochet stitch like single crochet for the first round, especially when crocheting around an elastic hair band as the band would stretch.

Checkout this post for more tips on working with an elastic band

Since you love this post on how to crochet hair scrunchie, you should also checkout few other posts that uses an elastic band!

Arewa head warmer

Arewa towel hanger

Easy breezy ear warmer

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The hair scrunchie is available as a free pattern, simply scroll down for the pattern or get the ad-free version on Ravelry

Materials needed to make this hair scrunchie

Yarn – Any weight of yarn can be used for this crochet hair scrunchie. The prototype was made using a DK (#3) weight yarn.

Lion brand Coboo – DK, #3 light weight (51% Cotton, 49% Rayon from Bamboo, 232
yards/212m per 3.5 oz/100g skein)

Estimated Yardage – 30 yards

Hook and other materials
Size G/ (4 mm) Crochet Hook
Elastic hair band – 3 inches in diameter

Gauge isn’t important to this project.

Pattern notes

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. Similar #3 weight yarn can be substituted, please check gauge.

Increase or decrease the number of stitches made in round 1.
Difficulty level – Easy
Terms – US Terminology
Stitch Abbreviations
Chain(s) – ch(s)
Single Crochet – sc
Half double crochet – hdc
Double crochet – dc
Repeat – rep
Finished Measurement
5” by 3”

Pattern Instruction for this crochet hair scrunchies

Round 1: Join yarn to the hair band with a sl st, ch 1, 48 hdc evenly around the band, join with a sl st to beginning ch. 48 hdc

Crocheting around an elastic band

Round 2: Ch 1, skip first 2 sts, *6 dc in next st, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st, skip next 2 sts, rep from * to end, join with a sl st to beginning ch. 48 dc, 8 sc, 16 skipped sts
Fasten off.
Weave in ends.

As part of the big crochet book, this hair scrunchie pattern is available as a free download today 28th October alone. The book features and teaches in depth the tips to crocheting like a PRO! if you haven’t gotten your copy, you should do ASAP as the e-book sale ends in about 36 hours! Have a look at the content here

I hope to see your beautiful versions made using this crochet hair scrunchie pattern.

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