Oh, get ready to hook, loop, and swoop your way into the fabulous world of crochet scrunchies! Why, you ask? Well, it’s like mixing a sprinkle of creativity with a dash of DIY magic! Crocheting a scrunchie is not just about tying up your tresses; it’s about crafting your very own hair charmer that whispers, “Yeah, I made this!” Imagine the parade of colors and textures at your fingertips, ready to become your mane’s bestie. And talk about eco-chic – these yarn wonders are the superheroes of the sustainable fashion world. So grab your crochet hook, and let’s turn that yarn into your next head-turning, hair-hugging treasure. It’s fun, it’s funky, and it’s all about flaunting your crafty side!
Beginner Crochet Scrunchie Pattern
This crochet project is an easy, quick project, and it makes great gifts for little girls or anyone with long hair. It is suitable for absolute beginners to make crochet hair scrunchies. It is also a great way to use up the leftover yarn from your previous projects.
This easy crochet scrunchie pattern only uses 3 basic crochet stitches, they are:
As easy as this written pattern may sound, having the basic crochet stitches down is certainly going to be helpful! But do not worry if you’re an absolute beginner, as I have got you covered with my guide to crochet for beginners. This guide covers all things crochet, from different yarn and crochet hook sizes to free crochet patterns and my favorite ways to practice crocheting. For the visual learners out there, here is a video tutorial from a fellow YouTuber.
How To Crochet Scrunchies
This simple crochet scrunchie is a great pattern to start with. However, if you are feeling more adventurous, you may change it up with a different crochet scrunchies pattern. There is a variety of free pattern links or PDF patterns to choose from online, such as this curated list of free crochet scrunchie patterns in other designs. You can find a wide variety of crochet scrunchies, including bulky scrunchies, velvet hair scrunchies, cotton crochet hair ties, spiral hdc scrunchies, faux fur crochet scrunchies, and many more.
Since crochet scrunchies are quick and easy to make, you will quickly amass an amazing collection of vibrant scrunchies from the above list.
Whether you’re using them yourself or giving them to a friend, these scrunchies are perfect for tying a simple ponytail or a messy bun or simply as a wrist decoration. So, in actuality, you can never have too many scrunchies!
Supplies For Crochet Scrunchie
You only need 3 things to start crocheting a scrunchie. They are:
You may use cotton yarn, worsted weight yarn, Bernat velvet yarn, faux fur yarn, or any type of yarn you desire. Instead of buying new yarn, you can also use up your stashed or leftovers from your previous project. Switch up the type of yarn to use, depending on the end result you are trying to achieve. Use a thicker yarn if you would like a chunkier hair scrunchie or a thinner yarn for a more delicate look. You can even mix 2 strands of different yarns for something special.
- Crochet Hook:
As for the crochet hook, some yarns call for size J (6 mm hook), while I used a smaller hook of 3.5 mm in this tutorial. You may experiment with different crochet hooks by making a few stitches to check if you like the crochet tension. Loose tension will produce a floppy crochet scrunchie, while tighter tension will result in a stiff scrunchie.
- Elastic Hairband.
Step-By-Step Crochet Scrunchie Instructions
- Step 1: fasten the yarn by tying a knot onto the rubber hairband.
- Step 2: To start crocheting, insert the crochet hook under the elastic hairband, yarn over, and pull up a loop. Yarn over again, pull up a loop and pull it through the first loop. You are ready to crochet after connecting your crochet hook to the yarn and hairband.
Crochet 6 chains and mark the 3rd chain with a stitch marker.
- Step 3: make a double crochet stitch (dc) onto the rubber hairband.
- Step 4: Followed by 3 chain stitches.
- Step 5: Repeat steps 3 and 4 until you have filled up the whole elastic hairband. Join the end to the 3rd chains of the start point with slip stitches, fasten off, and hide the yarn-end, and you are done.
Pretty simple, right?
Hope you enjoy crocheting it and matching it with your knitted or crocheted work.
Here are some ideas on how we style the hair with this simple and easy crochet scrunchie.
- Begin crocheting and share your finished work on Facebook and/or Instagram. Remember to tag us @craftpassion so that we can see them.
- Save it to Pinterest for future crochet projects.
- Share with your crochet groups in preparation for a crochet-along event.
- Browse more free crochet patterns to make, particularly these free crochet patterns for wearables & accessories.
- Stashed Yarn
- Elastic Hairband or Hair Tie
- Crochet Hook, 3.5 mm
- Stitch Marker
- Gather the crochet supplies.
- Follow the crochet pattern to crochet around the elastic hairband.
- Fasten off and hide the yarn tail.
Crochet Scrunchie Pattern
Tie yarn to the elastic band.
To start crocheting, insert the crochet hook under the elastic hairband, yarn over, and pull up a loop. Yarn over again, pull up a loop and pull it through the first loop. You are ready to crochet after connecting your crochet hook to the yarn and hairband.
ch 6, [dc to the hairband, ch3] repeat until you fill up the entire hairband. sl st to the third ch at the beginning of the round.
fo and hide yarn tail.