A free crochet scrunchie pattern. These work up super quickly! 10-15 minutes is all you need to whip up a stylish new hair accessory. The velvet and faux fur yarns are so luxurious! These scrunchies make amazing gifts and are great craft fair sellers! The ultimate instant gratification project!

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Materials Needed

Hair Elastics – I used the Goody Ouchless Elastics

A small amount of velvet or faux fur yarn

Crochet hook (Size I/5.5mm for faux fur yarn, or size G/6mm for velvet yarn) I love this set of ergonomic crochet hooks from Woocrafts. It comes with several useful accessories as well as a handy zippered storage case.

Scissors (I keep a pair of these whimsical unicorn scissors in my project bag).

Yarns Used

Bernat Velvet

Lion Brand Vel-Luxe

Lion Brand Go For Faux

 

Set Up Part 1:

Step 1: Place crochet hook through center of hair elastic.

 

Step 2: Loop yarn over hook and pull it into center of elastic.

 

Step 3: Wrap working yarn and tail around hook.

 

Step 4: Pull wrapped yarn through the loop on hook.

 

Set Up Part Two:

Step 1: Wrap tail around elastic as if you are making an overhand knot.

 

Step 2: pull tail, snugging the knot up close to the first stitch. Repeat this step once more.

 

Main Pattern:

Each stitch is worked into the center of the elastic, similar to the way a magic circle is worked.

  1. Ch 1
  2. Double crochet into the center of elastic the following number of times:

130 times if using Lion Brand Vel-Luxe.

100 times if using Bernat Velvet.

35 times if using Lion Brand Go For Faux.

*Note* As your stitch count increases, you will need to occasionally pull on the elastic and scrunch up your stitches to make room for more.

 

Finishing:

  1. Slip stitch into first stitch and tie off.
  2. Weave in ends and trim tail.

I hope you enjoy this free crochet scrunchie pattern and made these scrunchies for yourself, family and friends, or craft fairs! I would love to see your finished creations! You can tag me on instagram @mcgehee_textiles or find me on facebook as McGehee Textiles.

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