The Ultimate Guide to How To Make A Scrunchie

How to make a scrunchie
by craftdaily
February 20, 2021

So you want to know how to make a scrunchie? Well, I'm here to show you the best way! Scrunchies are an accessory staple of the 2000s that has recently resurfaced in popularity. They're often seen on street style bloggers and celebrities alike. This article will teach you everything from how to measure your wrist for a perfect fit, what materials to use, and even where you can find tutorials online for DIY scrunchies!

How do you make homemade scrunchies?

Making a homemade scrunchy is relatively simple. All you need are two elastic hairbands, fabric of your choice and sewing supplies. If the fabric has an interesting texture or pattern to it, be sure to use thread that coordinates with these aspects! You'll also want to make sure there's enough length on both ends of the fabrics so you can tie them in knots when finished.

Cut one piece about 25 inches long by three inches wide, and cut another piece about 18 inch long by three inches wide. Fold each strip in half width-wise, length-wise (so they're now 12"x12"). Sewing along one side from end to end will create a tube--the stitching should be close together for strength. Sewing the other side of each tube will create a loop at one end.

Place tubes so that they're on either side of your fabric, with the loops overlapping in the center. Pull both ends to close them up and tie them together securely. You now have two scrunchies!

Is it easy to make scrunchies?

Scrunchies are of course a little more fun and easy to make than hair ties. But they're also much easier to find in stores, so it's up to you! If you want something pretty or festive for your locks on days when you don't feel like putting any effort into styling them then go ahead and buy one. They're also handy if someone else has shorter, thinner hair that may not work with other types of elastic bands.

How to make a scrunchie
How to make a scrunchie

What do scrunchies look like

Many people think scrunchie is just another word for ponytail holder--but this isn’t the case at all! A scrunchie will come in different shapes and sizes but usually have some kind of decoration on them, and are often brightly colored. They can either be worn as a headband or like an uneven ponytail holder--either way they’re quite fun!

What are the benefits of using scrunchies

The most obvious benefit is that you have to take your hair out in order for it to be let loose again- this means it will look better when you wake up than with a regular elastic band which leaves kinks on your locks from where the rubber meets. Scrunchies also help if you need just want something temporary to hold back hair before washing (or going swimming).

What fabric is best for scrunchies ?

Most scrunchies are made from cotton or elastic, but there are also some that use lace. It all depends on what you want to go for! If the scrunchie is going to be worn as a headband then it should have enough give in order not to leave marks on your forehead when wearing one.

What stitches can I use?

You might need an embroidery needle if using fabric (if not, just sew with a regular sewing machine), and a crochet hook if making one out of yarn. The best way to see how it’s done is by watching videos online which will show you every step- the most important thing being knowing where knots happen so they don't unravel later down the line!

How much fabric is needed to make a scrunchie?

This all depends on the size of your headband- you will need to measure it and then add an extra inch. You can also make a scrunchie so that it's adjustable, which is perfect for babies!

How do I wash my scrunchies?

You should always hand wash them in cold water with some mild detergent and hang dry. They might shrink up if they are washed in hot water or dried in the machine because of all the elasticity used. Also remember not to leave any knots when cutting pieces off- just snip gently as close to where it started as possible! How To Make A Scrunchy - The Ultimate Guide If you have any more questions, follow the links below to see our other blog posts about How To Make A Scrunchie!

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