Make your own Fabric Scrunchies

Hair accessories can be quick craft projects, and easy gifts. πŸ™‚ You just need about 10 minutes with the sewing machine set up and fabric already chosen to make a scrunchie.

This project is a good way to use fabric samples that are otherwise too small or annoyingly slippery. But good old cotton and other random fabric offcuts are great too πŸ™‚

Scrunchies are cool, yeah?

Fabric scrunchie and supplies

Fabric scrunchie and supplies

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Quick & Easy Rectangle Shawl

If you can crochet at all, you can crochet this shawl!
Even better than its simplicity, is that this one shawl has two looks! You can wear it either way – with a round neck front or v-neck front with the straight end. I like the cape feeling of wearing it round neck style πŸ™‚

Finished rectangle shawl

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Quick Crocheted Scrunchies

In just a few short minutes of crocheting in front of the TV and you can have new hair ties!

Being little and quick, these designs don’t use much yarn (woo!)

Skills required are nothing fancy. You really just need to be able to put a stitch or two into another stitch – and have the fine motor skills to grip an elastic hair tie and hold the yarn around it and somehow manage to keep the tension (stitches the same size and looking neat).

Stitches to know: chain, single crochet (begin with no additional loops on the crochet hook), half double crochet (1 extra loop), treble crochet (2 extra loops) and slip stitch (drop-it-like-it’s-hot stitch). Crochet stitches help

photo of crocheted scrunchies (hair ties)

FYI: I tested them and, yes, they stretch just fine to work as hair ties once complete! πŸ˜‰

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