Hair scrunchies are iconic fashion pieces. They work as an accessory on your wrist, complement your outfit, and tie your hair out of the way when needed. A great twist on these statements would be to crochet your own crochet scrunchie. Nothing screams adorable and personalized more than a simple handmade crochet scrunchie.
Here we have compiled a list of free crochet scrunchie patterns. These include tutorials that guide you on how to crochet a scrunchie, with skill levels ranging from beginner to intermediate and above. But have no fear; crocheting a scrunchie is a fairly simple project that anyone can master in no time! Most, if not all, of these are beginner crochet scrunchies anyway.
Crochet scrunchies make great gifts as they are easily customizable. You can change up the style of the scrunchie by simply changing the type of yarn, such as using velvet yarn for a more elegant, luxurious look. They also use only a bit of yarn, so crochet scrunchies are a fantastic way to work your way through that unused scrap yarn stash left over from your previous project. You can even crochet a scrunchie to match the sweater you just crocheted.
If you’re looking to learn how to crochet for the first time, check out this Complete Guide to Crochet for Beginners. It discusses the fundamentals of crochet, such as the tools and supplies you’ll need, the stitches you’ll use most frequently, the helpful methods, and the important information and tips.
1. What supplies are required in a crochet scrunchie tutorial?
This is a common question when you’re starting a new project. It is important to note that the supplies specified in the chosen pattern will provide the most accurate answer. However, the general supplies used in the majority of the patterns on this list are labeled as follows: –Yarn Read the tutorial patterns in the curated lists and pay attention to the yarn type and yarn weight specified in the pattern. Following the correct yarn will ensure that your crochet scrunchie is completed to the correct size. – Crochet Hook For the best results, use the recommended hook size. If necessary, adjust the hook size to meet the tension gauge. – Stitch Markers These little tools are used to mark rows as well as other important stitches. – Scissors Use it to cut your yarn.
2. What type of yarn can I use for crochet scrunchies?
Various yarns can be used for crochet scrunchie patterns. Cotton yarn, crochet thread, acrylic yarn, medium-weight yarn (weighted yarn), and even bulky-weight yarn can be used.
It all depends on the texture and the size you want your scrunchie to turn out to be. You may notice that some patterns in the list below even call for Bernat Velvet Yarn for a more luxe look. Your crochet scrunchie will generally be softer and require fewer stitches to complete with chunkier yarn.
3. What size should a scrunchie be?
The ideal size for a scrunchie is typically around 4 to 6 inches in diameter, as this size provides a good balance between holding the hair securely and being comfortable to wear.
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In need of the perfect crochet scrunchie pattern to keep those flyaway hairs out of your face? You will find that this collection of free crochet patterns for scrunchies that are fun, cute, and elegant is an excellent place to begin. We hope you find a piece that inspires you to get those crochet hooks moving right away!
Bored of the basic solid color elastic hair tie? Combine different yarns from your stash to create interesting crochet scrunchies. Other than being a great way to use up leftover yarn, this crochet hair scrunchie is also the easiest project of all.
This stylish hair accessory combines practicality with a touch of elegance, featuring a folded leaf design reminiscent of petal flowers. The pattern, suitable for both UK and USA formats, caters to intermediate-level crocheters and offers step-by-step instructions.
This pattern addresses common queries, including the best yarn choices and the ease of working with velvet yarn. With a video tutorial accompanying the pattern, there's no reason not to give this lovely scrunchie pattern a go!
This is a beautiful scalloped-edge crochet scrunchie crocheted with DK or light worsted yarn and a G hook around a hair rubber band. Unleash your creativity and make stylish scrunchies in just minutes with this pattern!
Are you a fan of animals? Frogs? The pattern will guide you through the steps of creating this charming accessory that adds a touch of whimsy to hairstyles. The pattern includes detailed instructions and visuals, making it suitable for crocheters of all skill levels.
The scrunchy features a lovable teddy bear design, making it a delightful addition to hairstyles for all ages. Explore your creative side and add a touch of personality to your daily wear with the Teddy Bear Scrunchy pattern.
With a focus on simplicity and femininity, this scrunchie pattern is perfect for adding a touch of elegance to your everyday hairstyles. Make them in an array of colors to match them with every single outfit you have!
For those new to hair accessory projects, this crochet scrunchie is a great way to kickstart this journey. Using only a half double crochet, you can add flair to your hair accessory collection with this crochet scrunchie.
What about something more day-to-day? This beginner-level crochet cotton scrunchie pattern is the way to go. This free pattern is adjustable depending on the diameter of your elastic band, yarn weight, or hook size.
Starting with a rectangle of fabric crocheted with double crochet stitches, it is joined and stitched up to make a crochet scrunchie. For the beginner: A foundation chain and a row single crochet can be used in place of the FSC (Foundation Single Crochet). Replace the stacked single crochet (STSC) with two chain stitches.
This chained picots hair scrunchie uses a variety of stitches to achieve its special chained picoted look. Hence, this is an advanced-beginner to light-intermediate level project. But don't let that stop you!