The Velvet Scrunchie is the softest hair accessory ever. It’s a beginner friendly pattern that makes a perfect scrunchie to keep or give away.
You’ll start working the scruchie as a simple rectangle. This rectangle is made from alternating stitched. Once the rectangle is complete you will single crochet the length closed over an elastic band.
This scrunchie is designed with an alternating sc/dc stitch for a blended look that diffuses the lines between rows.
Size 5.5mm Crochet Hook
Large eye tapestry needle (16)
Bernat Velvet Yarn
This yarn is one of my favorites for the fall/winter. I’m a fan of anything velvet and Bernat was first on the scene with a velvet yarn! There are are a lot of color options and I have these pictured:
ch - chain
sk - skip
sc - single crohet
dc - double crochet
rep - repeat
Row 1: sk 1st ch, sc50, ch1, turn
Row 2-4: *sc1, dc1* rep 25x, ch1, turn
Row 5: *sc1, dc1* rep 25x -Fig. A
-Line up row 5 and beg ch
-Place hair tie around top corner as shown in Fig. B
Sc1 into last st of row 5 and 1st ch from beg ch, closing hair tie inside -Fig. C
-Line up next few rows inside of hair tie and sc row 5 to beginning chain -Fig. D
-As areas are completed, push them down and work more rows -Fig. E
-Sc50 around to the end
-Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing
-Use your tapestry needle to sew the beginning and end of each row together, taking care to not twist the scrunchie -Fig. F
- Tie off yarn; weave in ends
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