Easy Crochet Hair Scrunchie

Learn how to make an easy crochet hair scrunchie with this free pattern that’s perfect for beginners. Trendy scrunchies are great to make for handmade gifts or to sell at craft fairs. They work up really quickly, too!

Keep reading to learn how to crochet a classic chunky scrunchie that’s fun and easy to make!

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Learn How to Make a Simple Crochet Hair Scrunchie

Have you ever thought about crocheting your own hair accessories? If you want to add some handmade flair to your wardrobe, try this easy crochet hair scrunchie pattern.

Pattern Designed By: Sandra Stitches This pattern is copyright protected; it is unlawful to distribute this pattern in any form (free, sale or trade).

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How easy is this Crochet Scrunchie Pattern?

It’s the perfect crochet pattern for beginners, too. These crochet scrunchies work up quickly with a stitch pattern you can learn in no time!

If you can make a single crochet, you can make these scrunchies!

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Materials for Crochet Hair Scrunchie

You don’t need much to make these fun homemade hair scrunchies In fact, since you only need a little ball of yarn for each scrunchie, this pattern is a perfect stash-buster!

To get started, gather your supplies:

  • 1 elastic hair band- the ones that do not pull your hair 🙂
  • A small ball of worsted or aran or even bulky weight yarn. 
  • I used my favorite Cygnet chunky yarn – this actually a #5 weight yarn
  • Yarn needle, scissors 

How to make this Simple Crochet Hair  Scrunchie:

Stitch Key

  • Ch = Chain
  • St = Stitch
  • Sc = Single Crochet
  • Slst = Slip stitch


  • The pattern is worked in rounds
  • Ch1 does  not count as st at the beginning of each round
  • This pattern uses pattern repeats.
  • You can work this pattern with one color or multiple as you wish
  • If changing colors make sure to have a changing technique and weave your ends in.

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Instructions for the Simple Crochet Hair Scrunchie

Round 1: Depending on the size of your elastic hair band Sc1 around to cover the entire band and add at least 5 more to be sure  it is all covered., Slst to 1st st to close the round

Then Round 2: Ch1,  (Sc1 +Ch3+Sc1) in 1st st from hook, repeat on every st around, Slst to Ch1 at beginning of round.

Round 3: Ch4, Sc 1 in Ch3 space from prev round, Ch4, Sc1 in next Ch3 space and around to end of round, Slst to Ch1 at beginning


Fasten off, cut your yarn and weave in ends

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