The Lacey Scrunchie
Optional Scrunchies Wraps
This pattern uses Tubular Crochet around an elastic hair tie. I unfortunately do not know what the stitch is called that I am using, but you will be crocheting into the back 2 loops of a hdc in the round.
This pattern is difficult to explain in written terms so I made a video for it, though I have tried to explain as best I could below.
Make a foundation chain of 17, insert chain into the center of the elastic hair tie, being careful not to twist the stitches, join with a slip stitch.
Row 1: Hdc into each chain until you reach the end.
Row 2: Hdc into the back 2 loops of each stitch.
Repeat row 2 continuously until your tube reaches the desired length.
I don’t measure my tube, I just work my tube to a length that looks scrunchie enough for me and isn’t super tight when I stretch out the elastic hair tie.
On your last round, be sure to match up the ends of the tube so that your first stitch of the chain and the last hdc meet at the same point.
Please view this video using larger yarn to see where you insert your hook to complete the stitch necessary for this pattern.
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