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Mar 8, 2013

Fancy up your hair tie {DIY tutorial}

Everyone has got some simple plain hair ties laying around at home. If it is not for yourself, it might be for your daughter(s). With a crochet hook and some yarn (cotton or acrylic, as you wish) you can quickly make your hair tie look more fancy and even match it with your outfit.
Have a look here at this easy pattern, after the jump. 
Ready in less than 15mins!!!






Material:
- cotton yarn
- hook 3mm
- yarn needle

- elastic hair tie

PATTERN:

Round 1: Create sl st all around your hair tie so that the color of your hair tie is no longer visible, end the round with 1 sl st in 1st ch.
Round 2: ch1, 1sc in same loop, ch10, 1sc in next ch, *1sc in next ch, ch10, 1sc in next sc*, *-* repeat all around and end with a sl st in 1st sc. 
Finish off and weave in ends.

Happy crafting!






9 comments:

  1. Oh, so cute!!!!!
    How do you get the sl sts so perfect?

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    1. Thank you!! Well regarding that sl st, with the cotton it turned out to be so easy... ;-)

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  2. What weight of yarn did you use?

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    1. Hi there, I have used 'light' cotton nr 2. but you could use acrylic yarn as well. Thanks for stopping by.

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  3. Really cute Alexandra - my nieces will love these and I might even make one for myself too. Thank you for another great crochet project.

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    1. Indeed Ann, they would make a great gift!! Happy Crafting :-)

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  4. Perfect for left over yarn and Operation Christmas Child boxes!

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