What are the measurements for a scrunchie?

What are the measurements for a scrunchie?

1. Cut a rectangle of fabric for the scrunchie. For large scrunchies cut a 24 x 45cm rectangle. For smaller scrunchies cut a 16 x 45cm rectangle.

How do you make a professional scrunchie?

Here are the basic steps to make a scrunchie:

  1. Cut the fabric and elastic to length.
  2. Fold the fabric in half lengthwise and sew the long edge.
  3. Turn the tube right side out, halfway, and sew the short ends.
  4. Turn the scrunchie right side out.
  5. Insert elastic and stitch the ends together.
  6. Sew the small opening closed.

What type of elastic is best for scrunchies?

You can use either knit or braided elastic – either will work for a scrunchie. Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics are easiest to work with for beginners – quilting cotton is ideal. For a different feeling, try a lightweight stretch velvet or velour as shown above, but pay attention to the nap of the fabric.

What size elastic do you need for scrunchies?

about 9-inches long
For the strip of elastic, you will want about 9-inches long. You can go much shorter for a child’s scrunchie, about 6-inches, but you want to leave plenty of room in the elastic to be able to tie your ends together, so don’t make it too short. As far as leaving the elastic a bit longer, you can certainly do that.

How thick should elastic be for scrunchies?

Use elastic that’s between 1/2 inch (1.27 cm) and 1 inch (2.54 cm) wide. It should be about 4 inches (10 cm) long, or 1 inch (2.5 cm) more if your hair is extra thick.

What size of elastic is used for scrunchies?

Here’s what you need to make a scrunchie: fabric scraps the size of 18″ by 5″ a strip of ⅜” (1 cm) wide elastic.

How to make scrunchies at home?

Fabric (we used silk,crushed velvet and cotton)

  • Tape measure
  • Fabric scissor
  • Pins
  • Elastic (1/4″)
  • Safety pin
  • Needle/thread
  • How to make scrunchies without sewing?

    Fabric strips,approximately 21×4″

  • Fabri-tac Fabric Glue
  • 2 Safety Pins
  • 1/4″ elastic,6-8″ length
  • How to make scrunchies with a long bow?

    fat quarters or large fabric scraps (I used cotton but you could use any fabric,velvety fabrics are really popular for scrunchies,small prints or textures also work well)

  • 1/4″ elastic
  • rotary cutter,mat,and ruler
  • scissors
  • sewing machine
  • safety pin
  • pencil,dowel,crochet hook,or something similar for turning fabric tube
  • coordinating thread
  • How to make a satin scrunchie?


  • Ruler
  • Marker
  • Pins
  • Scissors
  • Sewing machine
  • Silk or satin fabric
  • Elastic