A quick project that’s perfect for using up your scrap yarns.
Whip up these super scrunchies and create your own collection of handmade hair accessories with our free pattern.Need a little extra help? Take a look at Melissa Georges’ jute stitch tutorial.
Width - 29cm circumference
Length - 8cm
st - Stitch
k - Knit
p - Purl
RS - Right side
WS - Wrong side
wyif - With yarn in front
Cast on 51 stitches.
Work in jute stitch as follows:
1st row (RS): *p1, sl1 wyif, repeat from * to last st, p1
2nd row (WS): *k1, p1, repeat from* to last st, k1
These 2 rows form the jute stitch pattern.
3rd – 22nd rows: Repeat 1st – 2nd rows.
Cast off all stitches, leaving approximately 25cm of yarn tail. Cut the yarn, and fasten off.
Thread your sewing needle with the long yarn tail from the cast-off edge.
Using mattress stitch, sew the cast-off and cast-on edges together to form a long tube.
Thread the elastic through and tie the ends of the elastic together.
Secure all remaining yarn ends with a knot, and tuck them inside this tube.
Sew the short tube ends together.
Weave in the final yarn tail.