Jul 4, 2012

Faux hair wrap DIY

I think hair wraps look super fun, but I didn't like the thought of having one in constantly. So I made myself a removable one, and decided to show you how!

Consider this a happy fourth of July summer fun inspiration project thinger present from me to you! :)


  • Scissors
  • Embroidery floss (in fun colors, of course!) 
  • Small hair clip. It's best if it matches your hair, since you won't want it to show. 

First cut your embroidery floss. Make each strand about 6 inches longer than you want your finished piece. I  think I used a total of 11 strands.
Now hold all the strands together and lay them in the clip. 

Tie a double knot at the back of the clip.

Cut off the extra thread on top. Now you can clip it onto something to hold it in place while you work.

Take a single thread and wrap it around to the back ...

Bring it in front and tuck it through the loop. You're just tying a simple knot.

Slide the knot up tight, and repeat.
The knots should all line up on the left side. After you do it for a while they will naturally start to spiral around the back and come up on the right side.

Switching colors is easy. Just grab a different thread! Be sure to wrap it around ALL threads, including the one you just used (yellow in the pictures). You can pick up the yellow again later, if you want.

Continue all the way to the bottom. Tie it, and cut off the extra thread!

Finished! Now you have a removable hair wrap that you can wear when the mood strikes!
If you clip it close to your scalp and let some of your hair cover the clip, it looks practically like a real one! 

Happy fourth of July, everyone!

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  1. I like the colors. Bright is important today (NGVD). Exciting idea.

  2. The real ones look kind of weird when they're growing out, but that! That's a great idea! (And it looks really good on you, too.) :)

  3. Oh waw, it is lovely! And your new layout is AWESOME Inna!!

  4. Lovely look! I'm going to have to try this!


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