DIY Hair Ties

This just might be our easiest DIY ever. It’s as simple as tying a knot! We’ve been seeing these hair elastics in our favorite stores and all over the web, and can’t get enough. They’d make a great party craft for girls, a cute addition to a bridesmaid’s kit, or maybe they’re just the thing to brighten up that laundry-day-ponytail.


  • 5/8″ foldover elastic (Etsy is a great source )  1 yard will yield four hair ties.
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape or ruler

Step 1: Measure and cut a 9″ strip of elastic.
Step 2: Fold the strip of elastic in half.
Step 3: Tie the ends in a knot.
Step 4: Repeat. Tuck them into glassine bags to give as favors or wear them yourself.

  1. Erika

    Very cute idea! I would probably put a good stitch through the knot too, just to make it extra secure for my unruly hair 😉

  2. Vivien

    Simple and cute 🙂

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