Learn how to make elastic hair ties with fold over elastic. You won’t believe how easy it is.
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DIY Elastic Hair Ties Supplies
These types of small elastic ties are perfect because they are super gentle on the hair. They work great on thin and thick hair.
One yard package of 5/8″ or 3/4″ fold over elastic will make four ties. Fold the elastic in half and half again.
How to Make Elastic Hair Ties
On three simple steps to make these darling hairbands! Just measure, cut, and tie! How easy is that!?!
- Cut the elastic into a 9-inch piece. Cut ends at an angle.
2. Place the ends of the elastic together and tie a knot close to the ends. That’s it couldn’t be any simpler.
DIY elastics make great gifts! How about treating a friend right now?
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