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DIY Towel Wrap for Your Hair

Step by step instructions for a towel wrap for your hair. It's such a simple and quick gift you can make them for family and friends.
Keyword diy towel wrap for hair, hair towel wrap, towel wrap for hair
Servings 1
Author Cindy Hopper


  • Sharp fabric scissor
  • Tape measure
  • Fabric pencil
  • Sewing machine


  • 1 bath towel with at 36 inches of space between the ribbing
  • 6 inches of 1/2 wide elastic
  • A thread of your choice matching or contrasting


  • Fold the bath towel in half right sides together lengthways. Measure 36" across the bottom of the towel (opposite) from the fold.
  • Cut out your shape.
  • On the long end (where the back of the head goes) place a 6-inch piece of elastic folded in half about 3 inches up from the bottom.
  • Stitch around the towel 1/2 inch from the edge leaving the bottom open. Zig zag stitch or overcast your seams to prevent unraveling.
  • Turn the sewn fabric right side out and viola you have a finished towel wrap.
  • Here a model demonstrates how the towel wrap for hair this works.  After your shower or bath, you lean over and place your wet hair in the towel.
  • Then starting at your forehead you twist to the end--catching all of your hair inside.
  • Take the end and pull it over your head and fasten in the back in the elastic loop!  How cool is that?