Worsted weight acrylic yarn
Size F crochet hook
Polyester fiberfill to stuff the curlers
Small stick to help stuff the curlers (I used the blunt end of a bamboo skewer.)
Yarn needle for weaving ends
Directions starting at end at loop end/fastener end of the curler:
1. Ch 20, sl st in 8th ch from hook, turn work and sl st in each ch of loop just made (working these sl sts into the bottom loop of each ch so the loop section will be round), sl st to end of ch length also working these sl sts into the bottom loop of each ch so the cord section of the fasterner will be round.
2. Ch 1, sc 6 (more for fatter curlers, it's up to you) in base of 1st st from hook, hold up your work so the stitches you just made look like a fan then flip it around and sc on right side of the 1st st of the 6 sc sts. (This will keep you working stitches on the right side of your curler.)
3. Continue working in a spiral crocheting in each st until the curler body (tube) measures 3 inches long, stuffing it with fiberfill as you go. Careful not to stuff too tightly as the more stuffing you use the harder the curler will be.
4. To close the tube after stuffing it sc 2 tog until only 1 st remains
5. Ch 15, sl st in 3rd ch from hook to end. (Remember to work the sl sts into the bottom loop of each ch so this strip (to be knotted) will be round like a cord.).
Fasten off and weave in loose ends using yarn needle. Tie a knot in the cord you just made so you can loop the fastener end onto the knot after rolling hair onto the curler.
Repeat to crochet as many as you need to curl your locks.
Get rollin' and enjoy your curls.
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