How to Tie a Head Scarf


Magicians make colorful scarves disappear and reappear with crafty sleight of hand. Movie stars and celebrities wear designer scarves with great panache. Scarves are perhaps the most versatile and magical fashion accessory in a woman’s wardrobe. If you are suffering from hair loss, knowing how to tie a head scarf will likely be as important to you as making it disappear and reappear is to Merlin. Scarves are available in fabrics, colors, and patterns that are as varied as the farthest reaches of the imagination. You can tie square scarves, bandanas or rectangular scarves to create stylish fashion statements. Here are some of our favorite ways to tie a head scarf.

 


 


Tying a Square Head Scarf 

Square scarves are an ideal choice for beginners as they are the easiest to tie. Here are 5 of our favorite ways to tie a square head scarf.


Classic

  • Fold scarf into a triangle
  • Drape it over your head, the long edge of the triangle across upper forehead
  • Cross the ends of the scarf under chin
  • Bring the ends to the back or side of neck
  • Tie ends in a square knot

 

Head Wrap

  • Fold scarf into a triangle
  • Drape it over your head, the long edge of the triangle across forehead
  • Take the two ends back across the sides of head
  • Tie at the back in a square knot

 

Turban

  • Fold scarf into a triangle
  • Drape it over your head, the long edge of the triangle across forehead
  • Take the two ends back to the nape of neck
  • Tie in a single knot
  • Bring ends back up to forehead and tie a small square knot

 

Hat Wrap (works best with a straw or brimmed sun hat)

  • Fold scarf into a triangle
  • Lay it across the crown of hat, the long edge lying over the front of the hat's crown
  • Take the two ends of the long edge of the scarf and pull them gently back around sides of the hat’s crown
  • Tie them in a square knot at the back

 

Bows Away

  • Center the folded edge at the nape of neck
  • Bring each side over the ears and up to the top of your head
  • Tie a bow with the sides
  • Tuck in the middle corner


 



Tying a Rectangular Head Scarf

Even if you are new to hair loss or covering your head, odds are good that you already have a rectangular scarf in your wardrobe, just waiting to be transformed into a one-of-a-kind head covering. While squares are easier for the beginner, rectangles allow you the most styling versatility. They can be worn alone or multiple scarves can be layered to create intricate and beautiful wraps. With a little practice, tying a rectangular scarf can be as easy as tying your shoe laces. Here are a five basic styles to get your creative juices flowing:

 

Twisted Crown

  • Center the scarf on forehead
  • Bring the ends forward like a towel
  • Tightly twist the sides
  • Continue to twist as you wrap around the crown of your head
  • Tuck the ends under the beginning portion of the twist

 

Side Scarf Pony

  • Center the scarf on forehead
  • Bring the sides to the nape of neck like a low ponytail
  • Tie the knot at the nape of neck
  • With each hand, grab a side and loosely twist them
  • Bring each twist to the top of your head
  • Place the twists over one eye and tie a knot
  • Wrap the twists around each other two or three times
  • Tuck this newly twisted section under the knot
  • Let the ends fall down

 

My Little Pony (requires an elastic hair tie)

  • Center the scarf on forehead
  • Bring the sides over the ears and to nape of neck like a low ponytail
  • Pull half of the scarf through the hair tie and twist the tie
  • Bunch and pull a little more of the scarf through the hair tie

 

Knotty but Nice

  • Hold the scarf horizontally
  • Center the scarf on one side of your head over the ear
  • Tightly twist the sides about one quarter of the way down
  • Coil the twist around itself to create a bun
  • Keep twisting and coiling around the bun until you get to the end of scarf
  • Tuck in the ends

 

Middle of Everywhere

  • Center the scarf at the nape of neck
  • Bring the ends forward like a towel
  • Tightly twist the sides together
  • Bring the twist back down the center of your head
  • Tie the ends into a knot near the nape of neck
  • Tuck in the ends




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I think I am going to like these scarves better than a wig! Thank you(Posted on 11/24/2015)

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