5 ways to wear a scarf and top knot – 1 – Twist tie

by Hair Romance on April 18, 2012 · 17 comments

in Headscarf,My Hair,Tutorials

Scarves + top knots = hairstyle fun!

Here’s the first hairstyle in my series of five simple ways to wear a scarf with your top knot.

How to get the look

Start with a giant top knot. You can find a top knot tutorial here that works even if you don’t have a lot of hair.

Fold your scarf. I used a scarf approx 80cm square and folded it diagonally. Then fold the end in until you have a long strip about 5 cm wide.

Wrap the scarf around your top knot, centre it at the back and twist it at the front. Bring the ends behind your top knot and tie at the back.

I admit I have an obsession with top knots. This hairstyle is a weekly favourite so I like to use a scarf to change the look so I don’t get bored with the same top knot.

Check out the other ways to wear a scarf and a top knot:

The sash
The knot headband
Retro bow headband
Put a bow on it

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Maribeth April 18, 2012 at 7:08 am

You now have me obsessed with top knots as well :) (I accomplished my first successful one this weekend after I followed your tutorial). Now I *need* to add a scarf- how awesome! I love it! PS I wish I could pull off the red lip like you have here in these pics! Every time I try, it just doesn’t look “right”….your coloring is perfect!
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Hair Romance April 18, 2012 at 10:56 am

Yay, thanks for trying the tutorial Maribeth. I used to be nervous of red lipsticks and now I feel bare if I’m not wearing a bright lip! This is NARS heat wave, an orange-y red. It takes a bit of testing but you can find the shade that suits you.

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Lejla April 18, 2012 at 7:25 am

Love it :)
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Hair Romance April 18, 2012 at 10:53 am

Thanks Lejla x

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Miki April 18, 2012 at 8:21 am

It looks adorable! I so want to go and find the perfect scarf now, haha!
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Hair Romance April 18, 2012 at 10:53 am

Thanks Miki x

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TheUrbanMum April 18, 2012 at 12:11 pm

So Frenchy, so Chic. A top knot and a silk scarf, gorgeous combination.

Love this look, and your blog. I shall return. X
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Hair Romance April 18, 2012 at 5:10 pm

Thank you! I do love a silk scarf and I have four more styles coming up this week and next.

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Michaela April 18, 2012 at 4:49 pm

I’ve been top-knotting it all week because of the rain. So trying this one tomorrow!
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Hair Romance April 18, 2012 at 5:14 pm

Me too! A top knot if perfect in rainy weather. You’ll have to tweet a pic if you try it tomorrow x

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Corinne April 18, 2012 at 5:00 pm

I have the same scarf!! I like wearing it as a headband, knotted turban-style at the front. I love this look though – wish my hair was long/big enough to do it! :)

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Hair Romance April 18, 2012 at 5:15 pm

You might have guessed the third way to wear it! I love scarf headbands. Check out my top knot tutorial as my bun is all padding. I don’t have that much hair either!

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maria April 19, 2012 at 4:35 am

lovely! this is so cute

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Hair Romance April 19, 2012 at 8:30 am

Thanks Maria!

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