I've been making crochet and felt flowers and bows for my girls' hair for a long time, and pretty early on I realized that most handmade bows are too heavy for the alligator clips, especially with a layer of felt in between the "jaws." I figured out this way to make the clips stay in their hair better from looking at my non-slip headbands for running. There's a line of clear plastic on the inside that grips my hair. That was easy enough to do!
I put the flowers for all my crochet hats on alligator clips so that they can be used as hair bows after the baby grows out of the hat. Using this non-slip hair clip method ensures that the clip won't slip off the hat or out of the kid's (or mom's!) hair.
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