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How To Make Crochet Braids

Crochet braids first became popular in the 1990s, but have made a comeback a few years ago. Crochet braids styles are practical, pretty, and look very natural. Are you wondering how to make crochet braids? Here is how to crochet braids for beginners.

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1. How to do crochet twists

Out of all types of crochet braids, crochet twists, also known as Senegalese crochet twists, are perhaps the most popular one. The secret here is to stick to a familiar pattern, whether it’s a pattern you’ve already tried before or someone recommended it to you.

To make crochet twists even easier, you can use pre-twisted hair – in that case, the whole hairstyle will take you less then three hours. Besides the crochet hook, the thread and the needle, you’ll also need Kanekalon for short and long twists.

Many Nigerian fashionistas want to know how to crochet braids with Kanekalon hair, since Kanekalon looks natural and is very easy to work with. Here is a video that will explain how to do crochet braids on yourself using the crochet twist method and Kanekalon.

2. How to do crochet box braids

Crochet box braids are always going head-to-head with crochet twists in popularity, and there are many reasons why crochet box braids are the go-to hairstyle for millions of ladies. Most importantly, box braids give you endless opportunities for styling your hair for different occasions.

When you look at box crochet braids step by step tutorial, you’ll realize that this hairstyle is not complicated at all. Thanks to a brilliant pattern and time-saving tricks, you can do this style in about three hours. Wondering how to make crochet braids look natural? Then learn how to crochet braids with this video guide!

3. How to do crochet braids with Marley hair

Marley hair is a popular alternative to more traditional hair for crochet braids. With the help of Marley hair you can create dozens of fabulous hairstyles, but this hair works best in voluminous and luscious styles. If you want to know how to crochet straight hair, Marley hair may not be your first choice, but it has proven to be very popular for this type of crochet braid styles.

A big advantage of using Marley hair for crochet braids is that you don’t need to use any products or expensive tools – the style will look fantastic and will last for up to 2 months even though it normally takes less than 3 hours to create. Learn how to crochet hair with Marley hair using this video.

4. How to do crochet braids with bobby pin

Great news – you can do crochet braids even without a crochet hook! All you need to get a head full of fashionable crochet braids is a large bobby pin. You can also use a small bobby pin, but the styling will take you ages and you’ll likely get very tired in the process.  Here is a video that will show you the details of creating gorgeous crochet braids using nothing but a bobby pin.


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