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My way of making natural crochet style synthetic dreads
This is how I make my crochet synthetic dreads

Posted by Black Sunshine from Newport, United Kingdom • Published See Black Sunshine's 9 projects »
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  • How to make a dreadlock / fall. Crochet Synthetic Dreads - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take your back combed dread and crochet hook.

    Small crochet hooks are better, I use a 1mm or smaller.

  • How to make a dreadlock / fall. Crochet Synthetic Dreads - Step 2
    Step 2

    Put your crochet hook in the dread and snag a small section of hair.

  • How to make a dreadlock / fall. Crochet Synthetic Dreads - Step 3
    Step 3

    Keep that first loop of hair on your hook and put it back into the dread, snagging another small section of hair.

  • How to make a dreadlock / fall. Crochet Synthetic Dreads - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pull that second loop through the first loop, leaving you with one loop of hair again on the hook.

  • How to make a dreadlock / fall. Crochet Synthetic Dreads - Step 5
    Step 5

    Repeat this process down the dread, no need to be neat!
    Just snag parts randomly around one side of the dread.

  • How to make a dreadlock / fall. Crochet Synthetic Dreads - Step 6
    Step 6

    When you reach near the end of the dread, just pull the final loop loose.

  • How to make a dreadlock / fall. Crochet Synthetic Dreads - Step 7
    Step 7

    Repeat the process of the other side of the dread, pulling in the puffy parts of the dread.

  • How to make a dreadlock / fall. Crochet Synthetic Dreads - Step 8
    Step 8

    Semi-seal the dread by hanging them up outside or other a bath/sink. And pour boiling water over them.

    Leave to dry :)

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CiiMoore
CiiMoore · Ione, California, US · 42 projects

Always wanted to know what the crochet method was. <3

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RaspberryMonkey
RaspberryMonkey · Biarritz, Aquitaine, FR

Awesome tutorial! <3

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