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10 mins

Simplified and cheap!
I used wool roving from 21st Century Yarns in Black and Delphinium. To prepare them first you'll need to roll them between your palms, then either knot the ends or press them with a hair straightener.

You can do this as one big one or two smaller ones, but I think two is easier because then you have the choice to wear them as two over bunches, or put them both over a ponytail.

Posted by Knittin' Kitten from Liverpool, England, United Kingdom • Published See Knittin' Kitten's 31 projects »
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  • How to make a dreadlock / fall. Dreadfalls - Step 1
    Step 1

    Sort out your bits of wool. You'll need to work out how long you want them to be, then double that and cut them to that length. I only realised that'd be easier after cutting all the blue ones though. Put them in two piles with whatever other bits you want in them (I have some bits of decorative wool). Cut some elastic to a length that will fit over a bunch of half your hair.

  • How to make a dreadlock / fall. Dreadfalls - Step 2
    Step 2

    Sew the bits of wool onto the elastic. I just used normal needle and thread and it worked well.

  • How to make a dreadlock / fall. Dreadfalls - Step 3
    Step 3

    Done! Now that wasn't very hard at all. No point paying £30 for something you can make yourself in ten minutes.

  • How to make a dreadlock / fall. Dreadfalls - Step 4
    Step 4

    Wear your dreads with pride! Probably in a higher ponytail than this though

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Chuckee
Chuckee · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 14 projects
Yes! I WILL make me some!
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Elena W...
Elena W... · Minneapolis, Minnesota, US · 4 projects
Im going to make these as soon as possible, I like your tutorial! The photos don't show up as close as I'd like, but I'm really intrigued to see the results. Happy Excellent!
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1412 projects
Those look great, it's amazing what you can do with wool.
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MIHO
MIHO · 28 projects
Awesome! I love the cyber style, so your how-to came in handy 8D
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northernstar
northernstar · Flateyri, Westfjords, IS · 35 projects
I so want to try these Happy hehe
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samantha P.
samantha P. · 10 projects
^^ this is a good idea
i like it
good word ^^
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Emily
Emily · Springfield, Missouri, US · 8 projects
cool
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Nosnin
Nosnin · Chicago, Illinois, US · 21 projects
Ah, now a have to make some. Thanks for the tute!
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Sugarlishes
Sugarlishes · Fort Hood, Texas, US · 136 projects
wow this is neat! Happy you did a fanastic job!
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