Is crochet bad for your hair?
Do crochet braids damage your hair? Crochet braids are considered a protective hairstyle for a reason. But even though they don’t damage your hair, it’s all about proper maintenance and making sure your hair is healthy before it’s braided down.
What can I use as a crochet hook?
Look for common household items like a knife, sandpaper, and small pieces of wood or twigs to create your own needles. Consider making handmade needles as gifts for your crochet-loving friends or to sell at local craft fairs and consignment stores.
Can I use a 1mm crochet hook for dreads?
For most people, a crochet needle of 0.5mm – 0.75mm is ideal for the installation, maintenance and tightening of your dreadlocks.
What can I use in crochet hooks instead of hair?
If you don’t have a crochet hook, don’t worry there are two other alternatives that many of you may already have in your home. You have the choice of using a bobby pin or a hair beader. I have used the bobby pin technique and it works great.
Can you crochet in straight hair?
The biggest concern when rocking crochet braids with straight hair is making sure the part or hairline looks natural. Some people keep some of their own hair out to cover the crochet knots, while others like, vlogger ‘cynthykay obi,’ who installed an orange-y shade of Kanekelon hair, use the invisible part method.