How to Install Double Ended Dreads
I'm using string in this method, but if you want to use elastics just braid as described and use the elastic at the bottom of the braid.
Also please note that I am using constrasting colours of string and dreads to illustrate the method better. If you use a string colour that matches your hair it will be invisible and you will not see it.
This method is known as the "blanket stitch braid". You can use a regular braid, but this method allows for two things. Firstly, you can install dreadlocks that are shorter than your natural hair, and you can also use dreads that are not the same colour as your hair without making it totally obvious (it just looks like the tips of your dreads are coloured)
This string method is particularly useful when you don't want the elastics to be visible on your double ended dreads.
The string I use is crochet thread (size 10) available at your local craft store. DO NOT USE WEAVE THREAD as it is slippery and will loosen at the knot and fall out.
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