A variety of styling options are available to crochet braids and this is one of its advantages over other hairstyles.
Crochet hair is accomplished by looping desired hair extensions through one’s natural braided hair with a crochet pin.
If you are new to crochet hair and you would like to know more about these cute hairstyles, read crochet braids 101
I’ll be listing 15 best crochet hairstyles available that you can try out on your next hairdo.
1. Faux Locs
Faux locs are installed either by twisting/braiding one’s hair and wrapping additional hair around the shaft of the braid/twist or tucking braided hair into the locs itself.
They have been in trend over the year and are temporary protective styles.
If done properly, loc extensions can be left in permanently as the natural locs grow.
They come in different sizes and colours. Hair accessories like cowries or colourful, sizeable threads can come in handy in this hairstyle.
2. Crochet Braids With Curly Ends
If you love braids, then you’ll love crochet braids. This innovative hairstyle is easy to install and saves time. Crochet braids with curly ends add style to the hairdo.
3. Butterfly Locs
This is a variant of faux locs. They give a carefree yet stylish look, stylishly different from perfectly wrapped faux locs. The appeal is in the distressed and textured nature of the locs.
4. Curly Crochet Braids
Crochet curls are a wonderful way to rock full, bouncy and perfect curls. The curly hair extension is looped through the naturally braided hair using a crochet needle device. Curls of different patterns, colours and length can be used.
5. Crochet Jumbo Twists
They are similar to crochet braids but twists in this case. The synthetic extensions are made into twists.
6. Faux Locs With Curly Ends
They are a variant of faux locs but with an additional spice up in the form of loose curls.
7. Passion Twists
They are also known as spring twists. Two strands of wavy extensions are used in achieving this twists. They are gorgeous and stunning protective hairstyles that can be styled in a number of ways. The twists that are obtained from this crochet type appears different from regular twist type.
8. Ombre Crochet Curls
Ombré curls are curls that have two shades of colors; having a darker shade from top of the hair, progressing slowly to a lighter shade.
9. Blonde Crochet Curls
Blonde hair will always be a classic, be it ash, golden or platinum. Every woman should try it out, at least once in a lifetime, in my opinion. It will always be chic
10. Curly fringe crochet
In need of a sassy look, go for the curly fringe crochet. All you need to achieve this look are just strands of curls running down the length of your face, trimmed to fit.
11. Curly crochet with side cornrows
A combination of side cornrows and loose curls will do nothing but give you a flattering look, showing off your best angle. You can decide to get a really full look by adding more extensions and fluffing with your fingers.
12. Bantu Knots Crochet
Bantu knots are exceptionally beautiful on their own. Now, imagine a combination of bantu knots with crochet curls- a neck turner!!
13. Curly Crochet Pixie Cut
You can achieve a pixie curl look with crochet curls. When the trimmings are done right, the hairstyle is settled and ready to be rocked.
14. Medium Length Crochet Box Braids
As time consuming as it is to make box braids, you can also have it done in an easier way- crochet!
15. Half Up, Half Down Crochet:
This hairstyle is as easy to do as its name sounds. Have a section of the curls packed into a knot at the centre of your head and the rest dropping down.
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Written by Enobong Umoren