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 Post subject: OMG reattaching locks for my birthday! - now with pictures!
PostPosted: Mon Jun 14, 2010 12:17 pm 
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So... If you go to my timeline, you can see the awesome pink dreads I used to have.. then I cut them off at the beginning of March. I've let my hair grow out, have been putting it in yarn braids to encourage knotting... this weekend, I decided to play with my tiny crochet hook! After a day or so of looking like Sideshow Bob, once I finally got all my hair dreaded up, it looks pretty cool - punk-rocker-ish, even! And I love that I no longer have an undreaded portion of my hair - my last set I started by backcombing/braiding, and the back just wouldn't dread up (It's never liked to, I never comb it or anything) - so when I had dreads, I'd usually just shave the back of my head. With crochet, they lock up just fine!

Then, last night, I decided that I'd try sticking a dread I congo'ed out of two I got at Burning Man last year into my hair... it was fairly light, so I wasn't worried about the weight. LO AND BEHOLD, it worked! I can tug and tug on it and it's not coming out or showing the slightest sign of weakness!

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY! So this week I'm dedicating to both packing for the move (woot!) and deep-cleaning my old dreads, crocheting them up, and attaching - all in time for my birthday on Friday! I'm sooooo happy! My first birthday with dreads, and I get to have my nice longish ones back!

Now comes my question... since my old set will have been a year old at the end of June, would I consider the whole thing that old? :P

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 14, 2010 12:21 pm 
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pics?

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Mira wrote:
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I just went and took some - be just a second!

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I know it looks like I just badly joined a blonde dread to my brown hair, but... in actuality, it was a short brown dread and a longer blonde dread that I crocheted together, then attached... I didn't want the two to be completely combined, as I wanted to be able to see the two different dreads.

I'm super-happy with it, and I really can't wait to reattach my babies... I'm wondering if the deep-cleaning will remove the pink?

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looks cool
your dreads are coming along nicely too

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haha! you are so cute and messy! I love it!

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Lol I'm only messy b/c I slept on them and haven't showered yet - they look so much nicer after getting wet and such, they all actually lay down :P But as soon as I get my dreads put back in, they'll lay down just fine.

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did you just crochet them together? i think your locks are much too young for this, and i think that's probably going to fall out in time. :\

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 Post subject: Re: OMG reattaching locks for my birthday! - now with pictures!
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I am with Katie on this one. Far too young, unless you are going to take them out after your birthday, in which case it will be a large waste of time and probably fuck up your ends, but hey...do it up if you want too.

And happy early birthday :D.


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