DIY: How to Create Box Braid (Four Strand) Dreadlocks

DIY: How to Create Box Braid (Four Strand) Dreadlocks


Box Braids:


Learn how to create box braids.

Items Needed:
Double/Single Ended Dreads

Steps:
1. Secure the dreads to be braided.
2. Finger patterning is essential to completing this braid. Holding your hands palm down, the spaces between the fingers are going to be referred to as 4,3,2,1 on one hand starting at the space between the pinky and ring finger. On the other hand, spaces 5,6,7,8 start with the space between the thumb and pointer finger.
3. Hold ends between 1, 2, 5 & 6.
4. Move 1 to 7.
5. Move 6 to 1, move 5 to 3, move 7 to 6.
6. Move 2 to 5, move 1 to 7, move 3 to 2
7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 until the braid is complete.

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