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To find instructions on how to do each of the braids, click on the links below the pictures.

 

French Braid Dutch Braid French Twist Square 4-Strand Braid
French Braid (on self) 7-Strand Dutch 9-Strand Dutch Square 4-Strand Braid
5-Strand Dutch Lace Braid Lace Braid Dutch with two accents
Basic 6-strand (similar technique to 4 strand) Close-up of basic 6-strand

Under 3, back over 1

Another example of a 6-Strand And yet another 6-Strand
Dutch diagonal down the back with one ribboned accent Dutch 5-Strand with 2 twist accents Perfect French with two accents Twist up the back
Perfect Dutch 5-Strand

 

Basic Braids Classic Braids Combination Braids Crown Braids
Herringbones Ribbons and Semi-Period Other Variations

 

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