Braiding Instructions

Braid Examples




Crown Braids

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

Follow this link to examine my terminology.


4-Strand Crown Dutch Cascading Crown with two accents French Crown with two accents Dutch Crown with two Accents
Dutch Crown with three ribboned accents French Crown same, different angle Twist Crown
Five-Strand Crown French Cascade Dutch Cascade Dutch Cascade
Dutch Crown with two accents Dutch Crown with two accents Dutch Crown French Crown with ribbon
Dutch Crown French Crown 5-Strand Dutch Crown with ribbon Dutch Cascade with ribbon drape


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


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