View Full Version : Heidi braid crown redux

August 5th, 2011, 12:49 PM
Here I go again, trying to explain a do without pics - please forgive.
I made 2 regular english braids, one on each side then took the cut off leg tubes from a pair of pantyhose, slide them over the ends. I affixed them there by simply twisting that end tightly and stuffing it inside. The long ends of the pantyhose were dangling off the ends of the braids. Then I crossed the braids behind and up over my head for the crown and tied the ends of the hose on top and tucked the ends (of the hose) under. It held great all day, looked nice, and when I took it out my hair ends were like silk.

August 5th, 2011, 12:56 PM
I think I understand what you mean, and that's pretty clever! Did the pantyhose ends show at all? I'm trying to imagine how long the ends were after they were tied off.

August 5th, 2011, 01:16 PM
They showed, but it looks like a headband. My hair is dark brown and I used matching hose. I'm apl+ so the tie-off happened at the top of my head. With longer braids it would end up somewhere else. It doesn't much matter since the ends are tucked.