How To: Install Crochet Braids

Crochet braiding is an installation method for bulk (or non-wefted) hair extensions using a crochet needle (aka latch hook needle) to pull the hair extensions through the hair, so that it can be securely attached it to the user’s own hair.  What we love most about this method is that it’s quick & easy to do, and we’re going to show you how today.

Read on to learn step-by-step how to install crochet braids…


Step 1: Cornrow your hair down.

Step 2: Insert crochet needle under the cornrow.  Attach a piece of braiding hair to the hook, and close the latch.

Step 3: Pull the crochet needle through, and hold the loop open.  Twist the loop once, and pull the two strands of braiding hair through the loop.

Step 4: Twist the loop, and pull the hair through again 1-2x for extra security.

Repeat Steps 1-4 along your braided down cornrows until you completely cover your head.  Afterwards, feel free to style your hair as you desire.
Got any tips on how to care for your crochet braids?  Leave us a comment below, we’d love to hear from you! 🙂

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