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November 18th, 2008 · 25 Comments · How To Choose Yarn

Yarn braiding/twisting demonstration.
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  • 1 tdottchickk // Nov 18, 2008 at

    Thank you!
    Thank you!

  • 2 Najahface // Nov 18, 2008 at

    I have never had …
    I have never had any braid in my hair that in which hair didn’t come out. Especially if the braids were in for a month or more. The hair that comes out is usually hair that has shed but was unable to fall because it was locked in the braid. There is a way to reduce breakage. Its all in the way the braids are removed and how you well you’ve moisturized your hair while in the braid. The technique of twisting instead of braiding all the way to the ends doesn’t really contribute to breakage.

  • 3 tdottchickk // Nov 18, 2008 at

    I don’t start off …
    I don’t start off braiding from the roots and thentwist like you do in your video, I continue braiding it instead. Could this have anythign to do with the breakage?

  • 4 tdottchickk // Nov 18, 2008 at

    Hi NajahFace. I …
    Hi NajahFace. I learned to do yarn braids from this video a few months ago and I love them. But I noticed that my ahir comes out a lot when I take them out. Is this because the yarn is dry? Is there anything I can do to reuce the breakage or stop it? Do you also get breakage when you take your yarn braids out? It feels like I don’t retain much growth when in them. I knwo there people who do yarn braids and don’t get breakage, so I know there’s soemthing I can do. Pls. give me some advice.

  • 5 kickboxcrayonzz // Nov 18, 2008 at

    I heard you can buy …
    I heard you can buy real yarn in stores. Is that true?

  • 6 eensha6242001 // Nov 18, 2008 at

    I Just wanted to …
    I Just wanted to add some length. Thank for your help.

  • 7 Najahface // Nov 18, 2008 at

    are you using the …
    are you using the yarn to help your hair loc. In that case I would suggest a natural fiber yarn like wool or cotton. To make sure that the yarn is the same with as the thick loc I would add as much as needed.

  • 8 Najahface // Nov 18, 2008 at

    this is …

    this is regular acrylic yarn

  • 9 eensha6242001 // Nov 18, 2008 at

    Hey Najahface, can …
    Hey Najahface, can i start these over small locs and keep them in. if the locs are thicker do i need to double up on they yarn? thanks.

  • 10 skasha99 // Nov 18, 2008 at

    Is there special …
    Is there special braiding yarn at the hair/beauty supply store cause I never see it.

  • 11 lanisey // Nov 18, 2008 at

    okay to start off …
    okay to start off as a twist you take the section you want to braid and divide it in two parts and twist the yarn to the parts of hair then twist the two parts toghether i doubts this makes any i ll have to make a vidoe later

  • 12 Najahface // Nov 18, 2008 at

    as far as i know …
    as far as i know yarn is yarn everywhere. Wool is a material that yarn is made out of of. But yarn can be made from wool, cotton, acrylic etc

  • 13 Applebaum // Nov 18, 2008 at

    Sorry I’m from …
    Sorry I’m from England so forgive my ignorance but

    Is yarn = wool in American English?

  • 14 RenegadeQueen // Nov 18, 2008 at

    oh snap i wanna do …
    oh snap i wanna do this so bad and i have some yarn but its pink and green lol

  • 15 curlychronicles // Nov 18, 2008 at

    who is that little …
    who is that little person poppin in and out lol

  • 16 tiawaddauthink // Nov 18, 2008 at

    you have such …
    you have such beautiful teef

  • 17 candi2082 // Nov 18, 2008 at

    yarn braid is also …
    yarn braid is also good for starting dreadlocks.And you can get from walmart

  • 18 candi2082 // Nov 18, 2008 at

    i would say black …
    i would say black yarn looks more natural and for every wanting to know where to get yarn you can get it at walmart.

  • 19 YungDaVinci // Nov 18, 2008 at

    what kind of yarn …
    what kind of yarn do you get, and where do you get it

  • 20 kcbg334 // Nov 18, 2008 at

    thanks to you i …
    thanks to you i have getting beautiful yarn braids

  • 21 KWITNESS // Nov 18, 2008 at

    what type of yarn …
    what type of yarn to you use? Can i go to Walmart and get regular yarn?

  • 22 skineficial // Nov 18, 2008 at

    nope. i wear my …
    nope. i wear my hair in yarn braids and it doesn’t hold a curl or kink well at ALL. you need kinky afro (human hair) for that.

  • 23 justsimplytasha // Nov 18, 2008 at

    ok thank u very much
    ok thank u very much

  • 24 Najahface // Nov 18, 2008 at



    the black looks the most natural. It will most likely change color when exposed to the sun or certain types of light.

  • 25 justsimplytasha // Nov 18, 2008 at

    what color yarn do …
    what color yarn do u think would look better, for a natural look. black or brown ? im gettin yarn braids this weekend and i want them to look natrual as possible. i want black braids but i feel that it might look crazy because the yarn i got is jet black but my hair isnt. ( its like a black and dark brown mix ) and brown yarn, i would think that it will look ok because my roots are dark and the yarn is lighter. i value ur opinion so what do u think?? =)

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