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Topic: Dread/Hair Falls :D **TUTORIAL POSTED PAGE 2!!!**  (Read 54010 times)
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« Reply #130 on: July 25, 2007 07:52:43 AM »



hair falls i made out of some $7.50/skein megathick yarn from the local AC Moore.

i cut strips twice the length of what you see, and wrapped them around 2 small hair elastics (so that each strip made for 2 dread falls) - i did that about 25 times (read: 50 falls) on each elastic, then placed them over a bun on each side of my head. a few bobby pins to secure it all and they were a total hit at the world electronic music festival last weekend!

watcha think??
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« Reply #131 on: July 25, 2007 08:30:11 AM »

its fucking beautiful !!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #132 on: July 25, 2007 01:26:02 PM »

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1110/891055581_60ef4e7aec.jpg

they were a total hit at the world electronic music festival last weekend!

watcha think??

woo those are hot! When I saw the pic, I instantly thought of wemf! Smiley Maybe I saw you and subconciously remember you! 
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« Reply #133 on: August 10, 2007 02:18:21 PM »

Everyones dreads look so awesome, I wish these had been around when I was 16.  Is there like an age limit on wearing them? I'm 36 but look about 27 and would so love to wear make and wear them.  Am I to old? lol  Undecided
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« Reply #134 on: August 10, 2007 02:27:10 PM »

Lique, I'm 40 next month and still wear mine!
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« Reply #135 on: August 10, 2007 02:33:42 PM »

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Lique, I'm 40 next month and still wear mine!
  Awesome!!! I'm so going to make some now and I probably will for my dd (Cool too, she will love them.  She wears some devil horns I bought her at the Ren Fair last fall so I know she'd wear the dreads.  BTW...you don't look 40.
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« Reply #136 on: August 11, 2007 08:31:02 AM »

For those trying to find wool this site has low prices and very fair shipping and they have lots of wool in different sizes and colors.  I have ordered from them and they have speedy delivery.

http://www.knitpicks.com/Knitting_Supplies.aspx?id=3001&key=wool
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« Reply #137 on: August 11, 2007 12:12:06 PM »

BTW...you don't look 40.

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« Reply #138 on: September 21, 2007 05:26:51 AM »

First project post... be gentle!

 Grin After roaming the streets of Whitby and finding similar falls for about 120(!!!) I decided I'd make my own Cheesy

Two 100g hanks of Colinette Point 5 wool, 60cm of elastic and 2 hair clips later I had these Cheesy

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a284/punkgal88/DSC02626.jpg

which give BIG volumey hair when in...

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a284/punkgal88/DSC02616.jpg

They're also lighter than synthetic dreads so much more wearable for longer periods Cheesy

Any comments welcome  Smiley

Thanks!

I can't find that colour collinette wool on the net. Or anything super bright:0( Wonder if it's been discontinued!

Am so going to try and make some of these this weekend!

Jessica
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« Reply #139 on: September 21, 2007 11:38:42 PM »

A polite notice, please dont take this tutorial to *sell* the falls... it is my lively hood  Cry

On another note I'm loving the great responses and hair falls ive seen Cheesy

Jessica its called Azlaline
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