Crochet braids, or latch hook braids as they are otherwise known, are a braid style that is achieved by using a crochet pin or hook to install a pre-looped braid or weave extension into cornrows or individually. The style of the cornrows determines the final look of the crochet braids.
Crochet braids are reusable, durable, and ready-made and therefore take less time to make when compared to non-crochet braids, and they can last for several weeks. They can be made yourself without going to a salon or needing a hairstylist. Whether you are looking for a new style to try or just want to learn more about crochet braids, you’ve come to the right place. Check out these 20 crochet braid hairstyles to get inspired!
1. SPRING TWISTS CROCHET HAIR
Spring twists are a type of twist style that is achieved using pre-twisted curly extensions and have a distressed look. Spring twists are trendy hairstyles that can be made either long or short. Spring twists crotchet hair takes less time to achieve and can be installed individually or on cornrows depending on individual preferences.
2. CURLY CROCHET HAIR
Curly crochet hair is a crochet hairstyle that is achieved by installing curly extensions into the hair to attain a final look of a curly weave or wig. Curly crochet hair requires a lot of maintenance to keep looking fresh and prevent the hair from forming knots. Curly crochet hair is beautiful and can be made into long, short, full, or super full styles. Crochet curly hair is installed into cornrows and can be styled in different ways like half-up half-down, ponytails, side and middle parts, and many others.
3. BOX BRAIDS CROCHET
Box braids crochet are ready-made box braids that have loops that can be used to install them to the hair. Box braids crochet can be installed either individually or in cornrows. They last for several weeks and take less time to make when compared to regular box braids. Box braids crochet are suitable for ladies who love braids but do not have the luxury of time to spend making standard braids.
4. SHORT CROCHET HAIRSTYLES
Short crochet hairstyles are crochet styles in different forms that can be made to achieve different looks for various occasions. Short crochet styles include twists, box braids, or even short curly crochet styles. Short crochet styles are installed individually or on cornrows. They last long and are suitable for ladies that love short hairstyles.
5. PASSION TWISTS CROCHET HAIR
Passion twists and crochet hair are pre-twisted crochets made using water wave curly extensions. Passion twists are very trendy and can be made as either neat or distressed passion twists that have more texture. Passion twists crochet har are installed either individually or on cornrows and can be made either short or long. Installing crochet passion twists does not take long, plus they last longer. Passion twists require proper maintenance to prevent them from getting frizzy.
6. CROCHET HUMAN HAIR
Crochet human hair is human hair strands that can be installed on the hair to achieve whatever style you want. Crochet human hair is suitable for ladies who desire natural-looking crochet styles that blend with their natural hair to make it look fuller or attain a length longer than theirs. Crochet human hairstyles are the most natural-looking crochet styles, and they require proper maintenance and the use of good human hair products to keep them looking good.
7. FREETRESS CROCHET HAIR
Freetress crochet hair is a crochet style achieved by using the freetress extensions. There’s a wide range of freetress crochet hairs which can be used to achieve different crochet styles like water waves, deep waves, and many others. Freetress crochet extensions are synthetic but very soft and have a natural feel making them the choice of many ladies.
8. CROCHET TWISTS
Crochet twists are pre-twisted hairs that can be installed on the hair. Several types of twist styles can be made into crochet, including Senegalese twists, passion twists, spring twists, and others. Crochet twists can be installed on cornrows or individually. They are reusable and last for a very long time. Crochet twists are beautiful hairstyles that suit ladies that love twist styles and can not spend much time at the salon.
9. DEEP WAVE CROCHET HAIR
Deep wave crochet hair is achieved by using pre-curled deep wave extensions, and they are installed on cornrows. Deep wave crochet hair can be made either long or short and in different colors. The style in which the cornrows are made determines how the hair can be styled. Deep wave crochet hair is gorgeous but requires maintenance that determines how long the hair will last. Properly maintained hair will last longer than poorly maintained one.
10. INDIVIDUAL CROCHET BRAIDS
Individual crochet braids are the ones that are installed individually. Individual crochet braids do not require cornrows as the hair is plaited into single braids on which the crochet braids are installed. The individual crochet braids look more like the regular box braids and allow for flexibility as they can be styled any way, unlike cornrowed crochet braids which are limited to just the style in which the cornrows are made.
11. GODDESS CROCHET BRAIDS
Goddess crochet braids, also called bohemian braids, are crochet box braids with curly leave-outs and/or curly ends. Goddess braids are trendy braid styles and are great for women who do not want their braids done the traditional way. Goddess braids require more maintenance than the regular box braids as the curly leave-outs must be prevented from tangling and getting frizzy.
12. STRAIGHT HAIR CROCHET STYLES
Straight crochet hairstyles are crochet styles made using straight hair extensions that are either synthetic or human hair. The straight human hair extensions look more natural and last longer than the synthetic ones that can easily tangle, get frizzy, and do not have a long lifespan. When made, straight crochet hairstyles, look like straight weaves or straight wigs and can be styled depending on the cornrows on which they are made.
13. SENEGALESE TWISTS CROCHET BRAIDS
Crochet Senegalese twists are pre-twisted Senegalese twists achieved by twisting two strands of hair in a way that is not too tight or loose. Senegalese twists can be made short or long and into tiny, medium, and jumbo sizes. Senegalese twists can be installed on cornrows or individually to look like regular Senegalese twists. Senegalese twists are beautiful, easy to make, and last long.
14. CROCHET FAUX LOCS
Crochet faux locs are premade faux locs styles that can be installed in the hair either on cornrows or individually to look like regular faux locs. Crochet faux locs are reusable and can be made as butterfly locs, jumbo locs, and other loc styles. Crochet locs can either be made long or short depending on preferences. Crochet locs last long, and they are also very stunning.
15. CURLY HUMAN HAIR CROCHET
Curly crochet human hair is made using curly human hair strands that can be installed on the hair to achieve a wide range of styles. This option is excellent for ladies that want natural-looking curly crochet styles that blend with their curly natural hair, making it look either fuller or attaining a length longer than theirs. This is also an option for ladies with straight hair who want to achieve a curly hairstyle and do not want to curl their hair. Curly crochet human hair styles are the most natural-looking curly crochet styles, and they require proper maintenance and the use of good human hair products to keep them looking good.
16. Bohemian Crochet Hair
Bohemian crochet hair is curly crochet hairstyles that can be bohemian curls, braids, twists, and even bohemian locs. The curls left out in bohemian hairstyles make the style require lots of maintenance as they must be prevented from getting tangled and looking frizzy. The curls make the hairstyle look more beautiful regardless.
17. RED CROCHET HAIR
Red crochet hairs are different crochet styles in various shades of red. Red crochet hairs are achieved by using ready-made red crochet extensions or other extensions that are dyed to red. Red hairs are suitable for ladies that love dramatic hairstyles and styles with color.
18. LONG CROCHET BRAIDS
Long crochet braids are crochet braids that are made to be long and then installed either individually or on cornrows. Long crochet braids are great for women who love to draw attention and make their presence known wherever they step because long braids command attention.
19. JUMBO CROCHET TWISTS
Jumbo crochet twists are crochet twists that have a big cut size and are made to be thick. Jumbo twists can either be short or long. Jumbo twists do not last as long as tiny and medium-sized ones, but they are so pretty and can be styled in many different ways.
20. CROCHET WITH KINKY HAIR
Crochet with kinky hair is a crochet style achieved by installing kinky extensions on cornrows. Kinky crochet styles have a natural hair look and are very beautiful. Kinky crochet styles last for a long time and are easy to make.