Celtic Knot Hairstyle – By IrishAG

Hi everyone!

A few days ago, I posted Freckles and Flowers (a photoshoot).  This is a tutorial for the hairstyle I did on Julia.  I call it a “celtic knot”, but it’s also known as a five-strand braid.  😀

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As usual, the first step is to mist your doll’s hair with water and brush it out.  Make sure it’s tangle-free, otherwise seperating the sections will be very difficult.  (I’ve learned this the hard way.)  🙂

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Now seperate the hair into two sections, one above and one lower.  Tie off the lower section.

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Seperate the top section into five equal parts.  Set the two left hand strands to the side.

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Start braiding the two right hand strands and the center strand.

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Then, take a strand from the braid and braid it with the two left hand strands.

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Go back and forth, braiding first the right side, then the left.  (You’ll probably need to do this a couple of times before you get the desired look.)

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When you’ve reached the desired endpoint, tie off all the strands with an elastic.

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Remember that bottom section?  Untie the elastic, and arrange the hair however you wish.

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I curled Julia’s hair a bit.

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Now your doll has a beautiful celtic knot hairstyle!  I hope the directions were clear enough, and feel free to comment with questions!

❤ , IrishAG


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