Top 70 Crochet Braids Hairstyles and Pictures
Although they have been around for many years, crochet braids have become more and more popular in recent years. As the style has evolved over the years, different techniques have emerged which have helped simplify the installation process and increase styling versatility. Crochet braids are a great protective style because they don’t put too much tension on your hair and scalp. If you’re thinking about choosing crochet braids as your next protective style, here are 70 fabulous crochet braid hairstyles that should give you plenty of inspiration.
1Kinky Curly Crochet Braids
This is a simple go-to style. This kinky curly style closely resembles coily hair. If you have naturally tight curls and you want a style that looks like your natural hair texture then this is a great choice for you.
2Short Side Parted Curls
If you enjoy chunky curls then this style is perfect for you. The curls are slightly layered, giving this style an even more natural appearance. The side part combined with the larger curls really gives this look volume.
3Spiral Curls With Middle Part
4Curly Crochet Braids With Bangs
Adding bangs is a great way to change up your look. Crochet braids with bangs give you the freedom to change up your look without the long-term commitment.
5Long Black And Brown Twists
These beautiful two-toned Havana twists create a striking color contrast. The colors are not too bold, making them perfect for any occasion.
6Faux Crochet Locs
If you’re a fan of faux locs give these faux crochet locs a try. They are not only easy to install but you can easily use more than one color to create a two-toned look.
7Long Twists Six Ways
These long twists can be styled in a variety of ways. Try one of the six styles shown here or try one of your own. Crochet twists give you the same styling versatility as traditional twists.
8Angled Layered Bob
This angled cut crochet bob is perfect for those hot summer months. Crochet braids give you the freedom to pull off a bold cut without having to commit to a haircut.
9Two-Toned Curly Crochet Braids
Take a look at this gorgeous large curly fro. You can create more voluminous curls by setting the hair on rollers. Be sure to use large rollers on the crown and medium size rollers in the back.
10Crochet Braids With Straight Hair
Going for a natural straight look but don’t want to damage your hair? Opt for a light waved voluminous straight crochet look. Doing this will prevent you from damaging your hair with the constant use of heat tools.
11Shoulder Length Box Braids
These shoulder length crochet box braids are perfect for the summer months because they are short enough to wear out freely without getting hot, but still long enough for other styles like buns and ponytails.
The best part about crochet braids is that they are so versatile. Go short with this cute crochet braids style. If you are not ready to cut your hair just yet, this cute short curly crochet style will give you a feel for the short hair life.
13Curly Crochet Braids Tapered Cut
If you want to go short, try out this tapered cut. These curls are tapered in the back and longer in the front. This style is perfect for women with oval and heart-shaped faces.
14Long Goldie Locs
This look will have you feeling like Beyonce. You’ll fall in love with the long curly layers combined with the honey blonde and brown color combination.
15Red curly fro
Add some spice to your life and go with a deep red hair color. Experimenting with color using crochet braids is great because the results are not permanent and you don’t have to worry about color damage.
16Purple Crochet Braids With Buns
This electric purple color is sure to turn heads everywhere you go. These purple curly crochet braids are giving off serious outer space vibes: from the color to the knotted buns at the crown. They look great when paired with purple and pink makeup.
17Poetic Justice Braids With High Bun
Poetic justice braids continue to be an extremely popular protective style. If you cannot justify sitting and getting them done individually then try them out crochet style. They take half the time and still function the same way.
18Havana Twists With Cornrows
Put a new twist on your typical cornrows by pairing them with crochet Havana twists. This also gives the allusion of a faux undercut for those who are not bold enough for a real cut.
19Curly Fro With Blonde Highlights
Black hair with blonde highlights is such a striking look. No matter how many times you see it, somehow it just never seems to get old. This bouncy curly crochet style with blonde ombre highlights is a great choice if you want to add a little pop of color to your next style.
20Black And Red Curls
Check out this bright and bold curly look. One of the perks of crochet braids is that you can part the hair a number of ways. It makes changing up your style super easy to do.
21Natural Hair Blowout Look
We all know that too much heat on natural hair can cause damage. So get the same look without the risk of heat damage by rocking this simple blown out look crochet braids. When you’re tired of the blown out look, simply add a few curls.
22Shirley Temple Curls
Take it back with these beautiful Shirley Temple curls. If you have ever rocked a full head of these then you know the great amount of heat used. Now you can get this beautiful style without the use of heat.
23Sleek And Straight
Tired of wigs and sew ins? Get the same sleek and straight look with crochet braids. You can even rock your hair in a bun or ponytail if you would like.
24Chic And Curly
Going for more of a natural look? Try these long coils in an earth tone brown. You can use the invisible part (or knotless crochet) method to get the most seamless, flawless look.
How awesome are these bob crochet curls? This style is perfect for winter. Dress it up with your favorite beanie or show off your favorite scarf.
26Messy Red Curls
These long red messy curls are perfect if you want a bold, carefree look. This look is the perfect way to express your bold side.
27Long Purple Ombre Twists
Long twists are perfect for any time of the year. Rocking bright and fun colors, however, is perfect for the summer months. The best part about these purple crochet twists is that they’re available pre-twisted, in this gorgeous ombre color.
28Double Bun Twists
The double bun look continues to be as popular as ever. These shoulder length twists are styled into double buns in the front for a fun, casual look.
29Medium Length Beach Curls
These beautiful beach curls are a great choice if you want soft, flowy locks. You have a lot of styling options with these crochet braids, giving you the freedom to change up your look whenever you want.
30Curly Half Up Half Down Crochet Braids
Tired of your hair getting in your face? Try out this simple half up and half down curly look. This style is both functional and cute and it’s super easy to do.
Play around with this short angled bob using the crochet method. Whether your hair is long or short, crochet braids are a great way to achieve a bold cut without cutting your own hair.
32Jumbo Twists With Jewels
Hair jewelry is as popular as ever. Dress up your twists, braids, or faux locs with hair jewels. These jumbo twists look great styled into double buns and adorned with gold beads.
Back in the early 2000s, red highlights were really popular, and they’ve never truly gone out of style. Opt for crochet styles that are fuller like these tight curls because the red will blend in without looking too dramatic.
34Red Pin Curls Crochet Braids
If you want a short, funky style, consider these cute red crochet pin curls. This is a much less common crochet style, perfect for those want to stand out. For the best results use Marley hair.
35Headwrap And High Ponytail
Crochet twists look great styled in a high ponytail; you can take it a step further and add a patterned head wrap. This is an easy way to dress up an otherwise simple style.
36Grey Box Braids
If you want a fun, bold protective style, try these grey chunky box braids. Grey has been a popular color lately and there are no signs that the trend will die anytime soon. Pre-braided crochet box braids can significantly cut down the installation time.
37Sleek Curly Bun
Buns are the quickest and easiest styles to achieve. To achieve the sleek curly look with crochet braids, keep your braid pattern small and use the knotless crochet method.
38Voluminous Crochet Braids
If you want the look of a voluminous twist out, these crochet braids will get the job done. This is a great look for any occasion.
39Short Crochet Curls
If you want a short, natural-looking protective style these short crochet braids are a great choice. No matter how long or short your natural hair may be, these crochet braids give you the freedom to rock cute, short curls.
40Long Crochet Locs
Faux locs have become a really popular protective style in recent years. Crochet faux locs make the installation process a lot simpler and tend not to weigh down your hair as much.
41Crochet Braids Bob
You can never really go wrong with a bob. It’s a style that works on all hair types, and crochet braids are no exception.
42Blue Crochet Braids
If you want a colorful protective style, try these pretty blue crochet braids. The vibrant blue color really helps these curls pop.
43Crochet Braids With Dark Roots
If you want a look that resembles your natural hair texture, crochet braids are your best bet. The dark roots give these crochet braids an even more natural appearance.
44Short Tapered Crochet Braids
Crochet braids are a great way to experiment with short hairstyles without committing to the length. These gorgeous crochet braids are styled into a cute, curly tapered cut.
Two-strand twists are arguably one of the most popular styles for natural hair. They look great on their own and they can be unraveled for the ever popular twist out. But creating neat, symmetrical twists can be tricky. These crochet twists are a foolproof way to get the same look.
46Tight Curl Crochet Braids
If you like tight, defined curls, these crochet braids are a great option. This style resembles a wash and go on natural hair and can easily be styled up or down.
47Loose Curls Crochet Braids
These crochet braids are styled into soft, loose curls. This is a great choice if you want a sophisticated look that’s casual enough to wear every day.
48Half Up Half Down Crochet Braids
The half up half down style will probably always be popular: it’s easy to do, it’s cute, and it can be done on almost all hair types and protective styles. This style combines cornrows with crochet curls for a modern twist.
49Crochet Senegalese Twists
Senegalese twists are a popular protective style but their typically long length and small circumference mean they take a long time to install. The crochet method uses pre-twisted hair and gives you the same look in a fraction of the time.
50Crochet Curls With Bangs
These cute crochet braids give you the look of a rod set on natural hair. This is a great way to temporarily give yourself bangs without committing to cutting your hair shorter in the front.
51Chin Length Crochet Braids
These chin-length crochet braids are styled into a cute face-framing curly bob. This is a great look that never goes out of style.
52Curly Crochet Locs
Crochet locs are a great alternative to faux locs because they tend to use less hair, which means they put less tension on your roots: just one reason why these curly crochet locs are a great protective styling choice.
53Chunky Crochet Twists
If you like your twists chunky, then these gorgeous crochet twists are just right for you. These twists can easily be styled up or down.
54Deep Wave Crochet Braids
Crochet braids are a popular alternative to sew-in weaves. You can achieve a similar deep wave look depending on the type of crochet hair you use.
55Red Crochet Twists
Protective styles are always a great way to experiment with a new hair color. These pretty crochet twists let you rock this gorgeous red hue while giving your natural hair a break from daily styling.
56Sun Kissed Crochet Braids
These gorgeous crochet braids are a great look for the summer months. The golden color on the ends gives these curls a sun-kissed vibe.
57Shoulder Length Crochet Braids
These shoulder-length crochet braids are a great face-framing length, falling right at the shoulders. This is a simple but gorgeous look that has an extremely natural appearance.
58Long Grey Crochet Braids
While many people go to great lengths to cover up their grey hairs, it’s a color trend that is still really popular when it comes to protective styles. One look at these long, gorgeous crochet curls and it’s easy to see why so many people are choosing to go grey.
59Crochet Braids With Long Curls
These long crochet braids are a great choice if you want long, bouncy curls. Styled with a side part this is a timeless, effortless look.
60Crochet Braids Twist Out
Crochet braids are a great way to get the look of a flawless twist out on natural hair. Use crochet hair that’s similar to your hair texture for the most natural look.
61Shoulder Length Crochet Locs
These shoulder-length crochet locs are a great choice if you want the look of a long bob. This length is a lot less common for crochet locs, so it’s sure to stand out in a crowd.
62Shoulder Length Crochet Curls
These shoulder-length crochet braids give you the look of a wash and go. This is a great, natural-looking protective styling option.
63Crochet Braids With Middle Part
These silky, voluminous, defined curls are absolutely gorgeous. When installed correctly, crochet braids with a middle part have an extremely natural look and they frame your face nicely.
64Crochet Braids With Swoop Bangs
These crochet braids look great styled with swoop bangs. This is a timeless look that works well as a low-maintenance everyday style.
65Crochet Braids With Headband
Adding a colorful headband is a great way to switch up the look of your crochet braids. This look is stylish enough to wear as an everyday look and casual enough to wear when you’re on the go.
66Corkscrew Curl Crochet Braids
If you like voluminous corkscrew curls, these crochet braids are a great choice. This is a great look if want a style with body and movement.
67Soft Curl Crochet Braids
These soft curls look great styled half over the shoulder and half behind the shoulder. These crochet braids would look great styled in a messy bun or pretty much any other style you can think of.
68Blond Ombre Crochet Braids
These short two-toned crochet braids create an ombre effect from front to back. The crochet braids are shorter on the sides and in the back for a tapered look. The honey blond color is a great choice for the summer months.
69Crochet Locs Bob
These bob-length crochet locs are a great option if you want a lightweight protective style that is chic and low-maintenance. A bob is a timeless look, whether you wear the style with your natural hair or crochet locs.
70Crochet Braids Mohawk
This intricate style combines cornrows and crochet braids, forming a Mohawk shape. This is a great choice if you want a unique, edgy protective style.
71Chic medium box braids
Gorgeous medium-size crochet box braids with unraveled curly ends.