hi everyone....I just have a few questions. This is my 2nd full set of dreads, the first I had about 5 yrs ago and they were done with backcombing and wax...yuck. I sat three days later in my bathtub for many hours,pouring hot water and conditioner over my head and combing them out. That wax is naaasssttyyy stuff,dudes. This time, I had about 5-6 started by neglect along the nape of my neck and my friend did the rest of my head with twist n rip...they are about a week old(babies). Here's my questions:
1. They look very rope-like...I'm not entirely comfortable wearing them out and loose if I'm going anywhere just yet.I will add that I haven't washed them yet,I'm trying to hold off until I can't stand it yet. Once I wash, will they not look as flat and strand-y?
2. Is crocheting them bad? I've read so many conflicting things that now I'm completely confused! I'm really starting to get alot of loose hair and I'm not sure what I should do with it...I always thought the crochet hook to incorporate the loose with the dread, but then I read negative about it. So-- who knows?!
Thanks in advance...I have followed this forum for years now and have enjoyed reading everyones dready progress...I will try to post pics soon :)