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You Will Need
- 2 or more colors of embroidery floss
- Pony bead
- Piece of paper
- Hair clips (optional)
Prepare floss strands
Choose at least 2 1-yard strands of embroidery floss in different colors, and cut each to twice the length of the wearer's hair.
Braid hair section
Take a small section of hair about the width of a paper clip from the top or side of the head and braid it all the way down, securing it with an elastic at the bottom.
Tie starter knot
Hold 2 strands of floss together under the base of the braid and tie a basic overhand knot around it, as close to the scalp as is comfortable for the wearer.
Separate 2 strands of one color from the braid, holding the remaining strands and the braid together with your other hand.
Wrap first color
Wrap the color you separated tightly around the braid and the remaining strands downward from the base of the knot.
Switch colors every 1 centimeter to 1 inch of wrapping, by dropping the working strands and picking up the strands of a different color. Continue wrapping tightly and alternating colors until you reach the elastic at the end of the braid.
Remove the elastic at the bottom of the braid and tie off the wrap by making a secure double overhand knot with each set of floss strands. Style the rest of your hair to show off your fashionable new wrap.