Constructing the Headdress
Crochet the Cap Section
Adding the Dangling Strands
Cut 40 pieces of cord, each 28 inches long.
Use a lark's head knot (see a macramé book for instructions on how to do one) to attach the center of each cord to the gap between two stitches on the cap. String some large plastic beads onto the cord at varying intervals, and use a drop of glue to hold each bead in place. To make "bangs", attach shorter pieces of cord to the remaining intervals on the cap.
When wearing this headdress, you may need to use bobby pins to secure it in place and keep it from slipping out of position. If your hair is too thin to anchor bobby pins, make some tiny ponytails in your hair in the spots where you want to place the bobby pins, and then run the bobby pins into each ponytail to secure them. If you have recently washed your hair, it may also be helpful to put some hair spray on the top of your head before you put the headdress on to make your hair slightly sticky.
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