5 x Crocheted Human Hair Dreadlock Extensions (5-6mm thin)

Dread Empire
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5 Individual Extensions. 100% Human Hair has been crocheted to create these extensions which can be used to instantly lengthen your existing dreads. 


Our crocheted human hair dreadlocks have been created with high quality straight human hair using only a comb and crochet hook. No products, waxes or chemicals have been used in their creation. These extensions can be crocheted to the bottom of brand new or existing dreads for seamless and permanent length.

INCLUSIONS: 5 Individual crocheted human hair dreads. 

LENGTH/SIZE: Each dreads is approximately 40cm/16inches long which includes their tapered off, wispy ends. They are approximately 5-6mm thin. As these are hand made, there maybe small variations to this. These can easily be shortened or joined together to make a longer dread.

COLOUR & TONING: Human hair dreadlocks can be dyed, however, due to chemical sanitation, colouring and the hair originating from various sources, it can be difficult to achieve consistent results. We therefore, recommend a colour specialist is consulted. For more information and to check out some excellent colour transformations, click here. Our Blonde dreadlocks also respond well to purple shampoo if you wish to neutralise the yellow base colour. Use purple shampoo only as needed and ensure it is rinsed out well.

If you select Blend, please leave a comment with what colours and how many of each you would like.

QUALITY, WEAR & RETURNS: Our dreadlock extensions are hand crocheted to a high standard and are used by many locticians which is a testament to their quality. We use a common lengthening/extension making technique to create the extensions which involves using hair that is 9-10” long on average and we add more hair as we build the length. Just like your own dreaded hair, they will mature in time and with wear and will become a little more flexible. Also just like your own dreadlocks, it's normal for loose hairs to escape in time, particularly after shampooing and occasional maintenance may be required by using a crochet hook to pull any escapees back into the dreadlock. 

We recommend reviewing your dreadlocks on arrival to make sure you're happy with the colour, look and feel. You can even shampoo one dreadlock to gain a clearer understanding of how they behave and wear. We appreciate the challenges of purchasing on line so we accept returns for exchanges and refunds with the following conditions:

* Any returns must be requested within 7 days of receiving your order.
* Only dreadlocks which are unused, unwashed, unworn and in their original condition are eligible for refund.  
* Any initial postage, return and re-postage costs (in the case of exchanges) are at the buyers expense.
* A 10% restocking fee will apply in the event dreadlock extensions are returned for a refund.
* On receipt of your return, the cost of the extensions, less any postage paid and the 10% restocking fee, will be refunded via Etsy within 2 business days of receiving your order. Additional days may be required by Etsy and your bank to finalise the return of funds.

MAINTENANCE: Shampoo your dreadlocks as normal. Our Dread Empire range of shampoo's deeply clean and create tight, healthy locs. It's normal for loose hairs to escape, particularly as they continue to mature and after shampooing, so use a 0.6mm crochet hook to pull the loose hairs back into the dread. Palm rolling regularly with downward pressure will help shape the dread and avoid excessive shrinking. Human hair extensions can become more dehydrated than your own hair so we recommend using Dread Empire's Conditioning Spray or Quench Conditioning Oils as needed.

CUSTOM ORDERS: If we don't have the colour or size to suit your needs, please email contact@dreadlocks.com.au with your requirements for a quote on a custom order.

INSTALLATION: Extensions can be crocheted to the bottom of your existing dreads for instant length. We have the perfect size hook (0.6mm) available here. One end of the extension is blunt/rounded whilst the other tapers off into an undreaded wispy end. Either end can be used for attachment depending on how you would like the end of your dreads to be finished.

The below video demonstrates how to use extensions to extend existing dreadlocks. Please note that the human hair dreadlock extensions do not come with a loop. The extensions used in the video are our synthetic single ended dreadlock extensions.

For more information, video demonstrations and different install methods of our human hair dreadlock extensions, click here.

Need help deciding on what is the best extension for you? Click here to see the overview of our entire extension range.


Victoria  08/12/2023

Summer dreads

Great dreads! These thicker dreads are such good quality! I have a mix of thin and thick. I love the look of thin but they do stretch out. so the thick ones are much better wearing .