41 Crochets Box Braids Hairstyle Ideas That Are Gorgeous

crochet braid ideas

When you need a break from braids, styling your natural hair, or simply need a fun and easy way to rock braids, crochets braids are the best way to go.

Crotchet braids are sometimes called latch hook braids and are made from synthetic hair extensions which are typically looped through cornrows on your natural hair. Crochet braids can be styled in a variety of ways and this means no more sitting for hours to get a box-braided hairstyle, crochet braids come in different lengths and colors for you to choose from.

Crochet braids are the best go-to protective hairstyles, they protect your hair while you transition to natural hair, these braids are easier and faster to make on your hair and they give a stylish look you can’t help but love every time.

To give you some style inspiration, we have compiled 41 beautiful crochet hairstyle ideas, crochet braid could be fun regardless of color or length.

41 Crochet Box Braids Hairstyle Ideas

There is something for everyone when it comes to crochet box braids, they are exciting to install, crochet braids can be styled whichever way you want and most interestingly there are lots of crochet hairstyles to choose from. If you are considering getting a crochet braid, here are 41 crochet braids we have rounded up for you to inspire you.

1. Individual Crochet Braid

Individual Crochet Braid
Image: Jorie Hair

Individual crochet box braids are currently the most sought-after type of crochet braid and there are lots of Youtube videos on how you can make them at home yourself. This is much preferred to the cornrow box braid as there is less stress on your natural hair.

2.  Shoulder Length Passion Crochet Braid

Shoulder Length Passion Crotchet Braid
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If you love to crochet braids, but don’t want them to be uncomfortable or heavy. Here is a simple and short crochet braid you can rock and you get to still look good.

3. Curly Stormy Crochet Braid

Curly Stormy Crotchet Braid
Image: @fauxlocs_only // Instagram

A woman’s hair is an important asset. Not only is it part of her, but it also has an important role to play in how she looks. These hair trends change from season to season and it never loses touch.

4. Curly Custom Crochet Braid

Curly Custom Crotchet Braid
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Curly custom crochet braid gives your hair and scalps the protection it needs. This crochet braid requires less style as the curl itself gave it its style already.

5. Cute Goddess Crochet Braid

Cute Goddess Crotchet Braid
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It’s the color for me though. If you need some volume on your crochet braid, this color will give you the exact volume you need.

6. Goddess Crochet Braid With Bun

Goddess Crotchet Braid With Bun
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Goddess crochet braid with bun can be rocked by all, even those that don’t like their hair long. All you need to do is turn it into a bun, giving you the desired exceptional look.

7. Pink Butterfly Crochet Braid

Pink Butterfly Faux Locs
Image: @jassl_ // Instagram

Some color pops are all you need, who says you can’t change the style? The pink butterfly crochet braid looks classy.

8. Classy Custom Crochet Braid

Classy Custom Crochet Braid
Image: @braidsgang // Instagram

Looking for the right length? Go for this length, giving you this full-bodied style.

9. Micro Crochet Braid

Micro Crochet Braid
Image: @fauxlocs_only // Instagram

This is what I call a stress-free crochet braid, looking light with zero weight on the head. Who says you can’t rock crochet braid? Give this a try.

10. Shoulder Length Crochet Braid

Shoulder Length Crochet Braid
image: @locsbybisolamichal // Instagram

This is a classy shoulder-length crochet braid with zero stress of packing attached.

11. Passion Curly Crochet Braid

Passion Curly Crochet Braid
Image: @laurabeee_xo // Instagram

This is a “no leave-out” crochet braids style, so your natural hair is completely protected from whatever elements try to come your way.

12. Natural Goddess Crochet Braid

Natural Goddess Crochet Braid
Image: @danibabycham // Instagram

Go for length and a tight, uniform coil with this full-bodied style. You can wear it up, down, or a little bit of both and create even more looks with this flexible cascade of curls.

13. Soft Crochet Braid

Soft Crochet Braid
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Feeling like a princess with those edges. You can always decide to switch your packing style.

14. Color Mixture Crochet Braid

Color Mixture Crochet Braid
Image: @simplybyjessica // Instagram

This is a range of crochet textures and colors, honestly, at this rate, you can start giving yourself alter ego names with each new crochet look as you style it in different ways. 

15. Color Creativity Crochet Braid

Color Creativity Crochet Braid
image: @locsbybisolamichal // Instagram

Take your crochet style to the next level by going for some color and bounce.

16.  Raining Distressed Crochet Braid

Raining Distressed Crotchet Braid
Image: @vitaamariee // Instagram

A Crochet braid is the solution. Here you get sporty with this pixie look with big, soft, and piled long curls.

17. Havana Twist Crochet Braid

Beautiful crochet braid
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Havana twist is a great protective hairstyle for natural hair but this could take a long time to make which is why the crochet braid has been introduced to make this fun hairstyle easy and faster to install, this comes in beautiful colors and can last for a very long time.

18. Grey Mambo Twist Crochet Braid

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
Image: @fortheloveofcrochetbraids // Instagram

Mambo crochet braid is simply beautiful, they are made with loose tips to give you a unique way of styling and make maintenance very easy too. This is easy to install and compare to fizzing up a box braid, we are rooting for a soft loc instead.

19. Short Twist Crochet Braid

Beautiful crochet Braid
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Another fun crochet braid is the mambo twist crochet braid, this is lightweight and with just one easy styling method, you can rock it for all kinds of occasions.

20. Big Crochet Twist Braid

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
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This has a unique appeal to it and just like every other twist crochet, you can style it whichever way you want for all kinds of a bold looks, this is the crochet to install.

21. Short Havana Crochet Twist

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
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This comes with loose tips and protects your edges from damage as it is mostly installed to fall at the sides, it’s beautiful and comes in lots of nice colors to choose from.

22. Loose Crochet Braids

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
Source: Claudia

Make your crochet braid hairstyle more interesting with the new loose crochet braids, this has been designed to be interesting, and style it with colorful bands to make it look fancier.

23. Short Multi Crochet Braids

Crochet braid hairstyle idea

Multi-crochet is one of the well-known crochet types, lot of fascinating hairstyles can be achieved with multi-crochet, and the above is just one way to style it.

24. Dreadlock Crochet

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
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If you want to get dreadlocks but can’t take the time to grow them out or get them done then the fastest way to do this is through a crochet braid, it is gorgeous and simple.

25. Ponytail Curly Crochet Braid

Crochet braids
Image: @crochetbraids // Instagram

Ponytails are not just the best go-to hairstyles for ladies but the extension added at the base can be can add a unique look.

26. Long Curly Crochet Hairstyle

Crochet braids
Image: @inesbenyoussef // Instagram

This is one curly crochet hairstyle you would love to install for classy and elaborate events, this steps up the crochet game and you can give it aside or center parting just like any curly hair extension.

27. Half Braided Curly Hair Crochet

Crochet braids to try
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Braids in the front and get your crochet at the back, this is a pretty trendy hairstyle and quite fitting for anyone with a flair for crochets and cornrows.

28. Passion Twist Crochet Hairstyle

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
image: @hairbysusy // Instagram

You don’t have to sit for long hours to make passion twists anymore when there are crochets that are even more adorable. This is a new addition to crochet hairstyle ideas and it’s cool.

29. Dark Magenta Crochet Hairstyle

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
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If you are looking for a cool but classy look then this crochet hairstyle might be a perfect idea, this is a bold hair color and it compliments any skin tone with its filtering magenta hue.

30. Honey Brown Crochet Hairstyle

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
Image: @thedynamiteworld // Instagram

Level up your crochet hairstyle idea with this honey brown crochet hairstyle and just like every other crochet style, you can style it either center or half parted.

31. Jumbo Twist Crochet Hairstyle

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
Image: @neliabedilia // Instagram

Maintain a straight fashionable look with a jumbo twist crochet hairstyle and just like a jumbo braid, this is practically for any kind of look or outfit.

32. Short Blonde Crochet Hairstyle

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
Source: Pinterest

This blonde protective crochet hairstyle lets you experiment with a blonde color without having to change your hair color. This is a bold crochet hairstyle that is just as trendy and it is beautiful.

33. Red Multi Crochet Hairstyle

Crochet braids you need to try
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The red crochet hairstyle isn’t so bad after all, this look above just shows that this is simply the right kind of protective hairstyle to get when you need to pair it with elaborate makeup for a less intimidating look.

34. White Twist Crochet Hairstyle

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
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There are so many colorful crochets to choose from and white crochet saves you from getting your hair dyed, you can rather install a crochet braid till your mind is made up, it is super stylish and gives you just the look you want.

35. Senegalese Twist Crochet Hairstyle

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
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Here is another stunning crochet hairstyle idea just for you to rock, this is another trendy hairstyle you can’t help but love, keep your scalp hydrated at all times and get this crochet hairstyle to protect those edges.

36. Spring Curls Crochet With Braid

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
Image: @blvckhair_ng // Instagram

Spring crochet curls are even more beautiful and with a side braid to make it look more adorable, you are good to go.

37. Senegalese Crochet TwistCrochet braid hairstyle idea

Source: PinterestNothing stops you from getting a Senegalese twist now that all you have to do is install it as crochet, this is can be styled any way you want.

38. Dread Twist Crochet Hairstyle

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
Source: Pinterest

Keep it locked in and simple with short dread twist crochet.

39. Brown Ponytail Crochet Hairstyle

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
Image: @blvckhair_ng // Instagram

This is for those who like their crochets long and easy to style, this can be rolled into a bun or just let fall into a ponytail for a casual day out.

40. Curly Hair Crochets With Bangs

Crochet braid hairstyle idea
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Embrace your curls and find some interesting way to make them pop, this is a mini version of spring curls and for extra curls, you can separate the crochets into thin curls for a full look.

41. Short Box Braid Crochets

Crochet braid hairstyle ideas

A crochet hairstyle won’t be complete without a box braid crochet, they were the first choice of crochet for many before other styles were introduced and for a simple look, box braid crochets are the most suitable option.


Crochet braids are hair extensions that are crocheted into your hair and are known to save lots of time and effort, your hair is braided into a cornrow but instead of sewing in your extension, your braider uses crochet instead. Crochet braids are considered protective hairstyles and even though they are not damaging to hair, it is important to keep your hair healthy before it is braided down.

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