The Dready Meet & Greet Post!

Discussion in 'Dreadlocks' started by Earthy Mama, Jan 3, 2005.

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  1. ivysmama

    ivysmama Member

    Ivy Lynn is her name, and she is seven months and one week!! She doesn't have enough hair yet to dread, and anyway, I think I'll let her decide... :) hehe
     
  2. natty dread

    natty dread Member

    my 3 years old natural dreadlocks and they getting longer they getting better :)
    (more pictures are in gallery)
     
  3. Your dread locks have always amazed me in every complexion of my mind!!! i want to touch them!
     
  4. Earthy Mama

    Earthy Mama Feel my wrath... ;)

    very beautiful :)
     
  5. natty dread

    natty dread Member

    Electricbuddha, one day
    :)
    Earthy Mama, thanks
     
  6. ArtLoveMusic

    ArtLoveMusic Senior Member

    natty your dreads are indeed very beautiful :)
     
  7. Flutterby

    Flutterby Member

    here we go... my before and after pics. The first is six months ago. The second was taken tonight. Big difference?


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  8. Flutterby

    Flutterby Member

    sorry about the size, i couldn't figure out how to make it smaller....
    check out my gallery, maybe you can see it better.
     
  9. natty dread

    natty dread Member

    Flutterby beutiful dreadlocks, i thought that you are girl from my space
     
  10. Flutterby

    Flutterby Member

    Thank you!I do have a page on myspace. If you do too, whay aren't we friends?!
     
  11. DancerAnnie

    DancerAnnie Resident Beach Bum

    Hey, I'm on myspace too!

    *Smiles*
     
  12. Flutterby

    Flutterby Member

    Let's all be friends! I'm Erin. Look for me!
     
  13. aswethink

    aswethink Member

    hey hey, knotty folk, im chris and ive had my semi-developing locks for almost 4 months now:eek: time sure goes quick, seems like there tightening up more an more recently tho.

    anywayz nice to be here:)
     
  14. sm0key42o8

    sm0key42o8 Senior Member

    Nice to have you my knotted brother!
     
  15. Glower Child

    Glower Child Member

    I like natural looking too, but I had poker-straight hair and stopped combing for a while, but nothing happened so I didn't have much choice. I backcombed, but in different sizes, a few at a time over a year, and just finished last week. That helps, as opposed to the more artifical gridding of equal sizes like I had the first time (and cut off in 6 months because I was desparate for any entry level job) I actually saved a bunch of those first ones and sewed them together as a little tree for a school project.

    As much as I liked buzzing my hair after that, I felt bad about never seeing out the dreads and had haunting dreams about them, so I went through that excruciating hair growing wait. Ugh. I couldn't do them all at once anyway because I had to serve at a crappy banquet facility at the time, so I hid one or two dreads pinned under the rest of my hair, but it's been interesting seeing many different dread stages simultaneously.

    As far as why, I've seen a lot of reasons why ppl do it, but I just love them and having them now reminds me of how I'm in a better place than before (although being halfway through college is a stage more scary than the classic high school scenario) because working at the landromat and school, I don't have to wear that damn bowtie and tight uniform or worry about anyone saying anything about my covering my messy hair with a bandana. Many of my dreads I also combed in to mark good occasions, although I can't remember which ones, but they're collectively a nice reminder.
     
  16. natty dread

    natty dread Member

    ha! lovely
     
  17. sm0key42o8

    sm0key42o8 Senior Member

    GlowerChild, I like how you dreaded to mark an occasion-ROCK ON. And welcome to the knotty forum.

    Happy Dreading & Jah Bless
     
  18. greetings all! my name is sarah, i used to be a frequent forum poster in the summer months, and i have decided to come back now! i have dreads as you probably would assume, and you people are an inspirattion to me.. I decorated with beads yesterday.. and i love them sooo much. I hope to chat with you all some and find out about your experiences. I am glad to have found this lovely forum.
     
  19. ArtLoveMusic

    ArtLoveMusic Senior Member

    Lunatic. Am i right in thinking you had suuuper long dreads before? and had a wikkid photo of your shaddow in a hat with all your dreadies??? :D
     
  20. they were super duper before, but something weird happened that i was unable to handle. and yes i had a picture with my shadow, but they were just hanging loose. I loved my shadow ever so much, and wastingthedawn did a good job of capturing when i asked her too.
     
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