Sorry for the delay with the alphabet series. We were having too much fun with Halloween & I was busy sewing my heart out for a week – but now we’re back in business!
This one is pretty straight forward I think. Part the hair straight down the middle and down to the ears & make little pony tails.
**Be sure to get the pony tails further back on the head or you can’t see the top line of the I when you are done. So I parted further back by her ear. **
Once you have your 2 ponies, part the rest of the hair down the middle.
Make 2 more ponies that sit low & far apart at the base of the neck.
Here is where you can do what you want. I did this with puff braids one time, but didn’t like it as much, so we opted for rope/twist braids. Make one in each ponytail & then combine them in the middle with a rubber band.
Make a rope/twist braid out of the 1 ponytail you now have in the middle & go down as far as your 2 ponytails at the bottom sit. Secure it with another rubber band.
Divide the hair underneath that rubberband back in half and make a rope/twist braid out of each half. You will pull each one over & secure it into the ponytails at the base of the neck for the bottom portion of the I.
You are done once you’ve combined the twists into the bottom ponytails. There are probably a couple other ways you could do this – pulling the bottom ponytails in like I did the top ponytails, and then you’d just have 1 ponytail hanging down when you are all done. But this is what we ended up with!
If you need a few bobby pins up across the top of the I under the twists to support it you can just slip them underneath the twists and it will make it not sag on top if that ends out being a problem.
And in keeping with tradition – the letter I in sign language!
Bee kept talking about needing a “dot on the i” so if you are wanting a lower case one, you’d need to do it different obviously. I did one a couple years back for my SITS day and you can check it out here – but I think if I did the lower case “I” again, I’d do it a bit differently. Anyway, it’s there to look at if you are interested, but I didn’t do a tutorial on that one. Be sure to check out all the other fun letters in our ABC hair series HERE! And as always, we love when you share them on our Facebook page!