Viking Braid Tutorial

Viking Braid Tutorial
1. Part a section of hair on the smaller half of a side part from crown to behind the ear.

Viking Braid Tutorial
2. Dutch braid this section (crossing strands under middle and adding hair)

Viking Braid Tutorial
3. Once all of the hair in the section has been added to the braid, continue braiding to the bottom and secure with an elastic.

Viking Braid Tutorial
4. Pancake the braid by tugging on the elbows of the braid and stretching them.

Viking Braid Tutorial
5. Secure the hair and the braid into a ponytail.

Viking Braid Tutorial
6. Wrap the ponytail using a small section of hair from the ponytail and secure with a hair pin.

Viking Braid Tutorial
7. Release the regular braid from the dutch braid (without letting go of the section).

Viking Braid Tutorial
8. Braid the hair that was previously part of the dutch braid as a inverted fishtail (Same as a regular fishtail but taking sections from the middle and crossing under).

Viking Braid Tutorial
9. Secure fishtail with an elastic.

Viking Braid Tutorial
10. Pancake fishtail.

Viking Braid Tutorial
11. Finish with hairspray if desired.
How to do a Viking Braid
A great big thank you to @mybraidposts for creating this beautiful tutorial for us!