How to Style Knot Braids + 11 Unique Ideas

Knot braids are so chic and unique. If you think that as far as braids go you’ve already seen everything, that is where you are wrong because we are here to teach you how to create another beautiful braid – the braids with knot. At first glimpse, this braid may look awfully hard to achieve, but with a little practice, you will become skillful after just a few attempts.


How to Do Knotted Braids

How to Do Knot Braids

Step 1: For someone who is trying to braid a knot braid for the first time, we suggest following the direction from the hairline to the crown of your head and starting with a triangular section.

Step 2: Separate that section into two strands and tie a knot, making it tight. Holding the ends of those strands in your right hand, from the left side of the head pull another piece of hair and tie another knot with the hair section from the right hand.

Step 3: Then hold the ends of the strands in your left hand and pull a strand from the right side and tie another knot. Repeat the process all the way to your ends, alternating the sides, and you will be braiding your perfect knot braids in no time!


Watch The Following Tutorial of How to Do A Knot Braid Hairstyle


Creative Knot Braided Hairstyles

Following are the most amazing knoted braid hairstyles that you will see trending in 2021. Try these hairstyles to make a statement with unique fashion!

1. Knot with a Ponytail

Knot Braid with a Ponytail

Once you’ve mastered the technique, try this more elegant version of the said braid.

Ideal for: Square and oval-shaped faces.

How to style: Finish braiding your knot braid right at the crown of your head and tie it. Then curl the low ponytail hair into romantic waves.


2. Braids with Knot for Beginners

knot braid hairstyles for women

Beginners should know that even if their knotted braid didn’t turn out exactly perfect, it can still look kinda great combined with urban and chic outfits!

Ideal for: All face types.

How to style: Leaving it a little bit messy has its charms.


3. Four Strand Braid

Four Strand Knot Braid for Girls

Those who want to show off their skill and create something really special should definitely try this four strand braids with knots.

Ideal for: Square and oval-shaped faces.

How to style: Similarly to the previous one.


4. Half Updo Braids

Half Updo with Knot Braids

Those romantic girls who are patient and creative enough to wear a knot braiding on an everyday basis will find this half up half down style just adorable.

Ideal for: All face shapes.

How to style: From one side of the head, start braiding two-knotted braids, and tie them with a hairband after 6-7 knots. Take one piece of hair from the other side and wrap it gently around where you’ve tied the knotted braids so that you get an asymmetrical half-updo as shown on the picture.


5. Braided Updo

Knot Braid Updo for Women

This is probably not a hairstyle to wear to work every day. Except maybe if your work includes appearing on the red carpet. Otherwise, you can use it as an inspiration for a special night out or some other special occasion.

Ideal for: Oval and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Incorporate the knot hair braid into an elegant low updo. Be careful to make it sleek and neat to achieve that chic yet simple look.


6. Knotted Pull-through Braid

Want something more extra for your braid hairstyle? Try pulling the strands outwards so that the whole hairstyle looks more grandiose.

Ideal for: Square and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Once you’ve braids with knot, try gently and neatly pulling out the outer strands to stretch them and achieve this rich and original braid.


7. Celtic Knot

Celtic Knot Braided Hairstyle

A Celtic knot is a special trick in the hairstyling world. Maybe it doesn’t look like a real braid, but the technique is the same, and it looks so elegant.

Ideal for: Round and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: To practice mastering a Celtic knotted braid, we suggest keeping the rest simple. Just make sure that all the hair from the sides of the head is in the knot, and once you’ve made it, you can curl gentle waves from the rest of the length.


8. Celtic Braided Ponytail

knot braid hairstyles

Celtic knots look better than any hair clips. So why wouldn’t you try this beautiful decorative ponytail enhanced with Celtic knot braids?

Ideal for: Round and oval-shaped faces.

How to style: This gorgeous ponytail with Celtic knots can be enhanced by nice hairbands, preferably in a similar color to your hair color so that everything looks natural.


9. Romantic Flower Braids

Thinking of a good hairstyle for brides and bridesmaids is not the easiest thing in the world. But we know this – we love them romantic and sensual. And for those of you who like updos, this one will take your breath away.

Ideal for: Round and square-shaped faces.

How to style: This romantic knot braid updo is a challenge to the most skillful of hairstylists, but once they’ve succeeded, the results will swipe you off of your feet. And once they’re done, you can decorate the knots with little flowers, pearls or other accessories of your choice.


10. Knotted Crown Braid

Knotted Crown Braid for Women

If you think French headband braids are just adorable, add the knot braided headband style to your collection of favorites.

Ideal for: Round and oval-shaped faces.

How to style: Start braiding from the crown of your head all the way around, just like a typical French or fishtail braid.


11. Loose Braid

Loose Knot Braid Hairstyle

Why should hair extensions only be used for those typical long straight hairstyles? Here’s an idea of a modern twist to the use of hair extensions that includes a knot braid!

Ideal for: Square and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Tie your hair into a medium-high ponytail, making sure that you leave it relaxed bangs falling loosely around your face. Braid the ponytail using really big chunks of hair. After a few knots, tie it with a hair band.


Whether you are just looking for something fun and new to try out in your spare time, or you want a very original hairstyle for a special occasion, hopefully, some of these knot braided hairstyles served as an inspiration.

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