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10 Flattering Short Crochet Hairstyles to Try in 2024

Short crochet hairstyles can be especially chic, especially in warmer months when you don’t want a bunch of extra hair making you sweat. In this article, we will look at ten different short crochet hairstyles that you must try!

Crochet Hairstyles for Short Hair

With the summer months approaching, you may be searching for a new protective hairstyle that’s quick, easy, and cool.

Sew-in weaves can be hot and a bit itchy, especially if you spend a good amount of time in the heat or working out in the gym.

Singles or box braids are gorgeous, but to get them done you have to spend at least half a day sitting in a chair getting your hair pulled in all directions.

Key Things to Know

  • Short crochet hairstyles are usually very lightweight and are great for those who want to keep their scalp cool. 
  • Many short crochet hairstyles are very voluminous even though they are lightweight. 
  • Crochet braids take an average of 2-3 hours to do. 
  • There are many different colors and textures of crochet hair, so the sky’s the limit!

Crochet braid hairstyles are such a great alternative to sew-ins and single braids! They don’t deprive your scalp of fresh air, and they don’t take all day to get done. And, the best thing is that there is so much variety when it comes to short crochet hair.

1. Crochet Stacked Bob with Ringlets

crochet stacked bob

This short crochet hairstyle is cute and classy. These spirals are cut into a stacked bob, with short layers throughout the head. The piecey bangs and face-framing layers draw attention to the eyes and facial features, while the layers throughout the rest of the cut provide volume and body.

The short layers in this hairstyle also make it very lightweight, which is perfect for those who want volume without bulk. 

2. Asymmetrical Crochet Bob with Large Single Braids

asymmetrical crochet braided bob

This crochet braid hairstyle is chic, edgy, and stylish. The large single braids are styled into an asymmetrical bob with a deep side part.

Of course, the great thing about crochet braids is that the part can be versatile, so this protective hairstyle can most likely be parted to either side or down the middle.

I also have to mention the stylish hair jewelry, which looks absolutely stunning on these braids. 

3. Short Layered Passion Twists

short layered crochet passion twists

This crochet hairstyle is fun and unique. Passion twists are definitely in style, and for good reason! They are gorgeous!

Also, the layers in this style add lots of lightweight volume and body, which only accentuates the deep side part and the highlighted bang area.

With virtually a crochet hairstyle, you can add pieces of highlighted or colored hair throughout your hairstyle. 

4. Wavy Ombré Bob

short wavy crochet hairstyle

This crochet hairstyle is a great alternative to a sew-in weave. The sleek waves are cut beautifully into a layered, neck-length bob that is both elegant and trendy. The deep side part adds height to this style, providing the perfect amount of volume.

Let’s not forget to mention the gorgeous silver to golden ombré color that is perfect for those who want their crochet hair to blend well with their natural grays.

5. Cornrows to Crochet Curls

short cornrows to crochet curls

This crochet hairstyle is fun, cute, and altogether gorgeous. The braided design in the front serves the two-fold purpose of adding style while also drawing the hair away from the face.

The honey-caramel colored curls both contrast with and complement the cornrows. This style is perfect for you if you would like to keep your hair out of your face, but still want some voluminous curls. 

6. Crochet Fohawk 

short crochet frohawk

This fohawk crochet hairstyle is super edgy, fun, and lightweight! This style can be done with only your natural hair, or with crochet hair.

The twists on the sides complement the twisted curls in the mohawk area, but they can also be replaced with three-strand cornrows if desired. This hairstyle is great for those who want to keep cool this summer, in more ways than one! 

7. Chin-Length Butterfly Twists

short crochet hairstyle with butterfly twists

This crochet hairstyle sports shiny, chin-length passion twists. This is a great hairstyle for you if you like volume without weight.

The short layers of this cut taper down sharply to the bottom edge of the hairstyle, which maximizes the height and minimizes the thickness and weight around the neck. This hairstyle is gorgeous and easy. What more could you ask for?

8. Red Ombré Curls

short ombre crochet hairstyle

This crochet hairstyle is just wow! Everything about this Afro hairstyle is gorgeous: the length, the color, the curls, and the skillful way in which it was done.

Ear-length bobs are a great way to elongate their face as the face extends past the hair, creating the illusion of hair length.

And, let’s not forget to mention this ombré red color! If you want to go bold and voluminous without adding extra length, this is the style for you. 

9. A-Line Crochet Locs

short crochet faux locs

We can’t forget to mention crochet faux locs. This a-line crochet hairstyle showcases beautiful, kinky faux locs that are both elegant and chic. If you want faux locs but don’t like the idea of sitting in a salon chair for hours upon hours, this is a great option for you.

Also, crochet faux locs are usually very lightweight, despite their dense appearance. This is a super low-maintenance, fun hairstyle that you won’t regret trying.

10. Havana Twists

short crochet hairstyle with havana twists

This collarbone-length, crochet hairstyle is sleek, yet voluminous. Havana twists are absolutely stunning and are usually lightweight as well. The deep side part in this hairstyle adds lots of volume, and gives the illusion of layers. If you love volume without the frizz, this is a great crochet style for you. 

In Summary

Crochet braids are easy, versatile, and stylish. They allow your scalp to breathe (very important during the hot summer months), and they are quick and easy to do. Hopefully, this article has given you some great ideas for your next short crochet hairstyle!