im new here so hello everybody.
my dreads are currently 1.5 years old, they were made and maintained with crochet at the salon. They are extremely hard and stiff, but i didn't really care cause my hair are very very thick and i had a lot of them. recently i've decided its time maybe to make them be a liitle more loose since they are close to wires. i started to tighten them the way this guy do (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jssSBcBhQ5Q) but after few minuets my fingers were literally full of blood. i really dont want to cut them but i would like to have loose dreads which are... well look at this photo, its horizontal...:/