Welcome. I'm glad you figured it all out on your own. Dreadlocks are the simplest hair style ever. Even simpler than a shaved head, because shaving requires time and effort to not nick yourself or miss a spot.
Locks just need to be washed and separated once in a while
welcome as u found out crochet just keeps them employed... creating the need for more and more crochet
all u ever needed \was to simply lose your comb
welcome read the dreaducation page b4 u start
Welcome to the forum.