Calling it quits
might as well since over half my hair didn't even dread or knot in any way
Best to wait for Soaring to next come online and he will give you some links to problems with crocheted dreads and what you can do about it but take it from someone that went through the same thing. I ended up combing them all out and was so much happier. I would definitely think about combing yours out.
Standard models, regardless of the type of filler, at first glance seem comfortable and soft. But their use in cases where the pillow is chosen incorrectly is dangerous because the cervical spine is constantly in the wrong, excessively curved position and can gradually become deformed. Looking for a good orthopedicpillow for the spine, because I'm so sick and tired of the constant stiffness.