1\\ Grab a pony, and brush your hair smooth. Comb all of your hair back, or try to part it closer to the middle.
2\\ Grab your starting strands. One on each side and one right in the middle, all the same size. Don't grab a big clump of hair, only a layer or so. This is the technique you'll use through the braid, so I'll explain in more depth. Shelby had a hard time clearly showing all of them at once, so we took separate pictures.
3\\ Braid the strands two times loosely (over one, over again) and take another piece from the front of your hair, add it to your strand, and braid. Add a little with each strand. Like you would a french braid, but without taking back all of the hair. Take the outermost hair! It is important to KEEP IT LOOSE! This is what makes the pretty V shape.
And if your starting to question if this is really that different from a french braid, here is the visual: