If you're making one of my Severus Snape or Lucius Malfoy dolls, do have a look at this step-by-step guide to creating the perfect doll's hair on my sister blog, Knit For Victory.
Warning: does contain graphic shots of crochet hooks being inserted into the back of Severus Snape's head. Ouch. Told you. Sorry. All this pain is worth it in the end, trust me.