I used to do something similar as a kid. I think I called it a topsy tail or something odd like that, only I stopped at step 3 or so.
Messy Fishtail Braid for Long Hair. To get this look take your standard fish tail braid, connect it with a hair tie and pull it apart for this loose casual look.
Twisted fishtail half up hairstyle. Pull back front sides into a clear elastic pony and then twist. The braid into fish tail.