Since a lot of you appear to be fairly new, I thought you might not be familiar with this video. I still get about the best results clipping mine similar to this, with either duckbill clips
or jaw clips - often some of both. Crisscrossing doesn't work as well for me, but maybe I'm just a klutz.
Click on the link in Shellynot's original post then click on Styling Videos. There also follows a lot of discussion about it in the link above.