Crochet Circle Earring #7
Original Design by Moira Durano-Abesmo
Table of Contents
- Cover Hub: 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet
- Skills Required
- Crochet Pattern
- Note on Assembly and Finishing
Copyright © August 2013. All Rights Reserved
A 30-Minute Earring to Crochet
It's been a year since I last crocheted some earrings. But while I was hopelessly lining up for voter's registration, inspiration came.
I immediately sketched simple designs on my notebook. This is one of those designs. Its funny I didn't think of this one before given its simplicity.
Though simple in construction, this pair is a classic.
Cover Hub: 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet
- 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet - A Collection of Free Crochet Motif Patterns
This crochet pattern is part of a series of earrings that can be crocheted in about 30 minutes. Complete information about the materials and tools, as well as the finishing and assembly of this crochet project can be found on this hub.
Motif only - diameter: 3.5 cm
- Chain, double crochet, slip stitch
- Working in rounds
Is this earring a classic?
Like most earrings in this series, No. 7 is also crocheted from three strands of polyester sewing thread featuring various shades of pink and violet.
The previous earrings in the series is crocheted using 1.00-mm steel hook, but this one uses 2.00-mm hook for a lacier effect.
Tapestry needle, long-nose pliers, and fish hooks are required as well for this earrings.
- Ch - chain
- Dc - double crochet
- Sl st - slip stitch
- Sk - skip
Ch 10, sl st into ring.
Round 1: Ch 3, 39 dc in ring, sl st to top of ch-3.
Round 2: (Ch 5, sk 2 dc, sl st in next dc) 13x, ch 5, sl st to top of ch-3.
Break off and weave in ends.
Note on Assembly and Finishing
It's more prudent to harden the motif first before attaching it to fish hooks. That way, the motif can maintain its circular shape.
It tends to elongate if attached to fish hooks before hardening it. The weight of the glue stretches it.
Yet in the end, its your decision whether you want an elongated motif.