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Crochet Circle Earrings #3
Original Design by Moira Durano-Abesmo
Copyright © January 31, 2012. All Rights Reserved
A 30-Minute Earring to Crochet
The 8th piece in my 30-Minute earring series is what I was working on when a monstrous flood hit our city, devastating everything in our little house. Originally, I crocheted it using shades of beige, but that got lost in the mud that was left by the flood.
There was no electricity that night due to the storm signal. But I kept crocheting in flickering candlelight and that's what saved us from spending the night shivering in our wet clothes.
Thanks be to God for using crochet to save my family!
Cover Hub: 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet
- 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet - A Collection of Free Crochet Motif Patterns
If you plan to make this earrings, be sure to check out this hub for it contains all other information needed to complete this project such as MATERIALS, TOOLS, ASSEMBLY and FINISHING.
The earrings in this pattern collection all use 3 strands of ordinary sewing thread. For this particular pair of earrings I used the same color of thread - dark gray.
Skill Level: EASY
- ch - chain
- sl st - slip stitch
- tr - treble stitch
- sc - single crochet
- sp - space
- sts - stitches
- lsc - long or extended single crochet (see the link and video that follows)
How to Long Single Crochet
Special Stitch: Long Single Crochet (lsc)
- Long Single Crochet (lsc) Illustrated
This webpage contains ILLUSTRATIONS and INSTRUCTIONS how to do the long single crochet.
Foundation Ring: Ch 8, sl st to form ring. Ch 7, DO NOT TURN.
Round 1: (Tr in next ch, ch 3) 8x, sl st to 4th ch of ch-7, ch 1, TURN.
Round 2: (4 sc in ch-3 sp, sc on tr) 8x, sl st to 1st sc, ch 1, TURN.
All lsc's will be anchored to Round-1 stitches.
Round 3: (5 lsc in ch-3 sp, sc on next visible sc preferably in line with tr) 8x, sl st to 1st lsc, ch 1, TURN.
Round 4: (lsc on tr, 5 lsc on ch-3 sp) 8x, sl st to 1st lsc, ch 8, TURN.
Round 5: (sk 2 sts, tr, ch 4) 15x, sl st to 4th ch of ch-8.