Crochet Diamond Earring #2
Original Crochet Design by Moira Durano-Abesmo
Copyright © December 16, 2011. All Rights Reserved
A 30-Minute Earring to Crochet
This is the second piece for for 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet series.
For my husband, this is his favorite because it reminds him of lace-trimmed panties! Such a naughty mind! But it does remind me of such things, too.
This pattern's highlight is the use of puffs and a lace edging to create texture. The puffs are not that visible though. It must be because this is crocheted quite loosely and then it's brushed with glue making it more flat. The color must be a factor, too. If it were light-toned, the puffs would be more visible.
Cover Hub: 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet
- 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet - A Collection of Free Crochet Motif Patterns
Please refer to this hub for a complete list of all the patterns in this series. This also contains all the information on MATERIALS and TOOLS required for this project. The ASSEMBLY and FINISHING are also detailed on this hub.
I will only list the thread used in this project. Please refer to the cover hub for a complete set of MATERIALS and TOOLS needed for this crocheted earrings.
2 purple and 1 black polyester sewing thread crocheted with #10 steel hook
Skill Level: EASY
This measurements only refer to the crocheted motif and not the whole earring.
Length: 5 cm
Width: 4 cm
How to Crochet a Puff Stitch?
- y o - yarn over
- ch - chain
- sl st - slip stitch
- sc - single crochet
- sp - space
- dc - double crochet
- sk - skip
Special Stitch: PUFF
(Y o, insert hook in st, draw a loop through) 4x, draw through all loops on hook
Foundation Ring: Ch 24, sl st to form ring. Ch 1, DO NOT TURN.
Round 1: (Puff, ch 3, sc, ch 1, sk 1 ch, puff, ch 2, sk 1 sc, ch2) 4x, sl st to 1st puff. Ch 1, TURN.
Round 2: [2 sc in ch sp, sc on sc, sc in ch sp, sc on puff, sc on ch-sp, sc on sc, 2 sc in ch sp, (sc, ch 1, sc) on puff] 4x, sl st to 1st sc, TURN.
Round 3: [Ch 3, dc, in ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk 1 sc, sl st, (ch 3, sk 1 sc, dc, ch 3, sk 1 sc, sl st) 2x] 4x.