Crochet Teardrop Earring #2
Original Design by Moira Durano-Abesmo
A 30-Minute Earring to Crochet
This pair of earrings is my personal favorite. I love how the milky white thread harmonizes with the gray thread making this earring very elegant. I can imagine wearing it with a wedding gown or I'll just wear it to one of my friend's weddings so the bride can beg me to remove it and give it to her as a wedding present. LOL!
It's also my first time to change colors for my earrings, yet this will look superb even with just one color.
I hope you feel the same way I do.
Cover Hub: 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet
- 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet - A Collection of Free Crochet Motif Patterns
Since this pattern belongs to a series, some information are repeated. You can find the complete info on the MATERIALS, TOOLS, ASSEMBLY, and FINISHING for these earrings on this hub along with a list of all the patterns included in this series.
All the earrings in this series uses three strands of polyester sewing thread crocheted with #6 or 1.00mm steel hook. Since I used two colors (milky white and gray) for this pair, I needed six strands in all. But you can crochet this with just one color.
The complete list of materials can be seen on the cover hub.
How to Crochet PUFF Stitch?
- ch - chain
- dc - double crochet
- sl st - slip stitch
- tr - treble crochet
- htr - half-treble crochet (special stitch)
- hdc - half-double crochet
- st - stitch
Round 1: Ch 4, 23 dc in 1st ch, sl st to tp of ch-4, ch 4, TURN.
How to crochet htr: y o 2x, insert hook , y o, draw a loop through, y o, draw through 2 loops, y o, draw through remaining 3 loops.
Round 2: [(2tr) 2x,htr, (htr, dc), dc, 2 hdc, (2 hdc) in next st, hdc, dc, (2 htr)], tr, reverse instructions within [ ], sl st to top of ch-4, sl st in next tr, (optional: change color here) ch 1, TURN.
How to crochet puff: ( y o, insert hook, y o, draw a loop through) 4x, y o, draw through all loops on hook.
Round 3: (Ch 2, puff in same st, ch 1, sk 1 sst, sl st) 8x, 2 sl st, ch 1, sl st in same st, 2 sl st, repeat instructions within ( ) 7x.