Free Crochet Pattern: Mama's DC Earrings
It's such a wonder how a simple crochet disc trimmed with a bit of color and a silver cross could look so lovely as a jewelry! This is a very simple crochet project that you can give as a gift to a fashionable loved one. Click here for all my FREE CROCHET PATTERNS.
(I named it after my mother because I made her cry the night I made this. I made it known to her the heartaches I had considering how differently she treated me and my other siblings, a case known as Middle Child Syndrome. I felt that it probably hit her hard because she never thought I felt that way about how she did things. Don't get me wrong, my mom is a good mother. She just wasn't as fair. It must be hard to be fair when you have 5 kids to attend to. It's so easy to have a favorite.)
This is the only crochet book I have and my crochet conventions are based on what I found here. Yeah, it features a lot of other needlework art, which is great for inspiration whenever I ran out of things to crochet.
A - the very first ch made
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
lsc - long single crochet (click here for instructions)
What You Need
- metal rings
- fish hooks (for earrings)
- lobster lock
- cross open-heart pendant (can be substituted with other cross pendant that is suitable to the size of your crochet disc
- snowy-white yarn (I used plarn*)
- pastel-colored yarn (I fell in love with this green plarn*)
*Plarn – yarn derived from plastic bags. Click here to learn the methods of making plarn.
Crochet Instructions for Mama's Disc
With white yarn:
Round 1: Ch 2, 5 sc in A, sl st to 1st sc. Ch 1, turn.
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc. 10 sc in all, sl st to 1st sc. Ch 1, turn.
Round 3: (Sc in sc, lsc in A)10x, sl st to 1st sc.
Break off and weave in ends. Attach pastel colored yarn.
Round 4: Sl st all around. Weave in ends.