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Free Crochet Pattern - Lucky Crab Stitch Earrings
Originally, I simply wanted an outline of a circle for the motif ofmy earring. But I ran out of silver radiant yarn, so I had to innovate. I twisted the remaining chains al sl stiched the last crab stitch to the first. It worked well!
This motif works so perfectly as an earring, as well as a key chain or cell phone charm.
Like everything (almost everything) I crochet, these earrings are made with plarn. In this case, its transparent plarn plied with silver radiant yarn. Plarn is yarn derived from plastic bags. I wrote articles about the methods of making plarn and how to condition it for knit/crochet. You can find all my beautiful free patterns here.
You need something like this for the earrings.
Materials and Tools
- small amount of yarn
- 1 pair fish hooks
- suitable crochet hook
ch - chain
sl st - slip stitch
rsc - crab stitch or reverse single crochet
Measurements will vary depending on the yarn used.
How to do a Crab Stitch/ Reverse Single Crochet?
Ch 20, sl st to form ring.
Ch 1, 13 rsc. TURN.
TWIST the remaining chains, sl st the last rsc to the first rsc.
Ch 1, break off and weave in ends.
- Make 2 Lucky Crab Stitch Motif.
- Attach each motif directly to the fish hooks
- Viola! Gorgeous earrings for you!
Other Options: Key Chain/ Cell Phone Charm Assembly
- Make a Lucky Crab Stitch Motif.
- Attach to a metal ring.
- Attach metal ring to a key chain or charm chain.