Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Large Royal Earrings - Free Crochet Pattern

I have really enjoyed designing these motifs and creating earrings out of them. They look fantastic and I'm sure you could make them a variety of colors and have some amazing looking earrings!

Isn't this such a fun design!

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Size 7 crochet hook (I use this set)
Crochet Thread size 10 (I used Aunt Lydia's Crochet Thread, Size 10, in White)
Sewing needle

Works out to be about 3 inches wide using the materials listed.

Begin with Magic ring or Sliding loop.
Rnd 1: Ch 4 (this counts as dc and ch-1), *dc in loop, ch 1. Repeat from * ten more times. Join with sl st to third ch of beginning ch-4.  (12 dc)
Rnd 2: 
Sl st into next ch-1 sp, ch 3, dc2tog in same ch sp, ch 2 *dc3tog in next ch-1 sp, ch 5, dc3tog in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, dc3tog in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, repeat from *  three times around. Then sl st to top of ch-3. You should have four ch-5 spaces spaced out by two ch-2 spaces.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sc into next ch-2 sp, ch 1, [5 dc, 3-picot, 5 dc] in ch-5 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch-2 space, ch 4. Repeat from * three more times, then ch 1, join with a sl st to the beginning ch-1.
Fasten off