Friday, September 7, 2012

Round Earrings - Free Crochet Pattern

These simple round earrings are super stylish for the fashionista. They aren't obnoxiously huge, so these aren't statement earrings, but they add a soft touch to your outfit. It also helps that they're SO EASY to make!

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Size 7 crochet hook (This is the set I use)
Crochet Thread size 10 (I used Aunt Lydia's Cotton Thread Size 10 - Black)
Sewing needle
Earring findings (Here's a great starter kit!)

Round Nose Pliers (I highly recommend this kind of pliers when working with earring findings!)

Works out to be about 1.2 inches wide using the materials listed.

Begin with sliding loop
Rnd 1: ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1), *dc in ring, ch 1; repeat from * ten more times.  Join w ith slip stitch to third ch of ch-4. sl st in next ch-1 sp (12 dc)
Rnd 2: ch 3, dc2tog in same space, ch 1 * dc3tog in next ch-1 sp, ch 3; repeat from * ten more times. Join with sl st to top of ch-3, sl st in next ch-3 space.