Sometimes we all just need a quick project. There’s something so great about whipping up a project in a day, don’t you think? These quick and easy crochet earrings are so fun to make! I easily made a pair in one day.
I’ve provided 2 contrasting earring patterns: one in pastel colors, and one in bright colors. However, the possibilities are endless, so find a color combination that works for you!
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The yarn I used for these is Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread. This thread is so much fun. There are tons of beautiful colors that you can combine in so many different ways!
Now: don’t get scared off because these earrings are made from thread. I know it can be daunting for some people. And I’ll be honest—thread isn’t my favorite thing in the world either. However, thread is worst when you make a big project. These earrings are super quick and easy, so you will not have a problem using the thread to whip up the little motifs.
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Ready to make these cuties for yourself? They’re the perfect summer style!
Quick and Easy Crochet Earrings
By Desert Blossom Crafts
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- There is a different pattern for the pastel and the bright motif. After the instructions for each there will be instructions for finishing both at the end.
- Both patterns are worked in the round, joining at the end of each round (unless otherwise specified)
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- Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet Thread (size 10)
- 2.5mm crochet hook
- Yarn needle
Approximately 1 1/2” in diameter
Rnd 1: Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 1). (Dc in 5th ch from hook, ch 1) 9 times. Join with a sl st to 4rd ch of beg ch 5. Fasten Off.
Rnd 2: Join new color with a sl st in any dc. Ch 2 (counts as hdc.) Hdc in same dc. (hdc in next ch-sp, 2 hdc in next dc) 9 times. Hdc in last ch sp, join with sl st to beginning ch 2. Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Join new color with a sc in any hdc. Sc in each hdc around. Join with a sl st in first sc. Ch 5, sl st in same sc. (earring loop made). Sl st in next hdc, fasten off. Weave in ends.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in ea st around. Join with sl st to first sc, fasten off. (12 sc)
Rnd 3: Join new color with a sl st in any sc. Ch 1 (does not count as sc). (Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around, fasten off. (18 sc)
Rnd 4: Join new color with a sl st in any sc. Ch 3 (counts as a dc), dc in same st. (Ch 1, sk next dc, 2 dc in next dc) 8 times. Ch 1, sl st to beginning ch 3. Fasten off.
Rnd 5: Join new color with a sc in any ch-sp. Sc in same ch-sp again, sc in next 2 dc. (2 sc in ch sp, sc in next 2 dc) around. Join with a sl st to first sc. Ch 5, sl st in same st (earhook loop made). Sl st in next sc, fasten off and weave in ends.
Finishing for both motifs:
- Block your finished motifs. I recommend using wet blocking. This will stiffen up the earrings so they hold their shape when you wear them! Find my tutorial on this here.
- Attach an ear-hook. Open the bottom with pliers, then slide it through the 3rd ch of the ch-5 loop, and close.
I hope you enjoyed this pattern! I had so much fun designing it! To view more of my free patterns, click here.
If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to email me, [email protected]
— Rachel 🙂
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