Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Free Crochet Pattern: Long Granny Dangle Earrings

Pattern for long earrings made from 2 different granny squares


Materials Needed:
*1 pair ear wires
*1 pair 4mm jump rings to match ear wires
*ball of size 10 crochet cotton thread. (one ball will make many pairs of earrings)

Tools Needed:
size 1 / 2.75mm crochet hook
jewelry pliers


You will need to know:
basic jewelry techniques (opening and closing loops)
double crochet
Chains
working in the round



Gauge:
Small Square: 4 cm corner to corner
Large Square: 6 cm corner to corner

Size: hangs 4 inches long from ear wire, and 6 cm wide

Notes:
*do not turn
*joins are made with a sl st
*ch 3 counts as 1 dc throughout.

Pattern:

Small Square (make 2):

Row 1: working in adjustable loop, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 2,join (12 dc)

Row 2: sl stitch to first ch, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1 (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, join, (24 dc)

fasten off, weave in ends.

Large Diamond (make 2):
Rows 1-2: make small diamond, do not fasten off

Row 3: sl st to corner, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch sp, ch 1, join, (36 dc)

fasten off, weave in ends

 Assembly:

attach jump rings and ear wires through the corner spaces.
assemble as shown in diagram below



To see more patterns look through this blog, or visit OneStitchDesigns.com

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    1. please do not spam this blog with your massed produced things.

      and crochet can't be done by a machine. the "crochet" machines make a crappy version of the simplest items. The crochet items in catalogs are made in third world countries where people make peanuts for their work.

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