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Crochet Diamond Earring #2

Moira has been crocheting since she was 14 years old. She loves experimenting with small crochet projects.

Crochet Diamond Earring #2 - I know the puffs are not that visible, but there are puffs there. =)

Crochet Diamond Earring #2 - I know the puffs are not that visible, but there are puffs there. =)

This is how it looks from this angle. What a boring shot!

This is how it looks from this angle. What a boring shot!

This one's more interesting.

This one's more interesting.

Original Crochet Design by Moira Durano-Abesmo

Copyright © December 16, 2011. All Rights Reserved

A 30-Minute Earring to Crochet

This is the second piece for for 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet series.

For my husband, this is his favorite because it reminds him of lace-trimmed panties! Such a naughty mind! But it does remind me of such things, too.

This pattern's highlight is the use of puffs and a lace edging to create texture. The puffs are not that visible though. It must be because this is crocheted quite loosely and then it's brushed with glue making it more flat. The color must be a factor, too. If it were light-toned, the puffs would be more visible.

Cover Hub: 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet

MATERIALS:

I will only list the thread used in this project. Please refer to the cover hub for a complete set of MATERIALS and TOOLS needed for this crocheted earrings.

2 purple and 1 black polyester sewing thread crocheted with #10 steel hook

Skill Level: EASY

This pattern would have been great for a beginner if it didn't have puffs. But if you're a brave beginner, there's a video anyway.

This pattern would have been great for a beginner if it didn't have puffs. But if you're a brave beginner, there's a video anyway.

MEASUREMENTS:

This measurements only refer to the crocheted motif and not the whole earring.

Length: 5 cm

Width: 4 cm

How to Crochet a Puff Stitch?

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • y o - yarn over
  • ch - chain
  • sl st - slip stitch
  • sc - single crochet
  • sp - space
  • dc - double crochet
  • sk - skip

Special Stitch: PUFF

Crochet Instructions:

(Y o, insert hook in st, draw a loop through) 4x, draw through all loops on hook

CROCHET PATTERN:

//Pattern begins//

Foundation Ring: Ch 24, sl st to form ring. Ch 1, DO NOT TURN.

Round 1: (Puff, ch 3, sc, ch 1, sk 1 ch, puff, ch 2, sk 1 sc, ch2) 4x, sl st to 1st puff. Ch 1, TURN.

Round 2: [2 sc in ch sp, sc on sc, sc in ch sp, sc on puff, sc on ch-sp, sc on sc, 2 sc in ch sp, (sc, ch 1, sc) on puff] 4x, sl st to 1st sc, TURN.

Round 3: [Ch 3, dc, in ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk 1 sc, sl st, (ch 3, sk 1 sc, dc, ch 3, sk 1 sc, sl st) 2x] 4x.

Fasten off.

//Pattern Ends//

understated-elegance-crochet-earrings

I LOVE COMMENTS!

Moira Durano-Abesmo (author) from Sagay, Camiguin, Philippines on February 17, 2012:

Yeah right, I'd love that. I've always wanted to be a princess anyway. LOL!

Tina Siuagan from Rizal, Philippines on February 16, 2012:

Alright. Guess I have to call you Princess Moira from now on.

Your Crochet Highness. Hehehehe!

Moira Durano-Abesmo (author) from Sagay, Camiguin, Philippines on February 16, 2012:

Thank you, Singer Nurse. I'll push through with it in the future.

As for the fan mail you left me naming me as Queen of Philippine Crochet, I don't think I deserve that. Mimi Alelis deserves that. I can be the Princess of Philippine Crochet, though. LOL!

Tina Siuagan from Rizal, Philippines on February 16, 2012:

You push through with that business in mind kabayan! You are very talented and creative woman. I can't make crochets like that. I used to make some in yarn but I swear I forgot how I did them back then, now that I try to recall. Hahahaha! :)

Wonderful hub. Looking forward to more of your designs. :)

Moira Durano-Abesmo (author) from Sagay, Camiguin, Philippines on December 17, 2011:

How I wish I'd have the balls to have a business selling these! But I think having a business will take me away from designing which I love more.

Hubpages let me earn well, so I'd probably stick to designing than selling.

Thanks for your appreciation!

Josiefuentes from Aldie, VA on December 16, 2011:

these are amazing! i hope you have business!

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