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Crochet Teardrop Earring #4

Teardrop Earring #4

Teardrop Earring #4

Original Design by Moira Durano-Abesmo

A 30-Minute Earring to Crochet

This is the most solid design in the series because most of the patterns in these series are delicate in nature. However, it is just as elegant as the rest of the 30-minute earrings.

I even think its more regal than all the rest. But that's just me.

Cover Hub: 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet

Close up on the motif

Close up on the motif

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Dc, hdc, tr, dtr, trtr, hdtr*, htr*, puff*
  • Working in rounds

*special stitches defined in within Crochet Pattern

MATERIALS:

Like all earrings in this series, this too is crocheted with 3 strands of polyester sewing thread. This one uses the 2 strands of milky white and 1 strand of golden yellow sewing threads.

How to Crochet PUFF Stitch?

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • Y o – yarn over
  • Ch – chain
  • Sc – single crochet
  • Dc – double crochet
  • Hdc – half-double crochet
  • Tr – treble crochet
  • Htr* - half treble crochet
  • Dtr – double treble crochet
  • Hdtr* - half double-treble crochet
  • Sp – space
  • Sl st – slip stitch

*special stitches defined in within Crochet Pattern

CROCHET PATTERN:

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//Pattern Begins//

Round 1: Ch 5, (dc in 1st ch, ch 1) 11x, sl st to 4th ch of ch-5, ch 1, TURN.

How to crochet puff: ( y o, insert hook, y o, draw a loop through) 4x, y o, draw through all loops on hook.

Round 2: Sc in same st, puff in ch-1 sp, (sc in dc, puff in ch-1 sp) 11x, sl st to 1st sc, ch 1, TURN.

Round 3: (Ch 2, sc in sc) 12x, sl st to turning ch, ch 3, TURN.

How to crochet htr: y o 2x, insert hook , y o, draw a loop through, y o, draw through 2 loops, y o, draw through remaining 3 loops.

How to crochet hdtr: y o 3x, insert hook, y o, draw a loop through, (y o, draw through 2 loops) 2x, y o, draw through remaining 3 loops.

Round 4: [4 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in sc, 3 dc in ch-2 sp, hdc in sc, 2 hdc in ch-2 sp, hdc in sc, 3 hdc in ch-2 sp, dc in sc, 3 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in sc, (htr, tr, hdtr) in next ch-2 sp], dtr in sc, repeat instructions enclosed in [ ] in reverse, sl st to top of turning ch.

Fasten off.

//Pattern Ends//

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I LOVE COMMENTS!

Moira Durano-Abesmo (author) from Sagay, Camiguin, Philippines on February 28, 2012:

Thank you Tina! I just really love earrings so much. I'm so happy that these designs are well-received.

Maraming salamat for sharing my hub. I believe I got more followers because of that. Thanks a lot!

Tina Siuagan from Rizal, Philippines on February 28, 2012:

I love the color and pattern Moira! You're really talented in this. More designs please! Your works are so pleasing to look at. :D

Voted up and sharing. :D