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Crochet Teardrop Earring #5

Teardrop Earring #5 in pink

Teardrop Earring #5 in pink

Teardrop Earring #5 in purple-lavender-cream mix

Teardrop Earring #5 in purple-lavender-cream mix

Original Design by Moira Durano-Abesmo

A 30-Minute Earring to Crochet

If you have seen Teardrop Earrings #1, #2, #3, and #4, you'll surely notice that this one is constructed differently from them. This is the only one that adhered to my original sketches because of its simplicity.

It can't be denied that this one is very dainty, so I hope you'll like it.

Cover Hub: 30-Minute Earrings to Crochet

SKILLS REQUIRED:

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

*special stitches defined in within Crochet Pattern

MATERIALS:

Every earring in this series uses three strands of polyester sewing thread crocheted together. For the first pair of earrings, I used 3 strands of pink sewing thread while the second uses a combination of purple, lavender and milky white sewing threads.

These are crocheted using a 1.00-mm hook.

Instead of using fish hooks, I attached the motifs to kidney wires. But you can use fish hooks too.

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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:

Chart Pattern for Teardrop Earring #5

Chart Pattern for Teardrop Earring #5

//Pattern Begins//

Foundation Ring: Ch 22, sl st to form ring, ch 3, DO NOT 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 1: (htr, tr, hdtr, dtr, hdtr, tr, htr, dc) in 1st ch, 8 dc, (2 dc in next ch) 2x, 3 dc in next ch, (2 dc in next ch) 2x, 8 dc, sl st to top of turning ch, TURN.

Round 2: (Ch 4, sk 1 st, sl st in next st) 4x, (ch 5, sk 1 st, sl st in next st) 6x, (ch 4, sk 1 st, sl st in next st) 6x, ch 4, sl st in same st, (ch 4, sk 1 st, sl st in next st) 2x, DO NOT TURN.

Round 3: (4sc in ch-4 sp, sl st in slip-stitched sc) 4x, (5sc in ch-5 sp, sl st in slip-stitched sc) 6x, (4sc in ch-4 sp, sl st in slip-stitched sc) 9x.

Fasten off.

//Pattern Ends//

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You can also add beads by following the instructions from the blog Ladybug Laboratory.

You can also add beads by following the instructions from the blog Ladybug Laboratory.

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© 2012 Moira Durano-Abesmo

I LOVE COMMENTS!

divacakes on February 28, 2015:

I'm not understanding the completion of round 1. It says slip stitch at the top of turning chain when it states for the foundation chain do not turn so where is the turning chain. It makes my pattern off when i make the chains.

Moira Durano-Abesmo (author) from Sagay, Camiguin, Philippines on July 28, 2014:

You're welcome Felicita. Have fun making them!

Felicita Cantun on July 02, 2014:

Awesome. I love the patterns. Instructions seem easy to follow. Will try one now. Tks for sharing.

Moira Durano-Abesmo (author) from Sagay, Camiguin, Philippines on May 22, 2014:

I am very flattered Sal. Thank you for your kind words about my pattern.

Sal on May 22, 2014:

I tried one this morning, very easy to do, but i used a single strand of DMC floss and a size B hook. The crochet circle earring #1 ended up being a 2 inch diameter circle. . I also used the magic circle for this one. Very nice pattern, Thank You!

Moira Durano-Abesmo (author) from Sagay, Camiguin, Philippines on May 09, 2014:

You are very welcome!

Robin Earle on May 08, 2014:

THANK YOU-I appreciate you sharing!!!

Moira Durano-Abesmo (author) from Sagay, Camiguin, Philippines on September 24, 2012:

You're welcome Bheng.

It seems that as we mature, we lose our fondness for attention-grabbing accessories. LOL!

handmadebybheng from Cubao , Quezon City on September 24, 2012:

Beautiful concept :) I like it.. it's so pretty... however, now that I saw your many crochet earrings.. I wonder where the Kikay-me used to be hahahahah I used to wear long kikay earrings with matching bracelets... and now, I don't even own a single earring... I'll try to make one.. :) Thanks for posting your patterns :)

Moira Durano-Abesmo (author) from Sagay, Camiguin, Philippines on April 01, 2012:

Yes, Claire. It will. It's pretty difficult at first because of the size of the thread. But you'll get the hang of it soon.

Claire B on March 30, 2012:

Lovely. I tried to follow your pattern and found it very easy to understand. Thank you so much for sharing your skills.

My only trouble is getting the tension right, but hopefully this comes with practice (please tell me it does!).

Moira Durano-Abesmo (author) from Sagay, Camiguin, Philippines on March 03, 2012:

You're welcome and thanks for leaving a comment.

fli8uk from Pakistan on March 03, 2012:

nice earing thanks for sharing

Moira Durano-Abesmo (author) from Sagay, Camiguin, Philippines on March 02, 2012:

Thank you, agreenworld, dipsmi, Bldg an Architect, and Silwen. Your positive comments inspire me to create more. When I first conceptualized this series, I did not expect this warm welcome.

Thank you very much.

Silwen from Europe on March 01, 2012:

Another one great pattern, Moira. I am a great fan of your earring. I do not wear earring myself, but I love crocheting them. Thank you for great inspiration.

Bldg an Architect on February 29, 2012:

These are beautiful. I wish I had pierced ears!

dipsmi from Plymouth, Minnisota on February 29, 2012:

wowww...looks great...will definitely crochet it!

Dawn A. Harden from CT-USA on February 29, 2012:

I think these are even more beautiful than the last ones you wrote about. You really have a special talent.

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