Snowflake Earrings

Another holiday gift idea, these crochet earrings are lightweight and will pair well with your winter knits.

Materials:img_3892

  • Embroidery Floss
  • Two 6 mm (or 4 mm) Metal Rings
  • A pair of Earring Hooks
  • 7 (1.65 mm) Crochet Hook
  • Scissors
  • White Glue
  • Old Paint Brush
  • Metal Pins
  • Piece of Foam

Directions:

Crochet Two Snowflakes

  • Rnd 1:  Sc 10 around the metal ring. Sl st the ends together to complete the
    Rnd.
  • Rnd 2:  Ch 6. *Sk one Sp. Dc in the next Sp. Ch 4.* Repeat sequence until you complete the Rnd. Sl st in 3rd Ch to finish round.
  • Rnd 3:  Ch 1. In each opening Sc 1, Dc 1, Tc 1, Dc 1, Sc 1.  Sl st the round together in the first Ch.
  • Rnd 4:  *Ch 5. Sc 1 in the Sp above the Tc. Make Picot (Ch 3 and Sl st in the first Ch of the Picot). Ch 5. Sc 1 in the gap between the two Sc(s) in the Rnd below.* Repeat sequence until you complete the Rnd. Sl st in the final Sc to finish round.
  • Tie of ends.

Stiffen Earrings 

  • Combine about 1 tsp of glue in 2 tsp of water.img_3923
  • Stretch and pin the snowflakes facedown on the piece of foam.
  • Paint the backs of the snowflakes with the glue mixture.
  • Allow the earrings to dry

Attach an Earring Hook to each Snowflake

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