Friday, December 10, 2021

Tree Statement Earrings, Free Crochet Pattern + Video


Need some awesome handmade holiday earrings?  The Tree Statement Earrings are large and fun and made in only two parts!  A simple two round granny triangle makes the tree and the star at the top is made in just one round.  Easy and so fun to wear!

Need a little help? There's a full video tutorial below!

Tree Statement Earrings
By Jennifer Dickerson

Click below to watch a full video tutorial on how to make this project:


Materials:
  • 3.5 mm E crochet hook
  • Small amounts of embroidery floss in green and yellow (or colors you'll want to use for your tree and star)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • 2 jump rings
  • 2 post earrings with backs
  • Hot glue
  • Jewelry Pliers

Sizing:
  • Total earring from top to bottom is 2.5 inches tall
  • Tree is 1.5 inches wide and 1.5 inches tall 
Instructions for Tree (Make 2):

Ch 4 and join in the chain furthest from the hook with a slip stitch to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 6 then work 3 dc into the ring, then ch 3. Work 3 dc, ch 3 once more then work 2 dc into the center of the ring (where the ch 6 was made at the beginning of the round). Join to close round with a slip stitch in the third chain of the beginning chain of the round. Note: The 6 chains at the beginning of the round--3 count as a dc, the other 3 count as the ch-3 space.

Round 2: Chain 6 then in the first corner space, work 3 double crochet, then chain 1. In the next corner space, work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc). Then ch 1 and work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in the next corner space, then ch 1. In the last corner space (same space where you began) work 2 dc, then join with a slip stitch to close round.  Fasten off and weave in any ends.

 Instructions for star (make 2):

Ch 4 and join in the chain furthest from the hook with a slip stitch to form a ring.

Round 1: Work a (tr, ch 1, sl st) into the center of  repeat four more times for a total of five star points.  Fasten off and weave in any ends.

Finishing & Assembly:

Join tree and star with a jump ring using jewelry pliers.  Hot glue (or glue of your choice) earring backing onto back of star.  Allow to cool/dry completely before wearing.


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