Crocheted Red Earrings

Materials

  • Pepperell Braiding Stretch Magic Bead & Jewelry Cord, 1-1/2 yds.
  • Red seed beads, 156
  • Silver jewelry findings, two each: hoops, 25mm; jump rings, 3.5mm; fishhook ear wires

Tools

  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Steel crochet hook, US 9
  • Super glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, sewing needle

Directions

STEP 1

  • Use pliers to bend straight end of hoop at right angle about 1/4” from end. Close hoop by putting bent wire under loop at other end; crimp closed.

STEP 2

  • Thread beads onto cord, leaving 2” tail. Form slip knot. *sc around ring, slide down 6 beads, ch 1 * rep 13 times and tie off leaving 2” tail.

STEP 3

  • Tie both tails together in knot and dab with super glue. When dry, cut off tails. (Note: If using jewelry wire, twist tails together and slide 1/2” into stitches; cut off end.) Use pliers and attach jump ring onto earring and fishhook ear wire.
by Mary C. Pueschner
Crocheted Red Earrings
Crocheted Red Earrings