Beads & Lace Ear­rings

These el­e­gant ear­rings work up quickly in only a few rounds. The un­usual oval shape is a nice back­drop for the glass pearl beads.

Annie's Fast, Easy, Fun, Crochet Fall 2018 - - Contents - Design by Kris­ten Stoltz­fus Clay

Skill Level


Fin­ished Mea­sure­ments

3/4 inch wide x 11/2 inches long, ex­clud­ing ear­ring wire


• Liz­beth size 10 cro­chet cot­ton (122 yds per ball): 1 ball #644 boy­sen­berry dark

• Size 7/1.65mm steel cro­chet hook

• Ta­pes­try nee­dle

• Bead­ing nee­dle

• 6mm pur­ple glass pearl beads: 4

• Fish­hook ear­ring wires: 2

• Head pins: 2

• Nee­dle-nose pli­ers

• Wire cut­ters


Gauge is not crit­i­cal for this pro­ject.

Pat­tern Notes

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.


Make 2.

Rnd 1: Leav­ing a 15-inch length at beg, ch 2, 10 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first hdc. (10 hdc)

Rnd 2: [Ch 4, sk next hdc, sl st in next hdc] 4 times, ch 4, sk next hdc, join with last sl st in same st as beg ch- 4. (5 ch- 4 lps)

Rnd 3: Sl st in first ch lp, ch 1, (sc, hdc, dc, tr) in same ch lp as beg ch-1, ch 1, (tr, dc, hdc, sc) in 2nd ch lp, 4 sc in 3rd ch lp, (hdc, 2 dc, 2 tr, 2 dc, hdc) in 4th ch lp, 4 sc in 5th ch lp, join in first sc. Fas­ten off. (24 sts, 1 ch-1 sp)



Block Ear­rings if nec­es­sary. Thread bead­ing nee­dle with rem beg length, sew a pearl bead to cen­ter of rnd 1.

With nee­dle-nose pli­ers, open lp on ear­ring wire, in­sert in ch-1 sp of rnd 3, pinch se­curely to close. Thread a pearl bead on head pin, with wire cut­ters trim head pin to 1/2 inch above bead, bend in a lp. In­sert be­tween 2 tr sts op­po­site ear­ring wire be­fore pinch­ing closed. 

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