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Topic: Lacy Hoop Earrings w/link to tutorial  (Read 4292 times)
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« on: March 11, 2010 06:20:08 PM »

I created these hoop earrings with a pair of hoop earrings from WalMart and some #10 crochet thread:

A free pattern (tutorial) is available: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/lacy-hoop-earrings
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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2010 06:50:41 PM »

Those are soo nice and totally something I'd wear. Awesome job. Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2010 02:01:08 AM »

Wow, so incredibly great as always.

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« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2010 01:42:10 PM »

Very nice! Thank you!

« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2010 07:53:07 PM »

This is the exact pattern that got me interested in trying earrings!
50 some-odd pairs later, it also the only pattern I have not been able to actually do.
Have you considered doing a you-tube tutorial for those of us that just can't get it?
I get as far as the sc to cover, then lose it and end up with a tangled mess that keeps wanting to turn to the outside of the hoop.
I just can't figure out how to do anything worked INSIDE the hoop.
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2010 06:02:20 AM »


Thanks for the reply.

The "secret" is to crochet with a bit of tension.  That will allow the stitches to pull the fabric to the inside.

I hope this helps.

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« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2010 07:58:58 AM »

those are awesome! to bad I've started to stretch my ears and hoops are now out of the question... although, I could whip some up for a friend.... thanks for the link!!

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