Bold colours and a marvellous mandala – what’s not to love about these fab festival earrings!
You will need
- Knit Picks Mighty Stitch (worsted weight) , (20% superwash wool, 80% acrylic 100g/190m), approx 10g of each:
- Yarn A Canary (26810)
- Yarn B Gulfstream (26827)
- Yarn C Pucker (26809)
- A 2.5mm (US B/1 or C/2) hook
- Two 7.5cm (3in) diameter bangles
- Pair of 2.5cm (1in) diameter hoop earrings
For a full list, see our crochet abbreviations guide
Centre (Make 2)
Using Yarn A, ch2.
Round 1 (Tr, ch1) 12 times into 2nd ch from hook, ss to first tr to join. Fasten off. [24 sts]
Round 2 Join Yarn B in any ch-1 sp, ch3 (counts as tr), 2tr in same ch-1 sp, (3tr in next ch-1 sp) 11 times, ss in top of beg ch-3 to join.
Fasten off. [36 sts]
Outer (Make 2)
Round 1 Using Yarn C, work 72dc around bangle, ss to first dc to join. [72 sts]
Round 2 Working in back loops only; ch3, ss in any tr of Round 2 of Centre, ch3, skip 3 sts of Round 1 of Outer, ss in next st of Outer, *ch3, skip next st of Round 2 of Centre, ss in next st of Centre, ch3, skip 3 sts of Round 1 of Outer, ss in next st of Round 1 of Outer; rep from * around.
Borders (Make 2)
Join Yarn A in front loop only of any st of Round 2 of Centre, ss in each front loop of Round 2 around, ss to first st to join. Fasten off.
Join Yarn A in front loop only of any st of Round 1 of Outer, ch2, skip next st, *ss in next st, ch2, skip next st; rep from * around, ss to first st to join.
To make up
Add a hoop earring by slotting the hoop earrings through a ch-2 sp of the Outer border.