Bold colours and a marvellous mandala - what's not to love about these fab festival crochet earrings! These over-sized crochet earrings use a bangle to help keep the shape, then you just add it onto a pair of hoop earrings to complete the project! It's a fab way to show off your crochet skills with some bright and bold colours, and we think that as well as being the perfect accessory for your festival outfits, these crochet earrings will also find their way into your crochet jewellery collection even when it's not festival season! And if you love the colourful style of these crochet earrings, you could also try hooking up our matching free embellished crochet sandals pattern.

Once you've made these crochet earrings, we've got some more fab crochet jewellery patterns for you to try! Show your eternal love for crochet with our free infinity symbol crochet necklace, or keep it classic with our free granny square crochet jewellery patterns. Oh and you can't beat some fancy tassles check out our DIY tassel earrings tutorial for some quick fun makes!

You will need

Knit Picks Mighty Stitch (20% superwash wool, 80% acrylic, 100g/190m) or alternative Aran yarn, approx 10g of each:

  • Yarn A Canary (26810) - Yellow
  • Yarn B Gulfstream (26827) - Blue
  • Yarn C Pucker (26809) - Pink

A 2.5mm (US B/1 or C/2) hook

Two 7.5cm (3in) diameter bangles

Pair of 2.5cm (1in) diameter hoop earrings


You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This free crochet earrings pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using the guide.

Free crochet earrings pattern


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.

Fasten off.

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.

If you're looking for inspiration for your festival outfits, check out our pick of the Top free festival crochet patterns! Or you could always hook up our Free flower headband crochet pattern or Free barefoot sandals crochet pattern

We hope you’ve enjoyed this free crochet earrings pattern, don’t forget if you need any help with your crochet stitches you can always check out our crochet for beginners guide. And if you’re looking to treat yourself, check out our list of the best crochet hooks and the best crochet kits for beginners.


Hannah CrossCrochet Designer

Designer, Maker, Writer, Photographer and Tea-maker Hannah is a prolific crafter and one of Simply Crochet’s regular designers. She has had designs published in Mollie Makes, Love Crochet and Simply Crochet, as well as many other big-name crochet publications. She runs her own successful blog and can be found on Instagram at @hanjancrochet

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