Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Pattern for Dewdrop Earrings
Wind 2 shuttles CTM with three beads on shuttle 1.
SR1: Put a bead on the back of the hand before beginning. Work 6 ds with shuttle one. Turn the ring ready for the second half of the split ring, move the bead to the start of the second half of the split ring, work 6 ds, close split ring.
Work SR 2 and 3 the same way. Work a ring at the top, hiding the thread from shuttle 2 inside the first half of the ring and adding a hook.
There's a longer PDF version with pictures, you can find a link on the right hand side bar.
This is a versatile pattern, you can vary the size of the thread, the size of the beads, the stitch count. For these I've used size 10 thread and a 6/6 count, but for others I've used size 20 thread and an 8/8 count.
Here's another version:
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Thanks for the direction, and love the graduating effect of these earrings!ReplyDelete
Both versions look pretty ! Nice effects.ReplyDelete
Love the earrings, great pattern and designReplyDelete
Beautiful!! :) Thank you for sharing!! :)ReplyDelete
Might just have to have a go at these, thanks for the patternReplyDelete
Thank you, they are lovelyReplyDelete
They are lovely! Must get back to tatting now that school is nearly over and summer is here :).ReplyDelete
Pretty earrings. Thank you for the pattern.ReplyDelete