Jingaling-aling

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Jingaling-aling by Melissa Mall
By Melissa Mall

Model and Photos: Melissa Mall

When I found a pack of assorted jingle bells at the craft store, I couldn’t resist picking them up. Since they were so little, I had an irresistible idea: I would make a pair of festive, jingly earrings. Make your own in just a few minutes!

Difficulty: Easy

Materials:

  • Small amount crochet thread (size 5 shown)
  • B/2.25mm hook
  • Slim yarn needle
  • 10 jingle bells of desired sizes
  • 1 pair earwires

Jingaling-aling  by Melissa Mall

Directions:

Thread needle; string all bells on thread. (I had an assortment of sizes and laced them in this pattren: [Small, medium, large, medium, small] twice.) Remove needle.

Leaving a tail about 3 inches, make slipknot and insert hook. *Scoot bell up to hook, ch around bell. Ch 1. Repeat from * 3 times, scoot 5th bell up to hook and ch around bell. Sl st in ch made around first bell, finish off. Tie area with strings securely around loop on earring, trim ends.

Repeat for second earring.


Melissa Mall
About the Designer
Melissa Mall is an at-home mom with four sons and a new baby girl! They have settled in to a quiet (or “quiet,” if you like) rural life in Missouri and are enjoying doing things like gardening and keeping chickens in the backyard. You can keep up with their ordinary adventures over at her blog, or take a peek at her crochet patterns and tutorials at Inner Child Crochet.

Pattern & images © Melissa Mall. All rights reserved.

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