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Springtime Ribbon Earrings

About this design:

Crocheted ladder ribbon adds a light springtime flair to these earrings accented with a Czech glass button.


Blue/yellow/green ladder ribbon, gladiola Czech glass button (LB)

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  1. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Very pretty!

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    olive penguin says:


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    N radon says:

    These are pretty cool. I really had to look at the different pictures to see that the blocks of color were NOT beads but thread. OP, you have a lot of creativity in your work.

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks Nancy! It’s fun to experiment aka play with different materials and designs. I’m usually pleasantly surprised when I finish that it actually ‘worked’ and made something I think looks good or cool. ;)

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    olive penguin says:

    Nancy, the colored squares are actually like little squares ribbon between two black strings, it’s a ribbon that is made like that it’s called ladder ribbon and it comes in a bunch of different colors.

  6. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    These are great…love that ladder ribbon.

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks KatsAllThat!

  8. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    This ribbon really makes up into pretty designs!

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks gembeans! I bought a necklace made with ladder ribbon, so when I found it I was really excited. It is so versatile, colorful, and makes unique designs. I’ve started making my own necklaces too. Here is an example of what look like (I borrowed the design idea from my necklace):


  10. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Fabulous earrings! :D

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks Sunny Chick!

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    Hayley K says:

    I love using ladder yarn – you can find it at specialty yarn stores in a variety of colors – it works well in necklaces also!

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks Hayley! I love ladder ribbon…I’ve made necklaces (like the one in the comment above), earrings, bracelets, and even eye glass holders.

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