Beginner | 18 min
Taught by Shana Astrachan
These playful earrings are made using recycled bits of yarn, so you can use scraps from other projects. Shana shows you how to design the earrings with colors and textures that reflect your style. The yarn is set in acetate discs so the finished earrings are lightweight but make a bold statement.

Chapters
Introduction
00:26
Materials
01:37
Make Acetate Discs
02:27
Add Yarn and Finish
06:40
06:55
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Circle template
  • sheets of acetate
  • a compass (the drawing instrument)
  • 1/8" hole punch
  • a sharp awl or other piercing tool
  • round nose pliers
  • flat nose pliers
  • wire cutters
  • scissors
  • scraps of fine thin yarn
  • transparent nylon thread (or thin fishing line)
  • sewing needle
  • steel block for hammering
  • 21 gauge stainless steel wire
  • a flat metal file
  • nylon or rawhide hammer
  • a Dremel tool w/ polishing attachment
  • painters tape
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