DIY Stitch Markers from Repurposed Earrings

Learn how to make DIY knit and crochet stitch markers from broken or unworn earringsI admit it! I hoard earrings, many of which have not been worn for years. Even though they may no longer be my style, I just can't bear to part with them. And then I started thinking. Why not upcycle some of that bling into stitch markers for my knit and crochet?

This project is super easy and can give new life to jewelry that has been hiding at the bottom of your jewelry box.

DIY Stitch Markers Tutorial

Materials

Directions


Learn how to make DIY knit and crochet stitch markers from broken or unworn earrings

Select your earrings. Look for ones like these, with charms.

Learn how to make DIY knit and crochet stitch markers from broken or unworn earrings

Use a pair of pliers to bend and remove the ear wires.

Learn how to make DIY knit and crochet stitch markers from broken or unworn earrings

That was easy!

Learn how to make DIY knit and crochet stitch markers from broken or unworn earrings

For stitch markers that slide over your knitting needles, between stitches, simply insert a split ring onto the hole of the charm.

Learn how to make DIY knit and crochet stitch markers from broken or unworn earrings

For removable stitch markers that can be used for knit or crochet, use pliers to attach a jump ring between your charm and a lobster claw.

Learn how to make DIY knit and crochet stitch markers from broken or unworn earrings

Now those mismatched or unworn earrings are helpful knit/crochet tools instead of just sitting around collecting dust.

Happy Crafting!
Learn how to make DIY knit and crochet stitch markers from broken or unworn earrings

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Learn how to bring new life to old earrings by transforming them into stitch markers for your knit and crochet.
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