• Veronica Lönnqvist

EASTER EGG | Free crochet pattern

Updated: Mar 26

You'll find a free crochet pattern and step-by-step instructions for a cute easter egg in this blog post. Crochet a bunch of Easter eggs and host an egg hunt for your friends and family! These cute crocheted eggs are also the perfect addition for the kids' play kitchen or use them as decorative elements for your spring or Easter parties!


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EASTER EGG - Free crochet pattern


MATERIALS

▪ 2 colors of sport weight organic cotton yarn (50g = 160m), 3.00 mm crochet hook, stuffing, pins, tapestry needle, scissors


ALT 1

A = Pink yarn

B = Yellow yarn


ALT 2

A = Yellow yarn

B = Green yarn


ALT 3

A = Green yarn

B = Pink yarn


ABBREVIATIONS [US Terms] - Click on the (pink) stitch to go to the video tutorial.

r = row

st = stitch

ch = chain stitch

sl st = slip stitch

sc = single crochet

hdc = half double crochet

inc = increase

dec = decrease

cc = change colour



INSTRUCTIONS

▪ The egg is crocheted in a spiral. ▪ The egg is crocheted with two colors, color A and B. Start to crochet with color A.


r 1: 2 ch, 8 sc in the second ch from the hook. (8) = magic circle

r 2: [sc, inc]x4. (12)

r 3: sc, inc [2 sc, inc]x3, sc. (16)

r 4: [3 sc, inc]x4. (20)

r 5: 2 sc, inc [4 sc, inc]x3, 2 sc. (24)

r 6: [5 sc, inc]x4. (28)

r 7: 3 sc, inc [4 sc, inc]x3, 3 sc. (32)

r 8: [7 sc, inc]x4. (36)

r 9-10: 36 sc. (36)

r 11 (in the front loop): [skip 1 st, 5 hdc in next st, skip 1 st, sl st in next st]x9.

▪ cc to colour B. r 11 (in the back loop): 36 sc. (36)

r 12-15: 36 sc. (36)

r 16: [4 sc, dec]x6. (30)

r 17: [3 sc, dec]x6. (24)

r 18: [2 sc, dec]x6. (18)

r 19: [1 sc, dec]x6. (12)

▪ Stuff your easter egg.

r 20: [dec]x6. (6)

▪ Cut off the yarn and fasten the ends.


ASSEMBLING ▪ Stitch down the scalloped edge on the egg.