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
▪ 2 colors of sport weight organic cotton yarn (50g = 160m), 3.00 mm crochet hook, stuffing, pins, tapestry needle, scissors
A = Pink yarn
B = Yellow yarn
A = Yellow yarn
B = Green yarn
A = Green yarn
B = Pink yarn
ABBREVIATIONS [US Terms] - Click on the (pink) stitch to go to the video tutorial.
r = row
st = stitch
sl st = slip stitch
cc = change colour
▪ 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.