Whew! I’m exhausted. Like a lot of bloggers that I follow, I’ve been working on a little spring cleaning. Ironically we are expecting a blizzard for the next few days. Go figure…
This crocheted egg pattern stitches up quickly and uses a “real” fake plastic Easter egg for the inside form.
The egg is made using a G-hook and worsted weight yarn.
Ch 3. Slip stitch to the first chain to form a ring. Note: The egg is crocheted in continuous rounds.
6 sc in the ring.
2 sc in each st. (12 sc)
*Sc in next st, 2 sc in the next. Repeat from * around. (18 sc)
Sc in each st.
*Sc in next st, dec the next two stitches together. Repeat from * around (12 sc)
Slip a plastic egg inside with the fat end in the bottom of the pouch.
Sc in each st around.
Decrease around. (6)
Slip stitch in the next st. Finish off leaving a tail approximately 12 inches long. Thread the tail on a yarn needle. Sew a running stitch around the last row. Pull the thread to draw the opening closed. Knot and cut the yarn. Weave the end under the stitches.
The flowers are made using a D-hook and worsted weight yarn.
Ch 3. Slip stitch to the first chain to form a ring.
Ch 1 (counts as first sc). 9 sc in the ring. Sl st to the top of ch 1.
Ch 2. *dc and hdc in the next stitch, sl st in the next. Petal made. Repeat from * four times for a total of five petals.
Finish off leaving a tail approximately 12 inches long.
Thread the tail on a yarn needle. Center the flower on the egg and stitch to attach. Knot and cut the yarn. Weave the end under the stitches.
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