Crochet Easter Egg


Materials
Fingering Yarn
Size 3.0mm hook
Fiberfill
Yarn needle


Abbreviation
CHChain
SCSingle Crochet
INCIncrease
DECDecrease
SLSTSlip Stitch
* A * × BRepeat “A” for a number of B times

Amigurumi is usually worked in continuous rounds; i.e. not doing slip stitch to end the round and continuing to the first stitch of previous round.

16 SC in magic ring6
2*INC* × 612
3*SC, INC* × 618
4*5 SC, INC* × 321
5*3 SC, INC, 3 SC* × 324
6*7 SC, INC* × 327
7*4 SC, INC, 4 SC* × 330
8*9 SC, INC* × 333
9~14SC in each stitch around33

Rounds 9~14 are technically building the height of the egg, we can make use of these rounds to create some designs on our egg.


Using the chart above, make the following rounds:
"X" for main color; "Y" for second color.

9*1Y, 7X* × 4
1Y
33
102Y
*5X, 3Y* × 3
5X, 2Y
33
111X
*2Y, 3X, 2Y, 1X* × 4
33
122X
*2Y, 1X, 2Y, 3X* × 3
2Y, 1X, 2Y, 2X
33
133X
*3Y, 5X* × 3
3Y, 3X
33
14 4X
*1Y, 7X* × 3
1Y, 4X
33

And now, for decreasing rounds...

15*9 SC, DEC* × 330
16*4 SC, DEC, 4 SC* × 327
17*7 SC, DEC* × 324
18*2 SC, DEC* × 618
19*SC, DEC* × 612
20DEC × 66

Cut yarn and thread on a yarn needle. Weave through the front loops of the 6 stitches to tighten the opening. Hide yarn tail in the egg. And you are done!

Here's the video tutorial:


An easier way to make decorative eggs is to use printed/variegated yarns.

Easter eggs made with pastel printed fingering yarn

Happy Easter!

RAVELRY