crochet easter egg free pattern

EASTER EGG | Free crochet pattern

In this blog post you'll find a free crochet pattern and step-by-step instructions for a cute easter egg. 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!

crochet easter egg free pattern
crochet easter egg free pattern


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

crochet easter egg free pattern

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

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)

crochet easter egg free pattern

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.
 
Tag your crocheted eggs with @garnknuten and I’ll share your pictures on Instagram! I'd love to see how your eggs turn out!
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