Crochet Easter Egg

Updated: Apr 6, 2019

This pattern is worked in rounds starting at the top of the egg and changing colors to add a painted egg look for individual style. Do not join rounds, use a stitch marker to place in the last st of each round, and move up as each round is completed.









Materials:

  • Light weight yarn in Easter themed pastel colors. I used RedHeart Baby Hugs in pink, lilac, baby blue, green...pretty much all the pastels 🙂

  • 4mm crochet hook

  • Polyfil stuffing


Abbreviations:

Ch: chain

Rnd: round

Sc: single crochet

St: stitch


Egg Pattern:

Rnd 1: Begin with chosen color and make a magic ring, ch 1, work 6 sc inside ring (6)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each around (12)

Rnd 3: sc in each st around (12)

Rnd 4: 2 sc in first st, sc in next, repeat around (18)

Rnd 5: sc in each st around (18)

Rnd 6: 2 sc in first st, sc in next 2, repeat around (24)

Rnd 7: sc in each st around (24)

Rnd 8: 2 sc in first st, sc in next 3, repeat around (30)

Rnd 9-11: sc in each st around (30)

Rnd 12: sc decr, sc in next 3, repeat around (24)

Rnd 13: sc decr, sc in next 2, repeat around (18)

Rnd 14: sc decr, sc in next, repeat around (12)

Rnd 15: sc decr, repeat around (6),

stuff egg with polyfil*

Rnd 16: sc decr, repeat around (3),

Bind off and tuck in lose end.