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Little Egg Crochet Pattern

Written by Vanessa Chan

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Posted on January 06 2022

I love making play food and these eggs were the first thing I ever crocheted. Simple and straightforward, they were easy to make and good for practicing my crochet and silly face making skills! If you're looking for a fun afternoon project, give these eggs a try!

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These eggs crochet up quickly and you can switch up the colors to fit any theme. Done up in soft pastel yarn, these eggs make a sweet alternative to candy for an Easter basket or make them using brown yarn to make chocolate eggs. 

If you make some eggs of your own, share them with #thepudgyrabbit or @thepudgyrabbit on Instagram!

Download the pattern here

Materials

- worsted weight yarn in colors of choice

- size F/ 3.75 mm crochet hook

- safety pin or stitch marker to mark the start of each row

- 4.5 mm plastic safety eyes

- pink felt

- stuffing

- black and pink embroidery floss and needle

Abbreviations

-in American crochet terms-

st = stitch

ch = chain

sc = single crochet

inc = single crochet increase

dec = single crochet decrease

rnd = round

* * = set of stitches to be repeated

( ) = total number of stitches in a round

Little Eggs

rnd 1: ch 2, sc 6 in 2nd ch from the hook (6 st)

rnd 2: sc 2 in each st (12 st)

rnd 3: sc in each st (12 st)

rnd 4: *sc 2, inc 1* repeat 4 times (16 st)

rnd 5: *sc 3, inc 1* repeat 4 times (20 st)

rnd 6:  *sc 4, inc 1* repeat 4 times (24 st)

rnd 7: *sc 5, inc 1* repeat 4 times (28 st) 

rnd 8-13: sc in each st (28 st)

place eyes between rnds 9 & 10, cut and sew 2 felt circles for cheeks and embroider on mouth

rnd 14: *sc 2, dec 1* repeat 7 times (21 st)

rnd 15: sc in each st (21 st)

rnd 16: *sc 1, dec 1* repeat 7 times and stuff firmly (14 st)

rnd 17: dec 7 times in a row, at the end of the row, skip 1 st, dec 1, fasten off and weave in ends

The finished egg will measure about 2.5" tall, depending on the tightness of your crochet and yarn material.

Little Eggs Crochet Pattern © The Pudgy Rabbit, LLC

 

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