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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Easter Egglet: Free Amigurumi Crochet Pattern


Easter Egglet
Designed by Dusti Rose Hendricks
Sheep Of Delight Crochet
When I was a kid, I used to watch a Garfield cartoon at my Grandma’s with one character that was an egg that was afraid to hatch.  Whether your Egglet is afraid to hatch or just making a fashion statement, he or she will be a perfect addition to any Easter basket.  Feel free to make the Egg without legs if you’d like a more classic design.
If you are particularly sensitive to smell, you might want to use a different yarn as the Floral Bouquet yarn is scented.
Skill Level-Easy
Gauge- Not important
Finished Measurements- 2” tall x4 ½ ”wide
Worsted Weight Yarn Colors-
                 .5 oz Peaches & Creme Cotton Yarn #5742 Floral Bouquet
                 Less than .05 oz Peaches & Creme Cotton Yarn #1628 Bright Orange
Materials-
                 F/5 (3.75 MM) crochet hook
                 Yarn or tapestry needle
                 Scissors
                 Stitchmarkers
                 Polyester Fiberfill
Special stitches-
Abbreviations-
                 Rnd…Round                                  Sc…..Single Crochet 
                 Ch….Chain                                     St(s)..Stitch(es)
                 Inc….Increase                                Dec…Decrease
                 Rep…Repeat                                 Sl St..Slip Stitch

Egg
Use Floral Bouquet yarn.
Rnd 1: Sc 6 in magic ring OR Ch 2, Sc  in 2nd ch from hook
Rnd 2: Inc 6 times around (12 sts)
Rnd 3: [Inc in one st, Sc in the next 3 sts] rep 3 times around (15 sts)
Rnd 4: [Inc, Sc 4] rep 3 times around (18 sts)
Rnd 5: [Inc, Sc 5] rep 3 times around (21 sts)
Rnd 6: [Inc, Sc 6] rep 3 times around (24 sts)
Rnd 7: Sc 24 (24 sts)


Rnd 8: [Inc, Sc 7] rep 3 times around (27 sts)
Rnd 9: Sc 27 (27 sts)
Rnd 10: [Inc, Sc 8] rep 3 times around (30 sts)
Rnd 11: Sc 30 (30 sts)
Rnd 12: [Dec, Sc 4] rep 5 times around (25 sts)
Rnd 13: [Dec, Sc 3] rep 5 times around (20 sts)
Rnd 14: [Dec, Sc 2] rep 5 times around (15 sts)
Rnd 15: [Dec, Sc] rep 5 times around (10 sts)
Stuff.
Rnd 16: Dec 5 (5 sts)
Finish off with a slip stitch and weave in ends.
Legs
Use Bright Orange yarn. Make 2.
Row 1: Ch 10. 
Row 2: Turn.  Starting in the 2nd ch from hook, sl st in the next 3 sts to form the first toe. [Ch 4. Starting in the 2nd ch from hook, sl st in the next 3 sts.] Rep 2 times to form the 2nd and 3rd toes.  Sl st in the remaining 6 sts of the chain-row to finish the leg.
Finish off with a slip stitch and weave in ends, closing off any remaining opening.
Finishing-

Sew the base of both legs to the base of the egg.  Draw any loose ends back into the finished egg.

4 comments:

  1. Very, very cute. This goes in the Easter basket for my granddaughters! Thank you.

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  2. Love this little fella! Thanks for the tutorial.

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  3. great can't wait to start. Thank you for sharing.

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