February 9, 2012

Easter Egg Amigurumi


Materials:
size E crochet hook
poly pellets (or stuffing)
scrap yarn in various colors
white yarn for plain egg

Special stitches/abbreviations used in this pattern:
Dec 1 = Insert hook in next stitch and pull up a loop (2 loops on hook). Now, insert hook into the next stitch and pull up a loop (3 loops on hook). Yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook. [1 stitch has been decreased]

Striped Egg:

Starting with a magic ring, 6 sc in ring.
Round 1: 2 sc in ea st around. (12)
Round 2: *(Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st), repeat from * around. (18)
Round 3: *(Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st), repeat from * around. (24)
Round 4: *(Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st), repeat from * around. (30)
Switch colors by drawing up a loop through the last 2 loops of previous st.
Round 5: Sc in ea st around.
Switch colors.
Rounds 6-7: Repeat round 5.
Switch colors.
Rounds 8-9: Repeat round 5.
Switch colors.
Round 10: Repeat round 5.
Switch colors.
Round 11: Repeat round 5.
Switch colors.
Round 12: Repeat round 5.
Switch colors.
Round 13: Sc in ea of next 2 sts, *(dec 1, sc in ea of next 3 sts), repeat from * to last st, sc last st. (24)
Switch colors.
Rounds 14-15: Repeat round 5.
Switch colors.
Round 16: Sc in next st, *(dec 1, sc in ea of next 2 sts), repeat from * to last st, sc last st. (18)
Switch colors.
Start filling with poly pellets and continue filling to end of work.
Rounds 17-18: Repeat round 5.
Switch colors.
Round 19: *(Sc in next st, dec1), repeat from * around. (12)
Round 20: Sc2tog through front loops only around. (6)
Fasten off and thread yarn through remaining sts.

Plain White Egg:

Starting with a magic ring, 6 sc in ring.
Round 1: 2 sc in ea st around. (12)
Round 2: *(Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st), repeat from * around. (18)
Round 3: *(Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st), repeat from * around. (24)
Round 4: *(Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st), repeat from * around. (30)
Rounds 5-12: Sc in ea st around.
Round 13: Sc in ea of next 2 sts, *(dec 1, sc in ea of next 3 sts), repeat from * to last st, sc last st. (24)
Rounds 14-15: Sc in ea st around.
Round 16: Sc in next st, *(dec 1, sc in ea of next 2 sts), repeat from * to last st, sc last st. (18)
Start filling with poly pellets and continue filling to end of work.
Rounds 17-18: Sc in ea st around.
Round 19: *(Sc in next st, dec 1), repeat from * around. (12)
Round 20: Sc2tog through front loops only around. (6)
Fasten off and thread yarn through remaining sts.

7 comments:

  1. Thank you! I'm glad you like it. =)

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  2. Leuke eitjes, Ga ze ook maken.
    Dank je wel voor het patroon.

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  3. This pattern is adorable, I've added it to the new site www.crochetatplay.com A new site to find 100s of free crochet patterns from all over the web. Updated every Wednesday and Saturday nights! Megan

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  4. Hi I am looking for a pattern for a chicken and rooster have you got one?or know where to find one..Love your work it is so beautiful

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    1. Hello! Thank you for the kind words! :)

      Here are a few patterns I found on Crochet Pattern Central from the "Farm Animals" section (http://www.crochetpatterncentral.com/directory/farm_animals.php):

      1. Crocheted Amigurumi Chicken (http://voices.yahoo.com/crocheted-amigurumi-chicken-7995138.html?cat=24)

      2. Crocheted Chickens (http://www.yarn.com/webs-crochet-kit/valley-yarns-kit-426-crocheted-chickens-free-pattern/)

      3. Little Chickie Chicken Amigurumi Pattern (http://sweetncutecreations.tumblr.com/post/16112594801/little-chickie-chicken-amigurumi-pattern-it-rhymes)

      4. Chicklet (http://www.crochetville.com/community/topic/99598-chicklet-amigurumi/#entry1729063)

      5. Rooster (http://freevintagecrochet.com/other/lily74-rooster) <--this one looks really challenging!

      6. Amigurumi Holiday Chick (http://www.pepika.com/free-patterns/amigurumi-chick.html)

      7. Heloise Hen - the Lion Brand website requires a "sign-in" to be able to view patterns (http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/90229AD.html)

      8. Chick - another Lion Brand pattern, so again a sign-in is required to view it (http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/80103AD.html)

      And here are some featured on Moogly crochet: http://www.mooglyblog.com/chicken-crochet-patterns/

      I hope I was able to help! :)

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  5. Thank you so much for this lovely pattern! I've used it to make eggs for my little girl's first Easter basket.

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