Crocheted Easter Eggs Pattern

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Colored Easter eggs are a staple of the season.  This easy egg pattern will help you crochet up a basketful to adorn your holiday table.  And you can do so many variations from this basic pattern.  Join the rounds and change colors with each round for a striped egg, add a row of spike stitches for a pretty design … the options are limitless.

Crocheted Easter Eggs Pattern

Here’s what you need:

  • worsted weight cotton yarn
  • G hook
  • tapestry needle, stitch marker, polyester fiberfill stuffing

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Note:  This pattern is written to be worked in a spiral, therefore it is helpful to use a stitch marker to keep track of rounds. If changing colors with each round you may prefer to join rounds instead and start the next round with a chain 1.

 

Make a magic ring (as an alternative to the magic ring, you can ch 4 and join with a slip stitch in furthest chain from hook to form a ring).

Foundation Round: Ch 1 (does not count as st), work 8 sc into ring, pull tail to close up ring — 8 sts.

Round 1: *Work 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, rep from * around — 10 sts.

Round 2: *Work 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts, rep from * around — 12 sts.

Round 3: *Work 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sts, rep from * around  — 14 sts.

Round 4: *Work 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 6 sts, rep from * around  — 16 sts.

Round 5: *Work 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 7 sts, rep from * around  — 18 sts.

Round 6: *Work 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 8 sts, rep from * around  — 20 sts.

Round 7: *Work 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 9 sts, rep from * around  — 22 sts.

Round 8: Work 1 sc in each st around — 22 sts.

Round 9: *sc 2 tog, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts, rep from * 1 more time — 18 sts.

Round 10: *sc 2 tog, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, rep from * 1 more time — 14 sts.

**At this point, fill with stuffing to desired density, but take care not to overstuff.**
Round 11: *sc 2 tog, 1 sc in next st, sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, rep from * 1 more time — 10 sts.
Round 12: sc 2 tog around — 5 sts.

Fasten off, leaving a 6-in. tail. Use tail to weave in and out of sts from Round 12, pull to close up circle (Planet June has an awesome tutorial for finishing off amigurumi pieces). Weave in end. This is the bottom of the egg.

Crochet Easter Egg Pattern
Crochet Easter Egg Pattern

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46 Responses to Crocheted Easter Eggs Pattern

  1. Mindie Hilton March 28, 2012 at 2:32 pm #

    Beautiful work on the eggs!

  2. Squirrel March 29, 2012 at 5:43 pm #

    Beautiful. Lovely colours and crochet work 🙂

  3. Anonymous March 30, 2012 at 2:05 am #

    I absolutely love your gorgeous eggs. They are so bright & cheery. They are just what I was looking for! I will make some this weekend & hope that they look at as good as yours do.

    Craftermadness

  4. Anonymous March 30, 2012 at 4:03 pm #

    Kara;

    Beautiful! Perfect for a Grandmother like myself who doesn’t have kids young enough to “color” eggs with any more! I can’t wait to do these!!

    Fantastic Job!! Thank you so very much for sharing!! They are beautiful!!

    • Kara at Petals to Picots March 30, 2012 at 11:18 pm #

      Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a sweet comment!! You are very welcome! I hope you enjoy the patten!!

  5. Anonymous March 30, 2012 at 5:39 pm #

    Adorable! I’m made two of them already 😀 I don’t have any fiberfill, so I improvised. 1 leg of a pair of pantyhose stuffs an egg just right! I’m going to experiment with the next one. I’m going to use some scented oil on a cotton ball and bury it in the middle of the hosiery to make a scented egg.

    • Kara at Petals to Picots March 30, 2012 at 11:19 pm #

      Wow!! What great ideas!! Thanks for sharing them. I am so glad you are enjoying the pattern 🙂

  6. Anonymous March 31, 2012 at 2:37 am #

    I have made eggs similar to these for years. Great for little ones, who really are too young for eggs, they can have special eggs just for them. Gave some to a neighbor for their infant’s first Easter.

    • Kara at Petals to Picots April 1, 2012 at 12:45 am #

      What a nice idea for baby’s first Easter!! Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing 🙂

  7. Beatrice C. La'Nore April 1, 2012 at 2:29 pm #

    I love the crochet Easter eggs! What a great idea for children 🙂 So bright and colorful!
    ~B

  8. Anonymous April 1, 2012 at 7:08 pm #

    Love the colorful eggs! TY for sharing your pattern.

  9. Natasha SerenityYou April 3, 2012 at 9:56 am #

    Hi, just to let you know
    I have featured these on my blog

    http://www.serenityyou.blogspot.com

    Natasha xx

  10. Melissa W. April 4, 2012 at 3:02 pm #

    Newest follower!!!

    I’m soooooo glad I found you!!!

    I’m new to the crochet world…but LOVING IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. Kara at Petals to Picots April 4, 2012 at 3:33 pm #

    Welcome, Melissa!! I hope you enjoy the site!

  12. Yao July 28, 2012 at 9:51 am #

    Thanks for offering this pattern! I have been thinking of crocheting something for Ester for long, although right now it is not so urgent:)

  13. Rebecca April 1, 2013 at 12:19 am #

    I made a basket of these for my grandaughter’s first Easter.

  14. Betty February 15, 2014 at 12:44 pm #

    Lovely…will make some and string them together for our lamp-post!!

  15. Sheri March 24, 2014 at 1:18 pm #

    Love these – can’t wait to begin them. One question: must I use cotton rather than acrylic worsted yarn?

    • Kara March 24, 2014 at 5:59 pm #

      You can definitely use worsted. I just preferred cotton for this 🙂

  16. Lisa April 5, 2014 at 11:29 am #

    Thank you so much for this pattern. These are perfect to make for my 14 month old grandson’s Easter basket this year!!

    • Kara April 5, 2014 at 10:47 pm #

      So glad you like them … hope he does too 🙂

  17. Lorna April 6, 2014 at 4:23 pm #

    Your crochet eggs are gorgeous – thank you so much for the pattern. I am making an easter wreath for a competion a couple of these might just have to feature on it.

    • Kara April 7, 2014 at 7:14 am #

      That sounds so pretty!!! Feel free to post it up on my Facebook page so I can see it 🙂

  18. Romi April 15, 2014 at 1:01 am #

    These eggs are adorable. I am going to make some myself for Easter.
    Thank you for sharing a wonderful pattern.

    • Kara April 16, 2014 at 2:40 pm #

      Hope you enjoy it 🙂

  19. Hawkravn April 17, 2014 at 3:08 pm #

    Want to say thanks and add where it came from of egg pattern I create a egg creatures again idea came from “My Neighbor Toroto” many thanks for show me how to make eggs I seem cannot stop making it happy easter to you

    • Kara April 19, 2014 at 4:41 pm #

      Happy Easter to you!!

  20. Andrea K March 10, 2015 at 5:33 pm #

    Thanks for this pattern. They are so pretty. Can’t wait to make them.

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