Knit and Crochet pattern for cotton Easter eggs!
Decorate your basket this spring with Universal Yarn Easter Eggs. This pattern includes instructions to make knit or crochet Easter eggs. Use the photo for inspiration and make a variety of eggs in many colors, adding stripes or embellishing with embroidery as desired. Suggestions for embellishment include: sew rounds of running stitch at even intervals to create broken stripes; embroider flowers using Lazy Daisy stitch; work rounds of cross stitch secured by contrasting color couching stitches; add French knot “speckles”; make zig-zags using surface chain technique.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
FINISHED SIZE: Knit version: 2 1/2″ high; Crochet version: 2 3/4″ high
YARN: Universal Yarn Cotton Supreme – a few yards each in various colors, such as #502 White, #512 Hot Pink, #520 Yellow, #602 Orange Cream, #513 Purple, #601 Celery, #516 Aqua
Universal Yarn Cotton Supreme Batik, color #27 Watermelon Patch
NEEDLES: US size 8 (5mm) double pointed knitting needles
HOOK: Size G-6 (4 mm)
GAUGE: 20 sts and 28 rnds = 4″ in St st on US 8 (5mm) needles
16 sts and 16 rows = 4″ in sc using G-4 (4 mm) hook
Free Easter eggs pattern: link