Mar
22

Crochet Egg Cozy

Crochet Egg Cozy

This week on Ask Me Monday,  I show how to use those lefter scraps of sock or fingering-weight yarn to make a crochet egg cozy. These little covers are the cheeriest little projects to brighten up an easter basket, Ostara display, or Springtime table. Have fun!

 


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Make it: Crochet Egg Cozy

Crochet Egg Cozy, by Vickie Howell | Use those sock yarn scraps to create adorable egg decor!

MATERIALS

Scraps of sock-weight or fingering-weight yarn in colors, A and B

Size US G/ 4mm Knitter’s Pride Crochet Hook — or size needed to create a mesh to fit over your egg

Tapestry needle

Plastic egg

 

ABBREVIATIONS

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DIRECTIONS

Bottom:

With A, ch 4. Join rnd with a sl st in the first ch.

Rnd 1: Ch 2 (doesn’t count as stitch), 6 hdc in center loop; join rnd with a sl st in top of beg-ch. — 6 sts

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in next st and every st around; join rnd with a sl st in top of beg-ch. — 12 sts

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st; rep from * around; join rnd with a sl st in top of beg-ch. –18 sts.

Rnds 4-7: Ch 3, dc in next st and every st around; join rnd with a sl st in top of beg-ch. 

Fasten off.

Top:

Rnds 1-2: With B, work same as for Bottom.

Rnd 3:  Ch 2, * 2 hdc in next st, hdc in each of next 2 sts; rep from * around; join rnd with a sl st in top of beg-ch. — 16 sts

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next st and every st around; join rnd with a sl st in top of beg-ch. 

Fasten off, leaving long tail for seaming.

 

FINISHING

Weave in ends.

Slide egg into Bottom. Slide Top over egg. Using tapestry needle and tail, whip stitch edges of pieces together to enclose egg.

Scrap yarn project: Crochet Egg Cozy

 

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