Friday, March 17, 2006
Small Easter Egg Pillow
Small Easter Egg Pillow
****Corrections added to rows 10, 12 & 15 (Thanks Maria!)****
You will need:WW yarn in colors of your choice, with about 3 oz. for egg color.Size F hookYarn needleFiberfill
Egg Pattern (make 2)
Row 1: Starting at narrow end of egg, Chain 3, 2sc in 2nd chain from hook and 2 sc in next chain, chain1, turn. (4 sc)
Row 2: 2 sc in first st, work sc in each st until last sc, work 2 sc in last sc, chain 1, turn (6 sc)
Row 3: Repeat row 2. (8 sc)
Row 4: Work sc in each st across, chain 1, turn,
Row 5 & 6: Repeat row 2. (12 sc)
Row 7: Work sc in each st across, chain 1, turn.
Row 8: Repeat row 2. (14)
Row 9: Work sc in each st across, chain 1, turn.
Row 10: Repeat row 2. (16)
Row 11: Work sc in each st across, chain 1, turn.
Row 12: Repeat row 2. (18)
Rows 13 & 14: Work sc in each st across, chain 1, turn.
Row 15: Repeat row 2. (20)
Rows 16 -28: Work sc in each st across, chain 1, turn.
Row 29: Work a dec sc over next 2 sc, sc in each remaining sc until last 2 sc, work a dec sc over last 2 sc, chain 1, turn. (18)
Rows 30 - 32: Repeat row 29, but at the end of row 32 do not ch 1. Do not fasten off. (there will be 12 sc at end of row 32)
Border: (Note: Mark first sc of border with scrap of yarn or marker as first sc) Work sc evenly around outer edge of egg, having 3 sc in each of the 2 foundation chains and 3 sc in each end sc of row 32, join to first sc, fasten off.
Sew the 2 egg halves together as follows---insert sewing needle in *back loop only* of front egg piece and both loops of back egg piece(the free loops of front piece are for edging). Stuff (not too firmly) before closing.
Edging: Join yarn in any free loop of border chain 1 and work * sc, chain 3, sc all in same free loop.Repeat from * in each free loop around, join to first sc.
Leaves(make 2): With green, chain 6, work sc and hdc in 2nd chain from hook, in next chain work hdc & dc, in next ch work dc & tr , in next ch work 2 tr, in last chain work tr , ch 4, sl st in same ch.Ch 4, continue working on opposite side of foundation ch, tr in next chain, in next chain work 2 tr, in next ch work tr & dc, in next chain work dc & hdc, in next chain work hdc & sc, join in first sc.Fasten off.
Flower: Ch 4, jopin in first chain to form a ring. Chain 1, work (sc into ring, chain 3) 5 times more,join in first sc,
*Sl st into next ch-3 sp, work sc, 2 dc, sc all in same ch- 3 space.**,.Repeat from * around and ending at **, join in first sc.
Leaves and flower can be sewn into positioned on egg however you desire.
Pattern copyrighted Diane Buyers/Stormy'z Crochet 2006.Feel free to save this pattern and to make this pattern for personal use, but do not sell or claim this pattern as your own.