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)



Pattern:
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.

6 comments:

Mom2fur said...

This is really cute! Thanks for sharing the pattern. :)

Maria said...

Love it...Thanks for the pattern!!

Diane said...

You are very welcome mom2fur and Maria!!

ferideden said...

Thank you from Turkey Love it

lukuss63 said...

In the edging directions you say "in next ch work tr & amp;amp"

What is amp?

Diane said...

Thanks for finding that lukuss63!
I have no clue how the amp;amp got there??? It shouldn't be...I corrected it in the pattern.
Thanks again!