Tuesday, 23 March 2010

How to Crochet an Egg Cosy

Hello Everyone,

As we are deep into Easter preparations I thought I would post this ‘How To’ again.
Materials: Any small amount of double knitting yarn. Here I used red cotton. A 4.5mm crochet hook and a darning needle.
177-7730_IMG Let us begin.
Ch 3 and join with a slip stitch
Rnd 1:  ch 1, sc four times into the ring. Join with sl st. From this point forward just work in the round continually without any sl st.
Here I have placed stitch marker to know when each round begins. You can get my crochet stitch markers here or you can just use a safety pin.
Rnd 2: now sc twice into each st (10)
Rnd 3: * sc 1 st, dbsc next st,* ** rep to end (15)  
Rnd 4: * sc 1 st, dbsc next st,* ** rep to end (21)
Rnd 5-13: Work single sc into each st. I finished after row 13 but you may wish to continue if you have particularly large eggs. Break off yarn and sew all ends in.



Doris Sturm said...

I've been looking at egg cozy patterns lately too - Easter's in the air! What I love most about your photos is the fact that your stitch marker is a lobster claw. I've been using a safety pin or stray earrings, but they can slip out and the safety pin is a pain to undo and redo (or else I get poked)...so I'll take a look at my unused custom jewelry and see about getting a lobster claw...that's perfect! Thanks!

Have a lovely day!
Doris :-)

eight by six said...

You make it look sooo easy :-) I'll have a go nd let you know how I get on. Amanda x

The Sunroom said...

Hi Doris,
I make these lobster claw stitch markers. If you are interested you can get them in my folksy store just click the logo at the top right hand side of my blog.