With Easter just around the corner there’s every chance that you are looking forward to baskets laden with chocolate eggs and gatherings with your family.
But what if you don’t like chocolate!? Or you’re on a diet and avoiding sugar!? Need you suffer an eggless day with little to bring you cheer? Here at Angel Eden we say no, we think you should knit yourself some calorie free Easter Egg decorations with our brand new pattern 🙂
In fact we think you should knit them even if you are endulging in chocolate, we like them that much!
The eggs were knitted using DK yarn and size 4mm(8) needles.
They could be made larger by using a bigger yarn and needles.
The eggs are knitted in stocking stitch, one row plain and the next purl.
Cast on 10 stitches
Row 1 Purl
Row 2 Knit 1, Kfb (Knit into the front and back of each stitch) all the remaining stitches, (19sts)
Row 3 Purl
Row 4 Knit 2, Kfb (Knit into the front and back of each stitch) all the remaining stitches, (36sts)
Row 5 Purl
Row 6 Knit
Row 7 Purl
Row 8 Knit 1, (Kfb, K1) repeat until last stitch, K1, (53 sts)
Row 9 Purl
Rows 10 – 25 continue in stocking stitch and pattern as desired. The pattern could be different coloured stripes or spots or zig zags.
Row 26 (K2, K2Tog) repeat to end of row, K1(40sts)
Row 27 Purl
Row 28 Knit
Row 29 Purl
Row 30 (K1,K2Tog) repeat to the end of the row, K1 (27sts)
Row 31 Purl
Row 32 Knit
Row 33 Purl
Row 34 K1, (K2Tog) to end of row, (14sts)
Row 35 Purl
Row 36 Knit
Row 37 Purl
Row 38 (K2Tog) to end of row, (7sts)
Cut the yarn and thread through the last 7 stitches and pull up. Sew down the side of the egg and then stuff with toy stuffing. Finish off by running some yarn round the cast on edge and complete sewing up.
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