Thursday, March 20, 2008

Egg People

Materials:You will need: Size "E" crochet hook, sewing/embroidery needle to apply the face, Worsted weight (Red Heart) yarn, stitch marker, fiber fill or appropriate stuffing, And what you have on hand to make a face, hair, etc
Pattern note:
Rows are works in continuous rounds. Continue to next row-do not slip stitch at end of rows.
The rows are increased, then worked in even rows until you begin the decrease rows.
Stitches Used:
Ch=Chain Sc=Single Crochet
Dec sc =Decrease single crochet
Start: Chain 2.
Row 1: Work 6 sc in 1st ch. Place marker in last sc of round and move with
Each row.
Row 2: Work 2 sc in each sc (12 sc).
Row 3: *Two sc in next sc. One SC in next sc. Repeat from * around for
A total of 18 sc.
Rows 4 – 6: Sc in each sc for total of 18 sc in each row.
Add Your Face Now-
*Sew in face (I am using "easy-sew eyes" and Embroidery thread.)
*You can get creative and sew the top with fancy fur for hair, or sew the top a
Different color and add a decorative row to the front loop, then change colors
And attach to that back look for a hat, etc.
Row 7: Sc in next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Sc in next 4. 2 sc in next sc.
Sc in next 4. 2 sc in next sc. Sc in next 2. 2 sc in last stitch (total of 22 sc).
Row 8: Sc in each sc (22 sc).
Begin Decrease rows-
Row 9: *Sc in next sc. Sc DEC (insert hook in next stitch as you do with a sc,
Then insert hook in following stitch and pull hook through the three
Loops to decrease.) Repeat from *around (14 sc.)
Row 10: *Sc in next sc. Sc DEC. Repeat from * 3 times more. Sc in last 2 sc. (9 sc).
Stuff egg with fiber fill or the material of your choice.
Row 11: Remove stitch marker. Sc DEC until bottom of egg is closed.
Hide tail of yarn in the egg.
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