Saturday, April 25, 2015

Easter Eggs and Basket

sc-single crochet
hdc-half double crochet
dc-double crochet
fo-fasten off

Cross stitching thread (I used DMC thread, and please note that I used two skeins of the dark brown to create the basket)
1mm crochet hook
Small amount of stuffing

Rd1:Starting at the bottom of your egg with the color of your choosing for your egg sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2:Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3-5:Sc x 12 (12)
Rd6:[Sc, inc] x 6 (18)
Rd7:Sc x 18 (18)
Rd8:[Sc, dec] x 6 (12)
Rd9-10:Sc x 12 (12)
Rd11:Stuff egg as you decrease close, dec x 6 (6)
Rd12:Dec x 3, fo (3)

Rd1:Starting in the middle of the bottom of your basket sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2:Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3:[Sc, inc] x 6 (18)
Rd4:[Sc x 2, inc] x 6 (24)
Rd5:[Sc x 3, inc] x 6 (30)
Rd6:[Sc x 2, inc] x 10 (40)
Rd7:[Sc x 3, inc] x 10 (50)
Rd8:[Sc x 4, inc] x 10 (60)
Rd9:[Sc x 5, inc] x 10 (70)
Rd10:[Sc x 8 in back loop, dec in back loop] x 7 (62)
Rd11:Hdc x 62 (62)
Rd12:Dc x 2, [dc x 8, dec] x 6 (56)
Rd13: Switch to tan thread and hdc x 56 (56)
Rd14:Switch to cream thread and hdc x 56 (56)
Rd15:Change to brown thread and hdc x 56, fo (56)
Row1:With brown thread ch x 21(21)
Row2: Turn, hdc x 20, fo (20)

Weave in ends. Now decorate your eggs by sewing on little polka dots or stripes! And sew the handle onto your basket. Cut little pieces of green thread for grass, and you're done!
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