Crochet egg cosy free pattern

Egg cosy crochet pattern

Egg cosy crochet patternPhildar Phil Coton 4 (100% cotton, 50g/85m), 1 ball each of Yarn A Pistache (43), Oiellet (34) or Turquoise (41); Yarn B Mercure (08)

A 2.5mm (US B/1 or C/2) hook

A 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) hook

2cm (3/4in) pompom maker

Stitch markers

Tapestry needle

MEASUREMENTS

Bunny Ears cosy 9x7cm (3 1/2x2 3/4in) folded flat

Bunny Tails egg cup cover 8x5.5cm (3x2in) folded flat; to fit an egg cup of 17cm (6 3/4in) circumference, with no stem.

ABBREVIATIONS

Reverse dc Work each dc to the right of the stitch previously worked (if you are right-handed)

NOTES

Pieces are worked using the amigurumi method, in a continuous spiral without closing off each round with a slip stitch.

You may find it helpful to place a marker in the first st of each round and move it up as you work.

BUNNY EARS COSY

Using your choice of Yarn A and a 3mm hook, make a magic loop.

Round 1 (RS) 8dc into loop.

Round 2 2dc in each st around. [16 sts]

Round 3 1dc in each st around.

Round 4 *1dc in next st, 2dc in next st; repeat from * around. [24 sts]

Round 5 1dc in each st around.

Repeat Round 5, five more times.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

EARS (MAKE 2)

Each time you change yarn, drop the yarn you are not using to the WS of your work.

Using Yarn A to match the cosy and a 2.5mm hook, ch8, ss to first ch to make a loop, being careful not to twist.

Round 1 (RS) 1dc into next 6 sts, change to Yarn B, 1dc in last 2 sts. [8 sts]

Round 2 Change to Yarn A, 1dc into next 6 sts, change to Yarn B, 1dc in last 2 sts. [8 sts]

Repeat Round 2, five more times.

Round 8 Change to Yarn A, (dc2tog) 4 times. [4 sts]

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Using a tapestry needle, run the tail through the stitches in Round 8 and pull tight.

Fasten off.

TO FINISH

Sew the ears to the top of the cosy.

BUNNY TAILS EGG CUP COVER

Using Yarn B and a 3mm hook, make a magic loop.

Round 1 (RS) 8dc into loop.

Round 2 2dc in each st around. [16 sts]

Round 3 *1dc in next st, 2dc in next st; repeat from * around. [24 sts]

Round 4 1dc in each st around.

Repeat Round 4, seven more times.

Round 12 Reverse dc in each st around.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

TO FINISH

Make a pompom using one of the Yarn A shades and sew to the side of the egg cup cover, as a tail.

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