Crochet Amigurumi Egg


Crochet Amigurumi Egg

Video Tutorial:
Crochet Amigurumi Egg

Written by Teresa Richardson

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Materials
Size H/5mm Crochet Hook
4-ply Yarn
Polyester Fiberfill
Tapestry Needle

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch
EA - Each
ST - Stitch
SC DEC - Single Crochet Decrease
Single Crochet Decrease - This is where you join 2 single crochet, reducing them down to 1 stitch. Insert the hook in the first stitch, wrap the yarn over, pull it through. There will be 2 loops on the hook. Insert the hook in the next stitch, wrap the yarn over and pull it through the stitch. There will be 3 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook and pull through all 3 loops on the hook. This completes the single crochet decrease.

Chain 3, Join.
Round 1: 6 SC in loop, do not join. (6 single crochet total)
The first single crochet will be in the top of the previous round without joining. The remaining project will be worked in a continual round.

Round 2: 2 SC in ea SC around ( 12 single crochet total) Mark the last stitch with a yarn marker.

Round 3: 1 SC in ea SC around (12 single crochet total)

Round 4: *1 SC in the next ST, 2 SC in the next ST. Continue around from* 6 times total. (18 single crochet total)

Round 5-11: 1 SC in ea SC around. (18 Single Crochet total)
Stuff the egg with fiberfill.

Round 12: Work 9 Single Crochet decrease. (9 Single Crochet total)

Work a couple more single crochet decreases. Cut the yarn and secure the tail by pulling it through the stitch. Weave the needle through the remaining stitch and pull the opening shut. Knot and secure a couple of times. Sew the tail up through the center of the egg. Cut off any remaining portion of the tail.

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