Small Crochet Amigurumi Egg or Mouse

Small Crochet Amigurumi Egg or Mouse

Written by Teresa Richardson

Skill Level:

Size H/5mm Crochet Hook (You can use different size crochet hooks)
4-ply Yarn
Polyester Fiberfill
Tapestry Needle
2 buttons

SC - Single Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch
EA - Each
ST - Stitch
SC DEC - Single Crochet Decrease
MC - Magic Circle
HDC - Half Double Crochet
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 3-6: 1 SC in ea SC around (12 single crochet total)
Stuff the egg/mouse with fiberfill.
Round 7: Work 3-4 Single Crochet decrease, It will start to get snug.

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/mouse. Cut off any remaining portion of the tail.


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