Crochet Memories Spring Patterns

Monday, March 31, 2014

Free Pattern - Filet Cross Easter Egg Cover



Crochet a dozen of these perfect little egg covers and give them out to family and friends for Easter. Try making these in different colors and stacking some together in a basket for a splash of Easter spring cheer. 


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Filet Cross Easter Egg Cover
Designed by: Cylinda Mathews

Materials:
100% cotton thread, size 10
Steel crochet hook, size 8 USA (1.50 mm)

Finishing Materials:
Plastic egg (3 1/4" T)
1 Ribbon rose
2/3 yd (1/4" W) ribbon
Glue

Finished Size: 4 /14" T x 2 1/2" W
Gauge: 2 rows=1/2"

Skill Level:  Easy - Intermediate

Pattern tested and model made by:  Cylinda Mathews

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Egg Cover:

Rnd 1) Ch 6 (counts as first dc plus ch 2), (dc, ch 2) 7 times in 5th ch from hook; join with a sl st to 4th ch of beg ch 6: 8 dc/8 sps.

Rnds 2-3) Ch 5, dc in joining; ch 2, dc in next dc, ch 2; * (dc, ch 2, dc) in next dc, ch 2, dc in next dc, ch 2; rep from * around; join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 5: 12 dc/18 dc respectively.

Rnd 4) Ch 3; * (2 dc) in next sp, dc in next dc, [ch 2, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) twice] twice, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next dc, ch 2, * dc in next dc; rep from * to * once; join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3: 2 beg crosses made/28 dc/22 ch 2-sps.

Rnds 5-8) Ch 3; * dc in next 3 dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) 10 times, ch 2, * dc in next dc; rep from * to * once; join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3: 28 dc/22 ch 2-sps.

Rnd 9) Ch 3; * dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc) in next sp, dc in next dc, dc in next sp, ch 1, dc in next dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) 3 times, dc in next dc (dec made), (ch 2, dc in next dc) 3 times, ch 1, dc in next sp, dc in next dc, (2 dc) in next sp; * dc in next dc; rep from * to * once; join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3: 40 dc/12 ch 2-sps/4 ch 1-sps.

Rnd 10) Ch 3, dc in next 3 dc; * ch 2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk next dc and sp, dc in next dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) twice, ch 2, dc bet next 2 dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) 3 times, ch 2, sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk next 2 dc, * dc in next 4 dc; rep from * to * once; join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3: 26 dc/20 ch 2-sps.

Rnd 11) Ch 3; * dc in next 3 dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) 9 times, ch 2, * dc in next dc; rep from * to * once; join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3: 26 dc/20 ch 2-sps.

Rnd 12) Ch 3; * sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc (dec made), (ch 2, dc in next dc) 9 times, ch 2, * dc in next dc; rep from * to * once; join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3: 22 dc/20 ch 2-sps.

Rnd 13) Sl st bet dc; ch 5 (counts as a dc plus ch 2), dc in next dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) 8 times, ch 2, dc bet next 2 dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) 9 times, ch 2; join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 5: 20 dc/20 ch 2-sps.

Rnds 14-15) Ch 5 (counts as first dc plus ch 2); * dc in next dc, ch 2; rep from * around; join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 5: 20 dc/20 ch 2-sps.

Rnd 16) Starting ruffle: * ch 12, sc in next sp, ch 12, sc in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in first ch: 40 ch 12-sps.  Fasten off, secure ends.

Rnd 17) Join CC to any ch 12 sp on last rnd with a sl st; ch 1, sc in same sp; * ch 5, sc in next ch 12 sp; rep from * around; join with a sl st in first sc: 40 ch 5-sps. Fasten off, secure ends.

Finishing:

Insert plastic egg in the crocheted cover. Clip ribbon in half. Weave one half of ribbon through rnd 14, beginning and ending at center front of egg. Pull ends tight to close the opening of cover over the egg, tie into a bow at center front of egg. Insert remaining ribbon through rnd 15, just above ribbon bow, and pull across the top of egg, and pull the other end of ribbon through opposite side of cover, through round 15. Tie in a square knot near the end. Position the ribbon so knot is hidden. This will be the hanging loop. Glue ribbon rose to center front of bow.

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We recommend these products from Joann's to complete your Easter basket!

  DMC Cebelia Crochet Cotton Size 10 Offray Single Face Satin Ribbon 1/4" - 20 Yds Offray Small Ribbon Roses Vp



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Other related patterns you may enjoy working include:

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1 comment:

Anna Eddleman said...

I think you have a typo in row 4 can you check it out and let me know, I don't understand your "twice twice" what exactly do you do twice?