January 26, 2007

Easter Egg Rug Crochet Pattern




EASTER EGG RUG


MATERIALS:
1 skein each color Bernat Baby Coordinates yarn; Soft Mauve, Soft Blue, Baby Pink and Lemon Custard, K hook or hook needed to obtain gauge, six 1\2” flower patches\appliqués, three 1\2” baby chicks patches\appliqués and no sew glue.


Gauge: 6 sc, dc sts = 2”, 4 rows sc, dc sts = 2”, 3 hdc = 1”, 2 rows of hdc = 1”


FINISHED SIZE: 24” X 25”


EGG:
Worked with two strands of yarn throughout.
ROW 1: With 2 strands custard and K hook ch-13, sc 2nd ch from hook, (dc next ch, sc next ch) 5 times, dc last ch, ch-1, turn. (12 sts)


ROW 2: (Sc, dc) next 2 sts, (sc next dc, dc next sc) across to last 2 sts, (sc, dc) next 2 sts, ch-1, turn. (16 sts)


ROW 3: (Sc next dc, dc next sc) across, fasten off custard; join blue, ch-1, turn.


ROW 4: Rep row 2. (20 sts)


ROW 5: (Sc next dc, dc next sc) across, ch-1, turn.


ROW 6: Rep row 2. (24 sts)


ROW 7: Rep row 5. At the end of row seven fasten off blue, join custard.


ROW 8: Rep row 5.


ROW 9: Rep row 2. At the end of row 9 fasten off custard, join pink. (28 sts)


ROW 10-11: Rep row 5.


ROW 12: Rep row 2. (32 sts)


ROW 13: Rep row 5. At the end of row 13 fasten off pink, join custard.


ROW 14: Rep row 5.


ROW 15: Rep row 2. At the end of row 15 fasten off custard, join mauve, (36 sts)


ROW 16-18: Rep row 5.


ROW 19: Dc dec next 2 sts, (sc next dc, dc next sc) across, ch-1, turn. (35 sts)


ROW 20: Dc dec next 2 sts, (sc next dc, dc next sc) to last 3 sts, sc next st, dc dec next 2 sts, fasten off mauve, join custard, ch-1, turn. (33 sts)


ROW 21: Dc dec next 2 sts, (sc next dc, dc next sc) to last 3 sts, sc next st, dc dec next 2 sts, ch-1, turn. (31 sts)


ROW 22: Rep row 21. End row 22 fasten off custard; join pink. (29 sts)


ROW 23-25: Rep row 21. End row 25 fasten off pink; join custard. (27 sts)(25 sts)(23 sts)


ROW 26-27: Rep row 21. End row 27 fasten off custard; join blue. (21 sts)(19 sts)


ROW 28-30: Rep row 21. End row 30 fasten off blue; join custard. (17 sts)(15 sts)(13 sts)


ROW 31-33: Rep row 21. end row 33 do not turn, do not fasten off. (11 sts)(9 sts)(7 sts)


EDGING:
Please note: When working the edging always carry yarn you are not working with behind the stitches you are currently working. After the first rnd the instructions will no longer included drop yellow, pick up blue due to its length. You are still using two strands of yarn.


RND 1: Evenly hdc around outer edge of egg, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (111 sts)


RND 2: Hdc 1st st, join blue, drop custard, * hdc next st, drop blue, pick up custard, hdc sa st, (drop custard, pick up blue, hdc next st, drop blue, pick up custard, hdc next st) 4 times, drop custard, pick up blue, hdc next st, drop blue, pick up custard, hdc next st, drop custard, pick up blue hdc sa st, (drop blue, pick up custard, hdc next st, drop custard, pick up blue, hdc next st) 4 times, drop blue, pick up custard, hdc next st, * rep bet ** around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (122 sts)


RND 3: Custard hdc next st, blue hdc next, * custard hdc next, blue hdc sa st, (custard hdc next, blue hdc next) 5 times, custard hdc next, blue hdc next, custard hdc sa st, (blue hdc next, custard hdc next) 5 times, blue hdc next, * rep bet ** around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (134 sts)


RND 4: (Blue hdc next st, custard hdc next st) twice, * Blue hdc next st, custard hdc sa st, rep bet () 6 times, * rep bet ** around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (144 sts)


RND 5: (Blue hdc next st, custard hdc next st) twice, * blue hdc next st, custard hdc sa st, rep bet () 6 times, blue hdc next st, custard hdc next st, blue hdc sa st, (custard hdc next, blue hdc next) 6 times, custard hdc next, * rep bet ** around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (154 sts)


RND 6: (Blue hdc next st, custard hdc next st) around, join pink, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn, fasten off blue.


RND 7: (Pink hdc next st, custard hdc next st) twice, * pink hdc next st, custard hdc sa st, rep bet () 7 times, * rep bet ** around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (164 sts)


RND 8: (Pink hdc next st, custard hdc next st) twice, pink hdc next st, custard hdc sa st, rep bet () 7 times, pink hdc next, custard hdc next st, pink hdc sa st, (custard hdc next, pink hdc next) 7 times, custard hdc next, * rep bet ** around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (174 sts)


RND 9: (Pink hdc next st, custard hdc next st) twice, * pink hdc next st, custard hdc sa st, rep bet () 8 times, * rep bet ** around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (184 sts)


RND 10: (Pink hdc next st, custard hdc next st) twice, * pink hdc next st, custard hdc sa st, () 8 times, pink hdc next, custard hdc next, pink hdc sa st, (custard hdc next, pink hdc next) 8 times, custard hdc, * rep bet ** around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. 194 sts)


RND 11: (Pink hdc next st, custard hdc next st) around, join mauve, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn, fasten off pink.


RND 12: (Mauve hdc next st, custard hdc next st) twice, * mauve hdc next st, custard hdc sa st, rep bet () 9 times, * rep bet ** around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (204 sts)


RND 13: (Custard hdc next st, mauve hdc next st) twice, * custard hdc next, mauve hdc sa st, rep bet () 9 times, custard hdc next, mauve hdc next st, custard hdc sa st, (mauve hdc next, custard hdc next) 9 times, mauve hdc next, * rep bet ** around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (214 sts)


RND 14: (Mauve hdc next st, custard hdc next st) twice, * mauve hdc next, custard hdc sa st, rep bet () 10 times, * rep bet ** around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (224 sts)


RND 15: (Custard hdc next st, mauve hdc next st) twice, * custard hdc next, mauve hdc sa st, rep bet() 10 times, custard hdc next, mauve hdc next, custard hdc sa st, (mauve hdc next, custard hdc next) 10 times, mauve hdc next, * rep bet ** around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (234 sts)


RND 16: (Mauve hdc next st, custard hdc next st) around, sl st top beg hdc, fasten off all yarns.


FINISHING:
With no sew glue, glue flowers across the blue stripes in the egg and the chicks across the mauve stripe.

1 comment:

Renee said...

Thanks so much for this pattern! I may make a few of these!