Free Crochet pattern Easter Nesting Eggs

Its almost Easter! This year I am sharing a pattern for Nesting Eggs with you. They are just fun to play with, but you could also use them as little baskets on the Easter Table and fill them with those yummy chocolate eggs.

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About the yarn

You can of course use any yarn with matching hook size!

I used Double four by Durable which is similar to Drops Paris or Cahlista with hook size 4mm.

Measurements :  The biggest egg is about 12 cm and the smallest 6 cm.

Abbreviations US terms:

beg    beginning

st       stitch/stitches

slst    slip stitch

ch      chain

sc      single crochet

hdc    half double crochet

dc      double crochet

Bottom:

Instructions:

Egg 1:

Make a magic ring or chain 3 and close with ss in first ch to form ring

Round 1: 2ch (=1dc), 11dc in ring, close with slst in 2nd ch.

Round 2: 1ch (= 1sc), 1sc in same stitch, 2sc in next 3 st, 2hdc in next st, 2dc in next 2 st, 2hdc in next st , 2sc in next 4st, close with slst in ch from beg.

Round 3: 1ch (= 1sc), 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 7st, 1hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2dc in next 2 st, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next st, 1sc in next 7 st, 2sc in next st, 1sc in next st, close with slst in ch from beg.

Round 4: 1ch (= 1sc),1sc in next, 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 9 st, 1hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2dc in next 2 st, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next st, 1sc in next 9 st, 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 2 st, close with slst in ch from beg.

Round 5: 1ch (= 1sc),1sc in next 2 st, 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 11st, 1hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2dc in next 2 st, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next st, 1sc in next 11 st, 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 3 st, close with slst in ch from beg.

Round 6: 1ch (= 1sc),1sc in next 3 st, 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 13st, 1hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2dc in next 2 st, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next st, 1sc in next 13st, 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 4 st, close with slst in ch from beg.

Round 7: 1ch (= 1sc),1sc in next 4 st, 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 15st, 1hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2dc in next 2 st, 2 hdc in next st, 1hdc in next st, 1sc in next 15st, 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 5 st, close with slst in ch from beg.

Round 8-14: 1ch (= 1sc),1sc in every next st, close with slst in ch from beg

Egg 2:

Start and round 1 – 6 like egg 1

Round 7-12: 1ch (= 1sc),1sc in every next st, close with slst in ch from beg

Egg 3:

Start and round 1 – 5 like egg 1

Round 6-10 1ch (= 1sc),1sc in every next st, close with slst in ch from beg

Egg 4:

Start and round 1 – 4 like egg 1

Round 5-8: 1ch (= 1sc),1sc in every next st, close with slst in ch from beg

Egg 5:

Start and round 1 – 3 like egg 1

Round 4-6: 1ch (= 1sc),1sc in every next st, close with slst in ch from beg

Egg 6:

Start and round 1 – 2 like egg 1

Round 3-4: 1ch (= 1sc),1sc in every next st, close with slst in ch from beg

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