23 Best Easter Egg Crochet Patterns


This blog post will show you the 23 best Easter egg crochet patterns to make.

With the Easter holiday around the corner, it’s time to make Easter eggs.

Are you looking to decorate or plan an Easter egg hunt? 

These crochet egg patterns are perfect for both!

23 Easter Egg Crochet Patterns

If you are ready to make your own egg set, check out the free Easter patterns below. 

Happy Crocheting!

Crocheted Easter Eggs

Crocheted Easter eggs are a great project because they are a fun and creative way to celebrate the holiday season.

They are an inexpensive and eco-friendly alternative to plastic Easter eggs and can be reused year after year.

Crocheting Easter eggs is a great way to improve your crochet skills and try out new stitch patterns. 

You can make them into decorations for your home, and they can be customized to fit your personal style and color scheme. 

Add them to your Easter basket or table decor, or make them into an Easter Egg garland.

Check out more Easter patterns here – Easter

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23 Best Easter Eggs Crochet Patterns

How To Crochet Easter Eggs?

To crochet Easter eggs, it’s essential to be acquainted with fundamental crochet techniques. 

These include the use of a magic ring to start projects in the round seamlessly. 

Basic stitches like single crochet (sc) and double crochet (dc) are commonly employed, along with increasing (inc) and decreasing (dec) techniques to shape the egg. 

Working in the round, joining rounds with slip stitches (sl st), and incorporating color changes are crucial skills for creating a seamless and visually appealing design. 

What Do You Need To Make Crochet Eggs? 

What is the best yarn weight for crochet eggs?

The best yarn weight for crocheting eggs depends on the desired size and aesthetic of the finished project. 

Generally, sport or DK (double knitting) weight yarn is a good choice for smaller and more delicate crochet eggs, producing a finer and more intricate result. 

However, if you prefer larger and more substantial eggs, you might opt for a worsted or aran weight yarn. 

It’s essential to consider the intended purpose of the eggs and the effect you want to achieve. 

What hook size for crochet eggs? 

The appropriate crochet hook size for eggs largely depends on the yarn weight you’ve chosen and the desired size of the finished eggs. 

If you’re using a sport or DK weight yarn for smaller, more delicate eggs, a smaller hook size, such as 3.5 mm to 4.5 mm (E to 7), may be suitable. 

For worsted or aran weight yarn for larger eggs, a medium-sized hook in the range of 4.5 mm to 6 mm (7 to J) is common. 

However, it’s crucial to refer to the recommended hook size on the yarn label and to adjust your hook size to achieve the desired gauge and stiffness for the project.  

Learn how to read a yarn label here – How To Read A Yarn Label (Step By Step) 

More Supplies 

  • Scissors: A pair of sharp scissors is essential for cutting the yarn.
  • Yarn Needle/Darning Needle: A yarn needle or tapestry needle is useful for weaving in ends and finishing your crochet project.
  • Polyester Fiberfill or Stuffing: For giving your crochet eggs their desired shape, you’ll need stuffing material. Polyester fiberfill is commonly used for amigurumi and egg projects.
  • Stitch Marker: Use a stitch marker to keep track of the beginning of each round, especially if you’re working in a continuous spiral.
  • Safety Eyes or Embroidery Floss: If you want to add eyes to your crochet eggs, you can use safety eyes or embroider eyes with contrasting yarn or embroidery floss.
  • Optional Decorations: Depending on your design, you might want additional embellishments such as ribbons, buttons, or other decorative elements.
crocheting with tee shirt yarn

Crochet Lessons

If you are a beginner and need help with the crochet basics, check out the crochet lessons here – Crochet Lessons {With Video Tutorials}.

There, you will find tutorial posts for all the crochet techniques a newbie needs to know.  

Including how to hold a crochet hook, how to create a foundation chain (ch), single crochet stitches (sc), double crochet stitches (dc), treble crochet (tr), how to make a single crochet decrease (sc dec), and all the crochet abbreviations (in UK and US terms) a maker needs to know.

Join The Handy Little Me Facebook Group to connect with more makers.

And if you need more video tutorials, check out my YouTube channel here. – Handy Little Me – YouTube 

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