Egg Cosy Knitting Pattern

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This easy egg cosy knitting pattern is perfect for beginners and will be sure to keep your boiled eggs warm and cosy on Sunday mornings!

Make the egg cosy with flower decoration in many different colors to place over chocolate eggs in a basket or to simply adorn breakfast tables.

The pattern is easy to follow, knit flat on straight needles in dk yarn.

Egg cosy knitting pattern

Egg Cosy Pattern

You can use up leftover yarns in your stash and make lots of egg cosies in different colors.

The egg cozy pattern is great for any beginner knitter who is learning how to knit, as it is a great project for learning new stitches.

If you would like to make more knitted items for the home, please take a look at the other patterns in the home knitting patterns library.

You may also be interested in making this fluffy Easter bunny egg cozy.

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Free Egg Cosy Knitting Pattern

Egg cosy knitting pattern

This easy egg cosy pattern is perfect for beginners and will be sure to keep your boiled eggs warm and cosy on Sunday mornings!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Active Time 1 hour
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Difficulty Easy/beginner
Estimated Cost $5

Materials

  • Double knit (DK) yarns in any colour (around 20g or less – any yarn scraps will do).

Tools

  • 4 mm (US 6) knitting needles
  • Buttons
  • Darning needle
  • Scissors
  • Tape measure

Instructions

Body

  1. Cast on 28 stitches with your yarn color choice
  2. Knit in st st - stocking stitch (knit one row, purl one row) until the piece measures 1 inch, ending with a purl row.
  3. *K2tog, K4, repeat from * till end
  4. Purl
  5. *K2tog, K3, repeat from * till end
  6. Purl
  7. *K2tog, K2, repeat from * till end
  8. Purl
  9. K2tog across.
  10. Break off the yarn leaving a 7-inch length.
  11. Thread the 7-inch length onto a sewing needle, and draw it through all stitches on the knitting needle.
  12. Pull tightly.
  13. Fold the right sides together and sew the seam with the 7-inch length yarn.
  14. Weave in loose ends.
  15. Turn right side out.

Small Flower

  1. Using 4 mm (US 6) needles and yarn of your color choice
  2. Cast on 50 sts
  3. Row 1: (WS): Knit
  4. Row 2: (RS): *K1, cast off next 8 sts (one st on right needle after cast off), rep from * 4 times more.
  5. Break yarn and thread through rem 10 sts.
  6. Pull up tight and fasten off securely.

Medium Flower

  1. Using 4 mm (US 6) needles and any double knit yarn, cast on 80sts
  2. Row 1: (WS): Knit
  3. Row 2: (RS): *K1, cast off next 14 sts (one st on right needle after cast off) rep from * 4 times more.
  4. Break yarn and thread through rem 10 sts.
  5. Pull up tight and fasten off securely.
  6. Sew the button into place in the middle of the small flower and then stitch it to the medium flower and attach it to the top of your egg cosy.

Notes

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations

Approx - Approximately

Beg - Begin(ning)

Cont - Continue(ing)

K - Knit

K2tog - Knit the next 2 stitches together

P - Purl

Rem - Remaining

Rep - Repeat

RS - Right side

St (s) - Stitch(es)

st st - Stocking stitch (knit one row, purl one row)

WS - Wrong side

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