Thursday, 14 March 2013

Easter Egg and Baby Chick Tutorial


Another Easter related tutorial today :)

Easter Egg: (using 3.5mm crochet hook and DK yarn)

1. make a magic loop, ch1, 6scs in loop, join with sl st in 1st sc (6)
2. ch1, turn, 2scs in each st, join with sl st in 1st sc (12)
3. ch1, turn, 2scs in st at base of ch, *sc in next st, 2scs in next st* rep from *-*, sc in last st, join with sl st in 1st sc (18)
4-9. ch1, turn, sc around, join with sl st in 1st sc (18)
10. ch1, turn, *sc2tog, sc in next st* rep from *-*, join with sl st in 1st sc (12)
11. ch1, turn, sc around, join with sl st in 1st sc, stuff firmly with toy filling (12)
12. ch1, turn, *sk1st, sc in next*, rep from *-*, join with sl st in 1st sc (6)
13. bind off and weave in ends

Baby chick: (using 3mm crochet hook and DK yarn)

Body:
1. make a magic loop, ch1, 6scs in loop, join with sl st in 1st sc (6)
2. ch1, turn, 2scs in each st, join with sl st in 1st sc (12)
3. ch1, turn, 2scs in st at base of ch, *sc in next st, 2scs in next st* rep from *-*, sc in last st, join with sl st in 1st sc (18)
4-9. ch1, turn, sc around, join with sl st in 1st sc (18)
10. ch1, turn, *sc2tog, sc in next st* rep from *-*, join with sl st in 1st sc (12)
11. ch1, turn, sc around, join with sl st in 1st sc, stuff firmly with toy filling (12)
12. ch1, turn, *sk1st, sc in next*, rep from *-*, join with sl st in 1st sc (6)
13. bind off and weave in ends
Wings: make 2
1. make a magic loop, ch2, 7hdcs in loop, do not join, fasten off (8)
2. you should have a semi circle, stitch this onto the side of your chick

Add eyes using knots and stitch a triangle for the beak. Finished!


I have this cute little ornament up for sale in my shop, along with some other cute things I've made so go and check it out :)

1 comment:

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