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Easter Egg Crocheted Bookmark

Easter Egg Crocheted Bookmark
Easter Egg Crocheted Bookmark
Easter Egg Crocheted Bookmark

Designed by Terry Day

Materials needed:
  • 1-(10m) spool Kreink 3215 Peridot in Medium #16 Braid
  • 1-(10m) spool Kreinik 091 Star Yellow in Medium #16 braid
  • 1-(10m) spool Kreinik 3506 Blue Samba in Medium #16 Braid
  • Size 1 steel crochet hook (or size needed to obtain gauge for apples)
  • Sewing needle with eye large enough to allow the Braid to pass through
Finished size: 2” wide by 10”long

Instructions:
Key: ch = chain, sc = single crochet, sk = skip, hdc = half double crochet, st = stitch, sl (or sl st) = slip stitch, tog = together, dc = double crochet, lp = loop, trc = triple crochet

NOTE: It is critical that eggs are 2” wide at widest point when finished as this will ensure that you have enough thread to complete project as you will use nearly all thread specified.

EGGS: (make 1 green, 1 blue, 1 yellow)
Row 1: Ch 4, 7 trc in 4th ch from hook, ch 2, turn. (8 trc)
Row 2: Sk first trc, sc in next trc, (ch 2, sk next trc, sc in next trc) 2 times, ch 2, sc in top of ch-4 of previous row, ch 3, turn. (4 loops)
Row 3: Sc in first ch-2 sp (ch 3, sc in next ch-2 lp) 3 times, ch 3, sc in turning ch of previous row, ch 3, turn. (5 lps)
Row 4: Sc in first lp, (ch 3, sc in next lp) 4 times, ch 3, turn. (5 lps)
Row 5: Rep Row 4, ch 1, turn. (5 lps)
Row 6: (2 sc in next lp, sc in next sc) across, ending with-2 sc in last lp, ch 4, turn. (14 sc)
Row 7: (Trc next 2 sts tog) 2 times, trc in each of next 5 sc, (trc next 2 sts tog)) 2 times, ch 1, turn. (9 trc)
Row 8: (Sc next 3 sts tog) 3 times, ch 1, turn. (3 sc)
Row 9: Sc last 3 sts tog, fasten off. (1 sc)

BOW: With blue, ch 30, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Fasten off
TAILS: With blue, ch 25, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Fasten off.
MIDDLE TAIL: With green, ch 15, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Fasten off.

FINISHING: Press eggs and bow and tail pieces with warm steam iron placing cloth between iron and crochet pieces. With sewing needle and matching color crochet thread, attach eggs to each other using photo as guide for placement. With strand of blue crochet thread, fold bow piece in half and wrap thread around center of bow several times, secure to top of egg with needle and weave in ends so as not to show from back side. Fold blue tail piece in half, place green middle tail piece in center of fold, and secure both pieces to bottom of egg using sewing needle and weaving in ends so as not to show from back side. Press entire piece again if desired.

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SKU SKU17400
 
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