Eggs and Bacon

Free Crochet Pattern

Easy / UK Standard Terms

What you need

  • 3.5 mm crochet hook
  • Yellow yarn (50g)
  • White yarn (50g)
  • Pink Yarn
  • Stuffing
Dimensions: 3.5” x 3.5” x 0.8” (9 x 9 x 2 cm)
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    Stitches

    • ch: chain
    • dc: double crochet
    • htr: half-treble crochet
    • tr: treble crochet
    • BLO: back loop only
    • FLO: front loop only
    • dc2tog: pull yarn through loop, pull yarn through second loop, yarn over and pull through all loops

    Process

    Egg

    Start with yellow yarn.

    Rnd 1: ch 2, work 6 dc into first ch - 6 st.
    Rnd 2: 2 dc in each st around - 12 st.
    Rnd 3: [2 dc in next st, dc in next st] 6 times - 18 st.
    Rnd 4: [2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 st] 6 times - 24 st.
    Rnd 5: [2 dc in next st, dc in next 3 st] 6 times - 30 st.
    Rnd 6: (3 rounds) dc in each st around - 30 st.
    Rnd 7: BLO [dc2tog, dc in next 3 st] 6 times - 24 st.
    Rnd 8: [dc2tog, dc in next 2 st] 6 times - 18 st.

    Stuff yolk.

    Rnd 9: [dc2tog, dc in next st] 6 times - 12 st.
    Rnd 10: [dc2tog] 6 times - 6 st.
    Rnd 11: [dc2tog] 3 times and fasten off - 0 st.

    Keep the yolk upside down. Using white yarn, insert the hook into the first front loop left in round 7 and stitch from right to left.

    Rnd 12: FLO dc in each st around - 30 st.
    Rnd 13: [2 dc in next st, dc in next 4 st] 6 times - 36 st.
    Rnd 14: [2 dc in next st, dc in next 5 st] 6 times - 42 st.
    Rnd 15: [2 dc in next st, dc in next 6 st] 6 times - 48 st.
    Rnd 16: [2 dc in next st, dc in next 7 st] 6 times - 54 st.
    Rnd 17: [2 dc in next st, dc in next 8 st] 6 times - 60 st.
    Rnd 18: [htr, tr, htr] 12 times - 60 st.

    Fasten off and weave ends.

    Bacon Strip

    Start with pink yarn.

    Rnd 1: ch 25 - 25 st.
    Rnd 2: Insert hook into previous st and work [dc, tr, dc] 8 times - 24 st.

    Fasten off. Using white yarn, insert the hook into the first st and stitch from right to left.

    Rnd 3: dc in each st. ch 1 and turn at the end of the stitch row - 24 st.
    Rnd 4: dc in each st and fasten off - 24 st.

    Facing the back of your row and using pink yarn, insert the hook in the first loop on the right and stitch from right to left.

    Rnd 5: dc in each st. ch 1 and turn at the end of the stitch row - 24 st.
    Rnd 6: [dc, tr, dc] 8 times - 24 st.

    Fasten off and weave ends.

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      About the author

      Adriana Maronese

      I taught myself how to crochet a few years ago and haven’t been able to stop since then. I created this platform to help passionate crocheters like me feel inspired to create more. Because I truly believe life without art would be just boring.
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