Diamond Shell Easter Egg Cover PDF

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Diamond Shell Easter Egg Cover PDF Pattern


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Diamond Shell Easter Egg Cover PDF medium 2 inch egg

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • dc
  • ch

Pattern Description:

I don't know why, but every time I used to draw Easter eggs as a kid they were always zig-zaggy! I looked around for a zig-zaggy type design for an Easter egg and couldn't find one. After quite a few tries I finally realized that simple sometimes is best and went with just a plain shell stitch, very similar in design to my Stained Glass Cross Ornament.

Pattern includes 2 sizes- one to fit a plastic or real hardboiled egg approximately 2 1/2 inches tall, and the second to fit a larger egg about 3 1/5 inches tall.

Pattern is fashioned like a pouch, and is closed by gathering the opening together and tying off. This closing could be tied with a bow to make the egg removable if desired.

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Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • sized to fit a large plastic or glass egg form 3 to 3.5 inches tall
  • now also includes 2 inch tall size!


  • 1.75 mm steel crochet hook
  • Small amount of size 10 crochet thread

Pattern Reviews

Pattern Reviews

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SewMuchLove on craftsy.com

Excellent Cara's Easter Egg  March 26, 2013

Once again a wonderful pattern from Cara! Great pattern to make plain old Easter eggs elegant!

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About Designer

HeritageHeart on craftsy.com

~Heritage Heartcraft, heirloom quality thread crochet by Cara Louise~

I have been crocheting since about 1974 at age 8 when my mother taught me with regular yarn and larger crochet hooks. A year or so later, she found a bag that had been her mother's which contained some gorgeous doilies her mother had made, along with some skinny crochet thread and some impossibly small steel crochet ...

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