Crochet Egg Applique Pattern + Video Tutorial

Elevate your Easter crafting with my Crochet Egg Pattern! This appliqué pattern opens the door to endless Easter crafting possibilities.

Whether you’re embellishing Easter cards, sprucing up table settings, or adding a touch of cheer to your holiday decor, these charming egg appliqués are the perfect choice.

With instructions for two different sizes, you can let your creativity soar and bring a dash of Easter magic to all your projects. The free crochet pattern and video tutorial are below.

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crochet egg applique

CROCHET EGG PATTERN INFORMATION

These crochet eggs are super fun, quick, and easy to make. They are a great stash buster and the perfect mindless crochet project to work on while watching a few episodes of your favorite tv show.

Scroll to the very end of this post for a great list of creative uses for these crochet egg appliqués. I bet you haven’t thought of some of them!

Skill Level

Beginner. This crochet egg pattern uses basic stitches in basic form and in simple repeats in rounds or rows.

Project Materials

Crochet Egg Size Chart

Egg WidthEgg Length
Small Crochet Egg2.25 inches2.75 inches
Large Crochet Egg3 inches 3.75 inches
Crochet Egg Size Chart

Crochet Gauge

2 rounds = 1 inch and 5 stitches = 1 inch

  • This pattern starts with a magic circle.
  • The beginning of each round/row starts with a chain which does not count as your first stitch. 
  • Join in the round with a slip stitch to the first stitch made in that round. 
  • Repeat instructions between asterisks (*) for the remainder of the round.
  • dc = double crochet stitches
  • tc = treble crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet stitches
  • sc = single crochet stitches
  • st = stitch
  • sts = stitches
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ch = chain
  • chs = chains
  • rnd = round
  • rnds = rounds
  • rem = remaining
  • blo = back loop only
  • flo = front loop only
  • ws = wrong side
  • rs = right side

Etsy Shop

This pattern is also available as an ad-free PDF pattern in my Etsy Shop.

Related Patterns

You may also like my Chick, Bunny, and Peeps appliqué crochet patterns.

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crochet egg applique

CROCHET EGG PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

crochet egg applique

Small Crochet Egg Pattern

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 11 dc, join with sl st to the top of the first dc (11 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in each st, join (22 stitches)

Rnd 3: do not chain, sl st in the next st, sc, hdc, dc, 2 tc, 2 tc, dc, hdc, sc, sl st, fasten off and weave in your ends.

crochet egg applique
crochet egg applique

Large Crochet Egg Pattern

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 11 dc, join with sl st to the top of the first dc (11 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in each st, join (22 stitches)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next st*, join (33 stitches)

Rnd 4: do not chain, sl st in the next st, sc, hdc, dc, 2 tc, tc, 2 tc, dc, hdc, sc, sl st, fasten off and weave in your ends.

crochet egg applique
crochet egg applique

Decorate your Crochet Eggs

Use white yarn and a tapestry needle to stitch some fun designs, shapes and/or patterns on your crochet eggs.

Get creative with it! Hearts, initials, names, zodiac symbols, important dates, special numbers, the possibilities are endless!

crochet egg applique

Creative Uses for Crochet Appliqués

Easter-themed crochet appliqués are versatile and can add a delightful touch to various projects and decorations.

  1. Garments: Sew or attach Easter appliqués to clothing items like sweaters, cardigans, or baby onesies to create festive and unique Easter outfits.
  2. Home Decor: Incorporate crochet appliqués into table runners, placemats, pillow covers, and curtains to give your home a cheerful Easter makeover.
  3. Greeting Cards: Glue or stitch appliqués onto homemade Easter cards to send personalized holiday greetings.
  4. Basket Decorations: Attach appliqués to Easter baskets, making them stand out during egg hunts or as thoughtful gift baskets.
  5. Hair Accessories: Sew tiny appliqués onto hairpins, headbands, or hair ties for a festive Easter-themed accessory.
  6. Gift Wrapping: Enhance your Easter gift wrapping by adding crochet appliqués as gift tags or decorations on wrapped presents.
  7. Easter Wreaths: Use crochet appliqués to decorate Easter wreaths, making your front door or wall decor extra special.
  8. Scrapbooking: Incorporate these appliqués into your scrapbooking projects to commemorate Easter celebrations.
  9. Kitchen Items: Add a festive touch to aprons, pot holders, or kitchen towels with Easter-themed appliqués.
  10. Toy Embellishments: Sew or attach appliqués onto stuffed animals or dolls to create Easter-themed toys.
  11. Baby Items: Decorate baby blankets, onesies, or bibs with crochet appliqués for adorable Easter-themed baby gifts.
  12. Party Decor: Use these appliqués as decorations for Easter parties, such as on banners, table centerpieces, or cupcake toppers.
  13. Photo Props: Incorporate appliqués into photo booths or props for Easter-themed photo sessions.
  14. Jewelry: Create Easter-inspired jewelry pieces like brooches or pendants using crochet appliqués.
  15. DIY Crafts: Integrate them into various craft projects like scrapbooking or shadow boxes.

With a little imagination and creativity, crochet appliqués can bring the joy and spirit of Easter to a wide range of projects and crafts.

crochet egg applique

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