Crochet Refillable Easter Eggs Pattern

Learn how to make a simple crochet refillable Easter egg by following this free crochet Easter pattern. Full video tutorial included.

Learn how to make a simple crochet refillable Easter egg by following this free crochet Easter pattern. Full video tutorial included.

If you have a crochet business you definitely need to add a crochet refillable Easter egg to your product line. These are so cute and easy to make! Your customers will love them because they’re reusable, they can easily store them and use them every Easter!

Gone are the days of buying plastic eggs that break the moment you take them out of the package.

These crochet Easter eggs are also better for the environment! There’s no telling how many forgotten or lost plastic Easter eggs end up in our oceans.

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Learn how to make a simple crochet refillable Easter egg by following this free crochet Easter pattern. Full video tutorial included.

Materials

– Cotton yarn (worsted weight) I am using Hobby Lobby I love this Cotton.
Note: I would recommend using a solid color yarn, or you can do some color blocking. These eggs are made inside out and flipped right side out at the end. So when using variegated yarn, the seams can look a little wonky.
G 4.0mm Crochet Hook
Tapestry Needle
Scissors

Stitch Key (US Terms)

SC = Single Crochet
CH = Chain
INC= Increase -Put two stitches in the same space. (In this case, it will be two SC stitches.)
DEC=Decrease
SL ST= Slip Stitch
FSC= Foundation Single Crochet

Crochet Refillable Easter Egg Pattern

Each egg is made in 3 pieces. A front piece, where you can add decorative details if you’d like. Then two back pieces, a top back piece, and a bottom back piece.

Front Piece

Foundation Single Crochet 10. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: INC in first st. SC in the next 8 sts. INC in the last st. Ch 1, turn. (12 SC)

Row 3: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (12 SC)

Row 4: INC in first st. SC in the next 10 sts. INC in the last st. Ch 1, turn. (14 SC)

Row 5: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (14 SC)

Row 6: INC in first st. SC in the next 12 sts. INC in the last st. Ch 1, turn. (16 SC)

Rows 7-11: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (16 SC)

Row 12: DEC over the first 2 sts. SC in the next 12 sts. DEC over the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. (14 SC)

Row 13: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (14 SC)

Row 14: DEC over the first 2 sts. SC in the next 10 sts. DEC over the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. (12 SC)

Row 15: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (12 SC)

Row 16: DEC over the first 2 sts. SC in the next 8 sts. DEC over the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. (10 SC)

Row 17: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (10 SC)

Row 18: DEC over the first 2 sts. SC in the next 6 sts. DEC over the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. (8 SC)

Row 19: DEC over the first 2 sts. SC in the next 4 sts. DEC over the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. (6 SC)

Row 20: DEC over the first 2 sts. SC in the next 2 sts. DEC over the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. (4 SC)

Cut yarn, and tie off.

Bottom Back Piece

Foundation Single Crochet 10. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: INC in first st. SC in the next 8 sts. INC in the last st. Ch 1, turn. (12 SC)

Row 3: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (12 SC)

Row 4: INC in first st. SC in the next 10 sts. INC in the last st. Ch 1, turn. (14 SC)

Row 5: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (14 SC)

Row 6: INC in first st. SC in the next 12 sts. INC in the last st. Ch 1, turn. (16 SC)

Rows 7-11: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (16 SC)

Cut yarn, and tie off.

Top Back Piece

Foundation Single Crochet 16. Ch 1, turn.

Rows 2-4: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (16 SC)

Row 5: DEC over the first 2 sts. SC in the next 12 sts. DEC over the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. (14 SC)

Row 6: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (14 SC)

Row 7: DEC over the first 2 sts. SC in the next 10 sts. DEC over the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. (12 SC)

Row 8: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (12 SC)

Row 9: DEC over the first 2 sts. SC in the next 8 sts. DEC over the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. (10 SC)

Row 10: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (10 SC)

Row 11: DEC over the first 2 sts. SC in the next 6 sts. DEC over the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. (8 SC)

Row 12: DEC over the first 2 sts. SC in the next 4 sts. DEC over the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. (6 SC)

Row 13: DEC over the first 2 sts. SC in the next 2 sts. DEC over the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. (4 SC)

DO NOT CUT YARN.

Assembly

Learn how to make a simple crochet refillable Easter egg by following this free crochet Easter pattern. Full video tutorial included.

Lay your front piece with the right side facing up.

Lay your top back piece with the right side facing down, lined up on top of your front piece.

(we want the right side of our pieces facing each other, because we are going to seam the egg and then flip it right side out.)

Using the working yarn still attached to your top back piece, insert your crochet hook into the first stitch of the top back piece, then insert your hook through the same stitch on the front piece and INC. (2 SC in same space to create a corner.)

Learn how to make a simple crochet refillable Easter egg by following this free crochet Easter pattern. Full video tutorial included.

Going through both pieces, stitch for stitch, SC in the next 2 sts.

Going through both pieces, INC in the next st. (second corner)

Going down along the left side of your egg.

Going through both pieces, SC stitch for stitch for a total of 9 SC. You will have to make your own spots for your stitches to go since you are working in the “raw edge” of your pieces.

If you need help refer to the video that goes with this pattern.

Grab your bottom back piece. With the right side facing down, lay this piece on top of your top back piece. Overlapping the bottom 4 rows of the top piece, with the first 4 rows of the bottom back piece.

Learn how to make a simple crochet refillable Easter egg by following this free crochet Easter pattern. Full video tutorial included.

You will now be going through all three pieces to create your SC.

Learn how to make a simple crochet refillable Easter egg by following this free crochet Easter pattern. Full video tutorial included.

Go through the first space on the left side of the bottom back piece, lining it up with the top back piece and front piece. Create your SC.

Do this going down the left side, going through all 3 pieces, for a total of 4 SC.

Now you will be going down going through just the bottom back piece, and the front piece.

Place a total of 7 SC.

Now working along the bottom of our egg, place an INC in the first stitch going through both pieces.

SC in the next 8 sts, going through both pieces.

place an INC in the next stitch going through both pieces.

Now working your way upward on the right side, place a total of 7 SC going through the bottom back piece and the front piece.

In the next 4 stitches, place a SC going through all three pieces.

Finish by SC through the top back piece and front piece for a total of 9 sts.

Sl st to beginning SC.

Tie off.

Learn how to make a simple crochet refillable Easter egg by following this free crochet Easter pattern. Full video tutorial included.

Weave in your ends, and flip your egg right side out! Now you have a super cute, eco-friendly crochet refillable Easter egg!

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Spoiler alert: I gave a sneak peek in the video that goes with this pattern!

Happy Crocheting
❤️ Ashley

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