Egg Buddies


Egg Buddies - Easter friends crochet pattern

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These little guys are so much fun to make and so quick and easy! A great addition to any Easter basket!

Materials needed:
Worsted weight yarn – small amounts of gray, white, yellow and orange
Suggested yarn: Hobby Lobby I love this Cotton in Dove, White, Buttercup & Orange
Suggested hook size: 3.25mm (D) hook

Other Materials Needed:
Black & pink embroidery floss
Blush
Yarn needle
Poly-fil
Stitch marker

Size: 2.5” tall, (bunny is 4” with the the ears) when made with suggested yarn and hook size.

Stitch abbreviations
Ch: Chain
MR: magic ring
St(s): stitch(es)
Sc: single crochet
Inc: increase
Dec: decrease
(): repeat same stitches
[]: stitches into same st
FO: fasten off

Pattern is worked in continuous rounds.

Body
Make 1 for each – in gray, white or yellow.
Stuff as you go.
R1: Sc x 6 in MR (6)
R2: Sc inc x 6 (12)
R3: (Sc x 2, sc inc) x 4 (16)
R4: (Sc x 3, sc inc) x 4 (20)
R5: (Sc x 4, sc inc) x 4 (24)
R6: Sc x 24 (24)
R7: (Sc x 3, sc inc) x 6 (30)
R8-12: Sc x 30 (30
R13: (Sc x 3, sc dec) x 6 (24)
R14: Sc x 24 (24)
R15: (Sc x 2, sc dec) x 6 (18)
R16: (Sc x 1, sc dec) x 6 (12)
R17: Sc dec x 6 (6)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. Whip stitch FLO & pull tight to close. Hide ends.
Embroider eyes at R7 of the body.
For the bunny only, embroider a nose at R9 of the body, and add a little smile under the nose.

Bunny feet
Make 2 – in gray.
Stuff as you go.
R1: Sc x 6 in MR (6)
R2: Sc inc x 6 (12)
R3-4: Sc x 12 (12)
R5: (Sc x 2, sc dec) x 3 (9)
R6-8: Sc x 9 (9)
R9: (Sc x 1, sc dec) x 3 (6)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. Whip stitch FLO & pull tight to close. Pull the yarn tail up into the side for sewing, Sew to the bottom of the body,
Bunny ears
Make 2 – in gray.
Do not stuff.
R1: Sc x 4 in MR (4)
R2: Sc inc x 4 (8)
R3: Sc x 8 (8)
R4: (Sc x 1, sc inc) x 4 (12)
R5-8: Sc x 12 (12)
R9: (Sc x 1, sc dec) x 4 (8)
R10: Sc x 8 (8)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. Pinch the bottom of the ear so that its folded and sew in place. Sew to the head positioned to one side.

Bunny tail
Make 1 – in white.
R1: Sc x 6 in MR (6)
R2: Sc inc x 6 (12)
R3-4: Sc x 12 (12)
R5: (Sc x 2, sc dec) x 3 (9)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. Stuff & sew to the bottom back of the body.

Chick beak
Make 1 – in orange.
R1: Sc x 4 in MR (4)
R2: (Sc x 1, sc inc) x 2 (6)
R3: Sc x 6 (6)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. Sew to the face 1 round under the eyes.

Chick feet
Make 2 – in orange.
R1: (Ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc x 2) x 3, sc across at the top of the 2nd, then the 1st toe, ch 1, turn (2)
R2: Sc x 2, ch 1, turn (2)
R3: Sc x 2 (2)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. Sew to the bottom of the body.

Duck beak
Make 1 – in yellow.
R1: Ch 7, starting in 2nd ch from hook, sc x 5, [sc x 3] in last ch. Working on the opposite side of the ch, sc x 4, sc inc (14)
R2-3: Sc x 14 (14)
R4: (Sc dec x 1, sc x 5) x 2 (12)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. Stuff but not too firmly. Sew to the face 1 round under the eyes.

Duck feet.
Make 2 in yellow.
R1: Ch 6, starting in 2nd ch from hook, sc x 4, [sc x 3] in last ch. Working on the opposite side of the ch, sc x 3, sc inc (12)
R2-4: Sc x 12 (12)
R5: (Sc dec x 1, sc x 4) x 2 (10)
R6: Sc x 10 (10)
R7: (Sc x 3, sc dec) x 2 (8)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. Whipstitch FLO & pull tight to close. Sew to the bottom of the body.

Add blush to the cheeks of your buddies if desired! 

You're done!
I hope you have enjoyed making your egg buddies as much as I enjoyed designing them. Please feel free to contact me if you need any assistance with this pattern.

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