Easter Egg Holder

Make a unique crochet decoration for Easter by following the crocheting tutorial on how to make crochet egg holders. It’s a great crochet idea for Easter.  Not only for Easter, you can display your hard-boiled eggs for a Sunday breakfast or brunch all-year-round.

Materials
This project is a medium difficulty level.
1 crochet thread cotton in various colors (size 3)
1 crochet hook 3.5 mm (E-4)
scissors
starch

Instructions
For the pictured Egg holders, take your thread and make a slip knot and applying your crochet hook chain 6 and connect with the first loop to form a circle with a sl st (slip stitch).

  • 1st round: 3 cs (chain stitch) and 14 dc (double crochet) in circle. Connect with a sl st in 3rd cs.
  • 2nd round: 1 cs plus 5 cs, repeat 4x 1 sc (single crochet) in 3rd dc and 5 cs. Conclude this row by combining with a sl st in first cs.
  • 3th round: 1 cs, repeat 5x 1 sc, 3 dc, 5 cs, 3 dc, and 1 sc in each previous 5 cs gap. Connect with a sl st to the first cs at the end of row.
  • 4th round: sl st in 3 dc and 2 cs, start with 3 cs plus 5 cs, repeat 5x 1 dc in bottom cs-arch, 5 cs, 1 dc in same bottom cs loop. Conclude this row by combining with a sl st in third cs.
  • 5th round: 4 cs, repeat 5x 4 cs, 1 sc in center of cs-arch, 4 cs, 3 tc (treble crochet) combined in the loop, 4 cs, 3 tc (treble crochet) combined in the loop, 4 cs, 3 tc (treble crochet) combined in the loop. Conclude this row by combining with a sl st in fourth cs.
  • Finishing bud: Now turn your work around. Make 2sl st in cs, 4 cs and 1 sc in bottom cs-arch make, 4 cs and 1 sc in bottom cs-arch. Turn your work around. 2 sl st in cs, 6 cs, 1 sl st to finish this bud. Sl st to the next bud to second cs of first cs-arch and repeat 4x as finishing bud instruction.

Drench with starch, or thick sugar water, and let dry in little glasses to form and stiffen.

About Creative Valérie

Creative Valérie enjoys crocheting in her free time. Having so many crochet ideas, she likes to share her crochet projects with tutorials on her website as well as on social media. For over 20 years Creative Valérie has made numerous crochet projects for family and friends. Just recently she decided to take her hobby to the next level and share her newest projects on her website as well as on social media.

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