Knitted egg cosies are such a cute way to serve your eggs, especially if you have visitors around.
Let’s look at how to make cute chick knitted egg cosies. It is a good idea to make 6 or eight of them and they make a great table arrangement for easter time.
The Cutest Chick Knitted Egg Cosies
You will need gold DK yarn. Approximately 1 ball per cosie.
1 set of 2.75mm double-pointed needles (DPNs).
20 sts and 50 rows to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) over garter st using 2.75mm needles.
Height 6cm (21/2 inches).
You can get a comprehensive list of abbreviations right here.
WINGS (make two)
Cast on 8 sts using two 2.75mm DPNs and knit 13 rows.
Cast on 2 sts using two 2.75mm DPNs. Use orange DK wool.
Row 1: Kfb, K1. [3 sts]
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: Kfb twice, K1. [5 sts]
Purl 3 rows.
Row 7: K1, sl1, k2tog, psso, K1. [3 sts]
Row 8: Purl
Row 9: Sl1, k2tog, psso and fasten off.
Cast on 24 sts using 2.75mm DPNs and your gold yarn.
Making sure not to twist the stitches, join them into the round, and work as follows:
Rounds 1 and 2 *K1, P1; rep from * to the end of the round.
Round 3 purl.
Round 4 Knit.
Repeat Rounds 3 and 4 eight more times and then Round 3 once.
Round 22 *K2tog, K4; rep from * to the end of the round. [20 sts] Rounds 23, 25 and 27 Purl.
Round 24 *K2tog, K3; rep from * to the end of the round. [16 sts] Round 26 *K2tog, K2; rep from * to the end of the round. [12 sts] Round 28 *K2tog; rep from * to the end of the round. [6 sts]
- Neaten the cast-on and cast-off ends of the Body.
- Neaten the ends of the Beak and fold it in half to form two small triangles. Sew the seam between the two triangles to the front of the Body, 15 rounds above the ribbing.
- Using black sewing thread, sew two black sequins above and on either side of the Beak.
- On each wing, gently gather one side edge, and sew to either side of the body. Catch the top of the other side edges to the Body at the back of the chick to hold the Wings down in place.