Sheldon the Egg is an early Easter present for you all! Sheldon dreams of being an astronaut. He would love to see the Earth from space as it looks Blue and Green like him!
Acrylic Light Worsted (double knit) yarn in following colors:-
Note: Only small amounts of each color are used so 25g balls will be plenty.
3.5mm (E-4) crochet hook
Black embroidery thread
Black sewing thread
2 x 5mm Black beads for the eyes
ch: Chain – insert hook into loop. Yarn around hook, pull yarn through loop.
sc: single crochet – insert hook into stitch and draw up a loop. 2 loops on hook. Yarn over hook and pull yarn through both loops.
sc2tog: single crochet 2 together - insert hook into stitch and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next stitch and draw through a loop. 3 loops on hook. Yarn over hook and pull yarn through all 3 loops.
ss: slip stitch – insert hook into stitch, yarn around hook and draw through both the stitch and the loop on the hook.
magic ring: Make a loop by wrapping the yarn around 2 fingers twice. Make a chain by pulling through the ball end of the yarn through the loop. Work the required amount of sc into the loop. Pull the tail end of the yarn to tighten until there is no hole visible.
Using Blue yarn
Round 1: using magic ring crochet 6sc into loop. Tighten.
Round 2: 2sc into each st (12sts)
Round 3: *1sc in next st, 2sc in next st; rep from * to end (18sts)
Round 4: *1sc in next 2sts, 2sc in next st; repeat from * till end (24sts)
Round 5: *1sc in next 3sts, 2sc in next st; repeat from * till end (30sts)
Rounds 6-9: 1sc in each st
Round 10: *sc2tog, 1sc in next 13sts; repeat from * till end (28sts)
Round 11: *sc2tog, 1sc in next 12sts; repeat from * till end (26sts)
Round 12: *sc2tog, 1sc in next 11sts; repeat from * till end (24sts)
Round 13: 1sc in each st
Round 14: *sc2tog, 1sc in next 10sts; repeat from * till end (22sts)
Round 15: *sc2tog, 1sc in next 9sts; repeat from * till end (20sts)
Round 16: *sc2tog, 1sc in next 8sts; repeat from * till end (18sts)
Round 17: *1sc in next st, sc2tog; repeat from * till end (12sts)
(add a little more stuffing to the top of the egg)
Round 18: sc2tog till opening closed
Leg (make 2)
Using Yellow yarn
Foot (make 2)
Using Yellow yarn
Row 1: 1sc in second ch from hook, 1sc in each ch till end, turn (4sts)
Row 2: ch1, 1sc in each st, turn (4sts)
Row 3: *ch4, ss in next st; repeat from * till end (12chs)
Sew the legs to the feet.
Sew the legs to the bottom of the egg towards the front.
Sew the 5mm Black beads to the egg to make the eyes.
Using 3 strands of Black embroidery thread sew a mouth just under the eyes.
Tie in a knot (see fig 3 and 4).
Repeat for the other 4 lengths of yarn. Trim the hair to the desired length.
Weave in all ends.
Disclaimer: Items made with this pattern can be sold but credit must be given to me as the designer. The pattern itself can not be resold.