Easter Egg & Duck Appliqué

FP219 Easter Basket Egg and Duck Applique

Easter Egg & Duck Appliqué

Pattern #FP219

Original Design By: Maggie Weldon

Size: Easy Skill
Size: Egg & Duck – about 3½” tall
Materials: Sport Weight Yarn
Small amounts of the following: White (W); Yellow (Y); Orange (O)
Additional Materials: Yarn needle; Hot/Craft Glue, 15 mm Moveable Eyes (1)
Crochet Hook: Size F-5 (3.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 9 sts = 2 inches; 5 rows = 2 inches

Abbreviations

beg beginning rep repeat
ch chain rnd round
CC contrasting color sc single crochet(s)
dc double crochet sl st(s) slip stitch(es)
hdc half double crochet sp(s) space(s)
lp(s) loop(s) st(s) stitch(es)
MC main color tr treble crochet
rem remaining yo yarn over

 

JOINING WITH SC
When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.

Special Stitches

Double Crochet Decrease (dc dec): Keeping last loop of each st on hook, dc in next 2 sts, yo and pull through 3 loops on hook.

 

BACK EGG

Row 1: (Right Side) Starting at bottom, with W, ch 7; 2 dc in 3rd ch from hook (skipped ch counts as first dc), dc in next 3 ch, 2 dc in last ch. (8 dc)
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first dc now and throughout), turn, dc in first dc, (dc in next dc) across to last dc, 2 dc in last dc. (10 dc)
Rows 3-6: Ch 2, turn, (dc in next dc) across. (10 dc)
Rows 7-9: Ch 2, turn, dc dec, (dc in next dc) across to last 2 dc, dc dec. (8, 6, 4 dc)
DO NOT FINISH OFF.
Edging: With right side facing, ch 1, sl st evenly around entire Egg. Finish off and weave in ends.

FRONT EGG – HALF SHELL

Rows 1-3: Rep Rows 1-3 of Back Egg.
Row 4: Ch 3, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, skip first dc of Row 3, sl st in next dc, * ch 3, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, skip next dc, sl st in next dc; rep from * across. Finish off leaving long end.

DUCK

Row 1: (Right Side) Starting at bottom, with Y, ch 6; dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next 2 ch, 2 dc in last ch. (6 dc)
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first dc now and through-out), turn, dc in first dc, (dc in next dc) across to last dc, 2 dc in last dc. (8 dc)
Row 3: Ch 2, turn, (dc in next dc) across to last dc, 2 dc in last dc. (9 dc)
Row 4: (Tail) Ch 3, turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, skip first dc of Row 3, sl st in next dc; sl st in next 3 dc, (Head) (sl st, ch 2, dc) in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc. Leave rem dc unworked.
Row 5: Ch 2, turn, dc in next 3 dc (of Head), hdc in last dc. (5 sts) DO NOT FINISH OFF.
Edging: With right side facing, ch 1, sl st evenly around entire Duck. Finish off and weave in ends.

WING

Row 1: (Right Side) Starting at base, with Y, ch 3, 2 dc in first ch (skipped ch counts as first dc). (3 dc)
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, (dc in next dc) across. DO NOT FINISH OFF.
Edging: With right side facing, ch 1, sl st evenly around entire Wing. Finish off leaving long end.

BEAK

With right side of Duck facing, join O with sl st to outer edge of Head (between Rows 4 & 5 on right), ch 3, (sl st, ch 4, sl st) in same sp as joining.
Finish off and weave in ends.

FEET

With right side of Duck facing, working in foundation chain, join O with sl st to first ch, (ch 4, sl st in next foundation ch) twice. Finish off and weave in ends.

Finishing USE PHOTO AS A GUIDE
Duck – Sew (or Glue) Wing and 7mm Eye to Duck.
Egg – Using long end, sew Front Half Shell to Back Egg, leaving opening. Tuck Duck into pocket.

All Rights Reserved ©2010 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,

Maggie

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