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The beautiful Faberge-like texture on these little eggs comes from working a two-color honeycomb stitch with metallic thread as the contrast on a solid color background. The eggs are knit flat, seamed, and stuffed. A circular or double point needles are necessary for this technique.

Skills: Cast on, knit, purl, yarn over, slip stitches purlwise, knit two together, purl two together, bind off, and seam.

Sizes: Multiple sizes of the eggs can be achieved by using different main color yarn weights. Worsted Weight MC - 3" long, DK -2.25" long, Fingering - 1.5 inches long.

Materials:
• Main Color (MC) yarn - Approximately 15 yards. Yarns tested include Cascade 220, Lamb’s Pride Worsted, Knit Picks Wool of the Andes, Knit Picks Gloss DK, TOFUtsies Sock Yarn
• Contrast Color (CC) metallic crochet thread -Approximately 6 to 8 yards
• 1 Circular or 2 double point needles 2-3 sizes smaller than the size you normally use to knit the selected MC yarn. Worsted weight samp
Language
English
Brand
Independent Designer
Designer
Verdigris Knits
Craft
Knitting
Format
Downloadable PDF
Skill Level
Intermediate
 

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