Free Easter Knitting Patterns - 4 Eggs worked Flat

Did someone say Easter Egg? You mean chocolate Easter eggs right? Oh, Knitted Easter Eggs, yes, even better! Put the chocolate Easter eggs aside, grab your knitting needles and hop into Easter with this charming collection of knitted Easter egg patterns. With four different designs, you can create a delightful array of knitted Easter egg decorations. Hang them up as festive ornaments to brighten up your home or use them for an exciting Easter egg hunt or spring fayre. These easy-to-follow patterns are perfect for knitters of all levels and make great gifts for children or creative DIY enthusiasts. With colourful and creative ideas to choose from, you'll be sure to find inspiration that will help you decorate your house in style this Easter! Plus, your reusable knitted eggs will become a cherished part of your annual traditions. Don't miss out on these wonderful opportunities to knit up some beautiful and cheerful Easter creations! Grab your cup of tea, knitting needles, yarn and get knitting!
Knitted Easter Eggs Patterns worked flat
Get ready for the Easter Egg Hunt or Spring Fayre with this 4 knitted Easter egg patterns.
 Free Knitted Easter Patterns - 4 Wonderful Easter Eggs worked flat. 
Knit up these perfect Easter Eggs this Spring - 4 different styles to choose from. 

 Plain, Striped, Heart and Dotty 


Stitch Directory
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k        - Knit
p        - Purl 
kfb     - Knit front and back - Increase stitch
k2tog  - Knit 2 next stitches together 
st(s)    - Stitches 
( )       - Repeat the instructions inside the brackets the number of times specified 


Additional Stitch Directory for Dotty Easter Egg only
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ssk     - Slip, slip knit 
yo       - yarn over 
p1tbl   - Purl through the back loop 


Materials - Click on the item to purchase 

3mm Knitting Needles (UK11) (US3)
King Cole DK Big Value yarn - 5g per egg (16 yards)
Polystyrene Egg Shapes 8cm high x 5.5cm diameter (3 x 7 inches) or Toy Stuffing - Note the egg will keep it's shape better with the polystyrene Egg inside.
● Tapestry Needle


(Note: these are alffilate links to a very reliable UK yarn store and the polystyrene eggs are linked to Amazon)  

Printable PDF version for Easter Egg knitting pattern
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Pattern Notes for all Eggs 

● Tension Gauge - 20 sts x 28 rows = 4 x 4 inches (10cm x 10cm)
● All eggs are worked up flat on straight needles.
● All eggs are worked from the top down.
● If you are substituting the yarn use the yardage figure instead of the grams. 

Free Knitted Easter Patterns

1.  Plain Easter Egg 

Free Knitting Pattern for a Plain Easter Egg  

Plain Easter Egg Pattern 

Cast on 8 sts
Row 1 - p, (8)
Row 2 - k1, (kfb) 6 times, k1. (14)

**** PURL ALL ODD Rows****

Row 4 - k1, (kfb, k1) 6 times, k1. (20)
Row 6 - k1, (kfb, k2) 6 times, k1. (26)
Row 8 - k1, (kfb, k3) 6 times, k1. (32)
Row 10 - k1, (kfb, k4) 6 times, k1. (38)
Row 12 - k1, (kfb, k5) 6 times, k1. (44)
Row 14 - k1, (kfb, k6) 6 times, k1. (50)
Row 16 - k1, (kfb, k7) 6 times, k1. (56)
Rows 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28 & 30 - k. (56)
Row 32 - k1, (k2tog, k1) 18 times, k1. (38)
Row 34 - k1, (k2tog, k1) 12 times, k1. (26)
Row 36 - k1, (k2tog) 12 times, k1. (14)
Row 38 - k1, (k2tog) 6 times, k1. (8)
Leave a long yarn tail and thread the tail through the remaining 8 stitches on your needle, pull tight. Put in the polystyrene egg or lots of toy stuffing and sew down the side seam with the right side facing out. At the top, weave the yarn through the 9 cast on stitches, pull to close and secure the yarn.



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2. Striped Easter Egg 

Striped Easter Egg Free Knitting Pattern

Striped Knitted Easter Egg Pattern 

Follow the instructions for the Plain Easter Egg pattern above, changing the yarn colour after every six rows.


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3. Heart Knitted Easter Egg 

Free Knitting Pattern for Easter Egg Heart

 Heart Easter Egg 

Cast on 8 sts
Rows 1 - 17 - Complete rows 1-17 of the Plain Easter Egg above. 
Row 18 - k. (56)
Row 19 - p6, (k3, p3, k3, p9) twice, k3, p3, k3, p5. (56)
Row 20 - k4, (p5, k1, p5, k7) twice, p5, k1, p5, k5. (56)
Row 21 - p5, (k11, p7) twice, k11, p4. (56)
Row 22 - k4, (p11, k7) twice, p11, k5. (56)
Row 23 - p5, (k11, p7) twice, k11, p4. (56)
Row 24 - k5, (p9, k9) twice, p9, k6. (56)
Row 25 - p7, (k7, p11) twice, k7, p6. (56)
Row 26 - k7, (p5, k13) twice, p5, k8. (56)
Row 27 - p9, (k3, p15) twice, k3, p8. (56)
Row 28 - k9, (p1, k17) twice, p1, k10. (56)
Row 29 - p. (56)
Row 30 - k. (56)
Rows 31 to 38 - Complete rows 31 to 38 of the Plain Easter Egg.
Following finished instructions given for Plain Easter Egg.



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4. Dotty Easter Egg 

Free Knitted Polka Dot Easter Pattern


Dotty Easter Egg Pattern

Use a polystyrene egg inside not toy stuffing for this egg.

Special Note - Work the following into all “yo twice” stitches on Rows 21, 25 & 29 p1 in the 1st yarn over and then p1tbl in the 2nd yarn over

Cast on 8 sts
Rows 1 - 17 - Complete rows 1-17 of the Plain Easter Egg above.
Row 18 - k. (56)
Row 19 - p. (56)
Row 20 - k2, *k2tog, yo twice, ssk, k4** repeat from * to ** 6 times,
k2tog, yo twice, ssk, k2. (56)
Row 21 - p. (56)
Row 22 - k. (56)
Row 23 - p. (56)
Row 24 - k6, *k2tog, yo twice, ssk, k4** repeat from * to ** 6 times, k2. (56)

Row 25 - p. (56)
Row 26 - k. (56)
Row 27 - p. (56)
Row 28 - k2, *k2tog, yo twice, ssk, k4** repeat from * to ** 6 times,
k2tog, yo twice, ssk, k2. (56)
Row 29 - p. (56)
Row 30 - k. (56)
Rows 31 to 38 - Complete rows 31 to 38 of the Plain Easter Egg. Following finished instructions given for Plain Easter Egg.

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  • Your patterns are very clear and easy to understand. Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us!


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