Introduction: How to Read a Crochet Pattern

alright, I've  taken an easy pattern for example

Important: when you are crotcheting in a circle, mark your begin or end

6scmake a circle of 6 chain's ( if you don't know how to make a circle, I'll explain that later)
2sc in first sc, sc in next sc* repeat  (9) This sounds hard, but it isn't. In the first of your circle, you're gonna increase. This means that youhave to make twosingle crotchets in one chain. In the next chain, you make one.
2sc in first sc, sc in next sc* repeat  (15)Repeat the same rhythm as in the previous row.
2sc in first sc, sc in next sc, sc in next sc* repeat  (20)Increase in the first, single crotchet the next two, repeat for this row
sc roundThis means that you just have to make one single crochet in each.
2sc in first sc, sc in next sc, sc in next sc, sc in next sc* repeat  (25)Increase in the first, single crochet the next three, repeat for this row
sc round for 5 roundsSingle crochet for the next five rows.

Decrease For explanation on decreasing, look at https://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-CROCHET-4/step5/decrease/

sc2together, sc in next sc, sc in next sc, sc in next sc* repeat  (20)Decrease the first, single crochet the next three, repeat for this row
sc2together, sc in next sc, sc in next sc* repeat Decrease the first, single crochet the next two, repeat for this row
sc2together, sc in next sc* repeat Decrease the first, single crochet the next, repeat for this row

Finishing
Finish off, leaving a 3in tail
Sew on eyes in black and a red or pink V for a mouth
Stuff egg very firmly
Thread tail though the remaining stitches and sew shut, weaving the end inside out of sight.

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NanoRobotGeek (author)2012-05-12

Man, This is a good Instructable. it helped a lot!

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