Easter dinner is a special event in many homes around the world. Here in south Texas, we always have a barbeque with chicken and beef fajitas, kiolbasa sausage, potato salad, rice and beans. After dinner it’s time to head outside for the Easter egg hunt for the littles. Then it’s time for the cascarones!
Cascarones are a fun and festive Easter tradition that is popular in Mexico and the United States. They are made by hollowing out a chicken egg and filling it with confetti or small toys. The egg is then sealed with a piece of tissue paper and decorated. Cascarones are typically cracked over someone’s head to shower them with confetti.
If you would like an extra special Easter egg decoration or a unique place setting for your Easter table, try this simple Rainbow Egg Cozy Crochet Pattern.
They’re quick and easy to make and will brighten up your Easter decor.
Cotton worsted weight yarn:
4 yards white
2 yards purple
2 yards dark blue
3 yards light blue
3 yards green
4 yard yellow
4 yards orange
5 yards red
Size G (4.0 mm) crochet hook
Fits standard plastic egg or hard-boiled egg.
Rainbow: (Make 2)
Row 1: With purple, ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, 4 sc in last ch. Working on opposite side of foundation ch, sc in 2 ch (8 sc). Fasten off purple. Do not turn.
Row 2: Attach dark blue in first st of Row 1. Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 4 sts, sc in last 2 sts (12 sc). Fasten off dark blue. Do not turn.
Row 3: Attach light blue in first st of Row 2. Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next st,* 4 times, sc in last 2 sts (16 sc). Fasten off light blue. Do not turn.
Row 4: Attach green in first st of Row 3. Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts,* 4 times, sc in last 2 sts (20 sc). Fasten off green. Do not turn.
Row 5: Attach yellow in first st of Row 4. Ch 1, sc in first 4 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts,* 4 times, sc in last 4 sts (24 sc). Fasten off yellow. Do not turn.
Row 6: Attach orange in first st of Row 5. Ch 1, sc in first 6 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts,* 4 times, sc in last 6 sts (28 sc). Fasten off orange. Do not turn.
Row 7: Attach red in first st of Row 6. Ch 1, sc in first 8 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts,* 4 times, sc in last 8 sts (28 sc). Fasten off red.
Weave in all ends.
Place rainbows right sides together and use red yarn to sew tog along Row 9. Turn back to right side.
Attach white yarn at any st of bottom edge. Working along row ends, *sl st in end of row, ch 3,* repeat for every row end on both sides. Sl st in same sp as first sl st to join. Fasten off white. Weave in ends.
Add-free PDF available at: Rainbow Egg Cozy Crochet Pattern
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