Want to make breakfast a little more fun? These cheerful crochet egg cozies are one creative way to approach it. They'll make everyone in your house start the day with a smile. And of course, some of these egg cozies also would be fun to make for Easter. Here are more than 18 different crochet patterns for you to choose from.
Article Edited by Kathryn Vercillo
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This is a family of egg cozies shaped like little chicks. Each one is basically the same so they are easy to craft and yet they all have their own unique details to create a whole family.
Make one to represent each person in your family using the free crochet pattern available at the Red Heart website.
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These little egg cozies look just like hats decorated with pom poms. They'll make your eggs look super stylish.
You'll find the free DROPS crochet pattern available at the Garnstudio website.
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This pretty set includes an egg warmer plus placemat and napkin ring. They are all done in matching spring colors with a floral design, making them a perfect choice for any table in springtime.
You can grab the free crochet patterns at the Garnstudio website.
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This is another DROPS crochet pattern set, similar to the one pictured above. This pretty set includes free crochet patterns for egg warmers and two different-sized placemats and a napkin ring.
You can make the entire set or you can create just the pieces that are right for your springtime or summer table decor.Continue to 5 of 18 below.
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This little crochet egg cozy is shaped like a chicken that is laying its eggs. It has a cute pompom for a tail. The pattern is easy to complete, based on simple single crochet and half double crochet stitches. The final size of the chicken is approximately 5 inches from beak to tail.
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The pattern is available as a free download at the Ravelry website from designer Sandra Claesen who calls it a "cosie" not a "cozy."
Visually, it is sleek, chic and minimalistic. It's a nice contrast to the typical "cutesy" crochet egg cozy and would definitely work in many different kitchens all throughout the year. Dress it up in different ways depending on the button that you choose to adorn it with.
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Of course, this isn't really a square egg cozy, it's simply inspired by the ubiquitous granny square, one of the most classic motifs in crochet. It is designed to be made using embroidery thread, so it's a fine crochet design that can be created in really colorful thread selections that are perfect for Easter (or any other holiday).
The free crochet pattern is available at the ISAMO blog.
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You can get the free crochet pattern for this little green frog-shaped egg cozy at Kody May's blog.
At first glance, you can't even tell that an egg is hiding inside, so you easily could use this frog as decoration throughout the year even when you don't need an egg cozy. It's so cute.Continue to 9 of 18 below.
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This fluffy little bunny-shaped egg cozy is crocheted using an eyelash novelty yarn. The result is a soft, cushy, adorable little Easter bunny that's enjoyable to touch and play with and cute for decoration at the springtime holiday.
You can get the pattern as a free download at the Ravelry website.
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You can use this egg cozy pattern to make bunches of different egg cozy critters. The pattern is for the basic egg warmer shape and then there are endless adaptations based on your imagination.
If this sounds interesting to you, you can get more details or grab the free pattern at the Ravelry website from crochet designer Bethan David.
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How about a robot-themed crochet egg cozy? Star Wars themes never go out of style.
If that's what you're looking for, you'll find the free crochet pattern at the lillkitten blog. It's perfect for any sci-fi fan.
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Most crochet egg cozies are designed to go over the top of the egg and cover it up. This one, however, is a bit like a mini Easter basket that holds the eggs for you. It's crocheted using T-shirt yarn so it's a great upcycling project!
You can find the free crochet pattern posted at the "No Day Without Yarn" blog.Continue to 13 of 18 below.
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This cute little crochet pattern will turn your eggs into a garden of colorful mushrooms.
It's available as a free download on Ravelry from designer Akinna Stisu.
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This free crochet pattern for striped egg cozies (Brits call it a cosy) is written in U.K. terms with tips for adapting to different-sized eggs.
The free pattern is posted at the lululoves.co.uk blog.
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This is a chicken-shaped egg cozy that would look especially great as breakfast table decor in a country-style kitchen.
The free pattern is available in both German and English from designer Katharina Sokiran on Ravelry.
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What are the eggeaters? Well, while it's up for debate, they look like creepy little cyclops egg cozies. But you be the judge by checking them out.
You'll find the free crochet pattern for them on the "No Day without Yarn!" blog.Continue to 17 of 18 below.
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This bunny will guard your eggs with its sharp little teeth and the button eyes will add pizzazz to egg cozy.
You can access the free crochet pattern at the Gingerschatz blog.
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Here's something you don't see every day. This egg cozy is shaped like a rat, and he's wearing a Grim Reaper-style costume. The design is based on the Death of Rats from the Terry Pratchett Discworld novels.
This crochet pattern by designer Hanneke Sieben is available as a free download at the Ravelry website. It includes instructions to make a scythe out of craft foam.