Russian Spring Easter Eggs by Olga Beckmann

Russian Spring Easter Eggs

March 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 9 rows = 1 inch
in stranded colorwork
US 1 - 2.25 mm
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Festive hanging ornaments for spring and Easter. The pattern bundle includes 4 motifs: 2 birds, a flower and a blossom tree.

Design details

● Easter eggs with traditional motifs for stranded knitting
● decorated with a cord, tassels and beads

Pattern instructions

The eggs are worked from combination of charted and written instructions.
The pattern includes 4 charts for stranded colorwork, photo Tutorial for Eggs
and photo Tutorial for Duplicate stitch embroidery,
2 greeting cards for your spring gifts.

Traditional red-and-white embroidery pattern on old textiles and russian colorful painting have inspired me to make these beautiful knitted easter eggs. Red birds, trees and eight-point stars always captured my interest.These Eggs are knitted in fine wool yarn and decorated with multicolor yarn tassels, glass beads and silver bell beads.