*M1- by knitting into front and back of stitch
With 3mm needles cast on 4sts.
Row 1: K1, M1, K1, M1 – 6sts
Row 2: and every alt row: P to end
Row 3: Inc in every st – 12sts
Row 5: *K1, M1 rep from * to end
Row 7: *K2, M1 rep from * to end
Row 9: *K3, M1 rep from * to end
Continue in st st for 15 rows ending with RS facing for next row.
Row 16: *K3, K2tog rep from * to end
Row 18: *K2, K2tog rep from * to end
Row 20: *K1, K2tog rep from * to end
Row 22: *K2tog rep from * to end – 6st left
Cut the yarn, leaving enough yarn to join the egg. Thread the yarn through 6 st and stitch sides together, stuffing the egg before the opening gets too small.