Free egg cosy knitting pattern

Knit this cute colourwork egg cosy for Commit to Knit, a charity campaign from UK Hand Knitting.

Free egg cosy pattern

UK Hand Knitting would like you to commit to making one item for charity as part of its annual Commit to Knit campaign. You can also encourage others to get involved, and perhaps even organise a charity knitting event.


Have a go at knitting from a chart to make this sweet little zig-zag stripe egg cosy from Patons, and enjoy mixing and matching yarn shades to create your own unique colour combinations. You can download the pattern from the links below.

Oxfam would love you to knit these cosies for them to sell in their shops. The charity works around the world to alleviate poverty and create societies where empowered individuals can thrive. Take your cosies to your local Oxfam shop – find it at

This pattern is taken from the ‘Commit to Knit’ booklet that came with Simply Knitting issue 147.

You will need:

Patons, Wool DK (100% wool, 50g/125m)

1 ball of each: Beach Blue (165), Passion Fruit (121), Pink (137), Natural (102), Black (199)

A pair of 3½mm knitting needles

Download your free pattern:

To download your free knitting pattern, click on the link below and it will open in a new window. You can then save the pattern.


Egg cosy knitting pattern PDF

Egg cosy knitting pattern