Monday, March 19, 2012

Crocheted Chickens Puzzle Solved!!

Well the puzzle on the little crocheted chickens has been solved.  They are egg cozys!!  Thank you everyone!!

Sheila Tindall wrote and said: Your husband is on the right track. They are egg cozys. a soft boiled egg was put into a egg cup and the chicken over it to keep the egg warm while it was taken to the table. My grandmother used them.
 
Also received a comment from wolferiver (http://wolferiver.wordpress.com/)


Heh. The word "cosy" came immediately to mind, so I did a search on "egg cosy", and looky at what I found: What Is An Egg Cosy
I guess you use them when you make a softboiled egg, to keep them warm for someone's meal.

Hmmm...we used to eat softboiled eggs all the time when I was a kid, but I haven't had one in ages.





I remember my mother having egg cups!  I will have to check and see if she still has those!!  Do you mom??

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