Bella the Bunny

Bella the Bunny
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Great for Easter! Put these Bunnies in your kids Easter baskets. They will love it. This crochet bunny is made from 8 different pieces: Front feet, back feet, two ears, head, tail, and main body. After making each piece you then sew these pieces together. So Cute! You can make them your children’s favorite colors.

 

Materials: Size 3 light weight yarn. I used Spa (Naturally Caron) yarn colors- 0001 Rose Bisque and 0008 Misty Taupe, Hook Size: F, Poly –Fill, and a darning needle.

CH=Chain

SL = Slip Stitch

SC = Single Crochet

HDC = Half Double Crochet

DC = Double Crochet

Dec = Decrease (Decrease by SC 2 together)

 

Body: Color Rose

Base: Ch 3 (Working from bottom to shoulders).

Rnd 1: 10 HDC in 1st CH made, Sl to 1st HDC made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd2: 2 SC in next 5 sts, 1 SC, 2 SC in next, 1 SC, 2 SC in next, 1 SC, Sl to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 3: 7 SC, *2 SC in next, 1 SC, Rep from * 4 times, Sl to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 4: *2 SC in next sp, 1 SC, Rep from * 6 times, 2 SC in next, 7 SC, SL to 1st SC, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 5-11: 30 SC, ch 1 turn.

Rnd 12: 6 SC, Dec, 7 Sc, Dec, 13 SC, Sl to 1st Sc made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 13-14: 28 SC, Sl to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 15: 12 SC, Dec, 7 SC, Dec, 5 SC, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 16: 26 SC, SL to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 17: 3 SC, Dec, 4 SC, Dec, 9 SC, SL to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 18: 24 SC, SL to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 19: *Dec, 1 SC, Rep from * 4 times, Dec, 7 SC, SL to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 20: 8 SC, Dec, 1 SC, Dec, 1 SC, Dec, 2 SC, Sl to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 21: * 1 SC, Dec, Rep from * 2 times, 2 Sc, dec, 2 SC, SL to 1st SC made, tie off and leave a long tail.

 

Stuff body with poly-fill, take the tail and weave in and out of Rnd 21, pull the opening shut, tie off and hide string.

 

Front feet: Rose

Base: CH 3

Rnd 1: 8 SC in 1st Ch sp made, Sl to 1st SC, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 2: *1 SC, 2 SC in next, Rep from * 2 times, 3 SC, Sl to 1st Sc made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 3-6: 12 SC, Sl to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn. ( On rnd 6 tie off and hide string).

Make one more front foot.

 

Take darning needle and sew the Front Feet to the body as shown, but don’t forget to stuff the front legs with poly-fill before you completely finish sewing each leg on.

 

Head: Color Rose

Base: Ch 3

Rnd 1: 8 SC in 1st Ch made, Sl to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 2: 8 SC, Sl to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 3: 1 SC, 2 SC in next 4 sps, 3 SC, Sl to 1st, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 4: 4 SC, *2 Sc in next sp, 1 SC, Rep from * 2 times, 2 SC in next, Sl to 1st Sc made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 5: 15 SC, Sl to 1st Sc made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 6: *2 SC, 2 SC in next, rep from * 3 times, 3 SC, SL to 1st Sc made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 7: 5 SC, 2 Sc in next, 4 SC, 2 SC in next, 4 SC, 2 Sc in next, 3 SC, Sl to 1st SC, made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 8: 3 SC, 2 SC in next, 5 SC, 2 SC in next, 5 SC, 2 SC in next, 3 SC, Sl to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 9 – 10: 24 SC, SL to 1st Sc made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 11: 24 SC, DO NOT SL TO 1ST SC, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 12: 2 SL, 1 SC, Dec, 6 SC, dec, 6 SC, Dec, 2 SC, 1 SL, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 13: Sk 1st sp, SL, 3 SC, dec, 4 SC, Dec, 3 SC, SL, sk 1 sp, SL, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 14: Sk 1st sp, 12 SC, Sk 1 sp, SL, Ch1, turn.

Rnd 15: SK 1st sp, 10 SC, Sk 1 sp, SL, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 16: SC around entire opening of the head.

 

Stuff the head with poly-fill. Sew the head onto the body as if resting on top of the front feet.

 

Back Feet: Rose

Rep Rnd 1-6 on front feet

Rnd 7: 8 SC, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 8: Sk 1st sp, 5 SC, Sk 1 sp, 1 SC, Ch1, turn.

Rnd 9: Sk 1 sp, 3 SC, Sk 1 sp, 1 SC, Tie off hide string.

Make one more Back foot.

 

Sew the back feet onto the body as shown. Do not forget to stuff the back legs with poly-fill before you completely finish sewing the legs on.

 

Ears: Misty Taupe

Base: Ch 5

Row 1-2: 4 SC, CH 1, turn.

Row 3: 2 SC in 1st sp, 2 SC, 2 SC in last sp.

Row 4-6: 6 SC, CH 1, turn.

Row 7: Dec, 2 SC, Dec, Ch1, turn.

Row 8-9: 4 SC, Ch 1, turn.

Row 10: Dec, Dec, Ch 1, turn.

Row 11: 2 SC, Ch 1, turn.

Row 12: Dec, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 13: 3 SC in 1st sp, Sc around perimeter, Tie off and hide string

Make one more ear.

 

Sew the ears to the head.

 

Make a small pompom for the tail. What I did is wrap yarn around two fingers and tie it in the middle, tightly. Then, tie it onto the bunnies behind.

 

 

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