Bunny Brooch Pattern

Bunny Brooch Pattern
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Crochet a Bunny Brooch with our free pattern! Celebrate Easter and May Day with this simple bunny applique. You’ll enjoy wearing and sharing this bunny pin and it’s so versatile. Use the applique as a lapel pin, brooch, scarf accent, on a hat or Easter beanie, attached to a headband, sweater or other article of clothing. Crochet a quick and easy bunny brooch – it’s a breeze to make. Have a very Hoppy Easter and wear or share your bunny pin!

*For a tighter, or more stiff applique, change to a US hook size G or H. The size I hook will give you a pliable bunny face with soft floppy ears.  

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:
Small amount of worsted yarn (I used Caron Simply Soft & Red Heart Shimmer)
US Hook size I/5.50mm
Yarn/tapestry needle
Brooch pin or safety pin

Gauge: not needed

Key:
CC = change color
CH = chain
SC = single crochet
HDC = half double crochet
DC = double crochet
JOIN = sl st to first stitch of round
MR = Magic Ring (tutorial here)
RND = Round
SL ST = slip stitch

Notes:
Start your first stitch of each round in the same space as your chain.
Join your round to the first HDC, not your chain.
Chains do not count as stitches in this pattern.

Instructions:
With Pink…
Rnd 1: Magic Ring, sc 6, join. (6)
CC = Grey (or alternate color)
Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in each stitch around, join. (12)
Rnd 3: Ch 1, 2 hdc in each stitch around, join. (24)
Rnd 4: Ch 10, sl st to 2nd chain from hook, sc 2, hdc 2, dc 2, hdc 2. Skip 1 stitch, sl st in next 2 stitches. Ch 10, sl st to 2nd chain from hook, sc 2, hdc 2, dc 2, hdc 2. Skip 1 stitch, sl st to next stitch.
Break yarn, weave into back side, leave 6 – 8” tail to attach to pin.
Add a pin to back of applique to create a brooch, scarf pin or other lapel accessory. You could also add this to a headband, clothing or other projects as an applique.

Optional
Eyes: Add tiny buttons or a simple embroidery knot with black yarn or embroidery floss to create eyes.
Whiskers: On each side of pink nose (Rnd 1) Add simple back stitches or embroidery stiches with black yarn or embroidery floss to create whiskers.

 

About The Author

Tia Davis is a writer, wife and mother, living happily ever after with her handsome prince and two charming boys in Western Idaho. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in English and Creative Writing and works from home as a content manager. When she isn't chasing little boys she is blogging about them at Mistress of Madness & Mayhem.