Child Bunny Hat

Child Bunny Hat
Crocheted Child Bunny Hat
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Step 1: Getting Started

 

There is nothing cuter that a toddler running and hopping in a bunny hat for Easter! This Bunny hat is simple to create and a joy to crochet. The beanie style hat is perfect for a toddler around size 2T - 4T. Our free crochet pattern looks adorable worked up in the white yarn color, but would also look cute in a light brown or variegated color too (for little boys).

Skill Level: Easy to Intermediate

Materials: “Caron Simply Soft” yarn colors; Bone, Soft Pink, and White.

Hook size: H

Key:

Ch = Chain

SC = Single crochet

HDC = Half double crochet

DC = Double crochet

TR = Treble Crochet

SL = Slip crochet

FP = front Post

BP = Back Post

BL = Back loop

FL = Front Loop


Step 2: Pattern Instructions

 

Pattern Instructions:

With White yarn:

Base: CH 4, SL in 1st CH, Ch 2, turn.

Row 1: 21 DC in Ring, SL to 1st DC, CH2, turn.

Row 2: *DC in FP, in next sp 3 DC (BP, FP, BP), rep 10 times from *, SL to 1st DC made, CH2, turn.

Row 3: *DC in FP, DC in BP, rep 20 times from *, DC in FP, SL in 1st DC, CH 2 turn.

Row 4: DC in BP, *in next sp 3 DC (FP, BP, FP), DC in BP, DC in FP, DC in BP, Rep 9 times from *, in next sp 3 DC (FP, BP, FP), DC in BP, SL in 1st DC, CH 2, turn.

Row 5: *DC in FP, DC in BP, Rep 31 times from * DC in FP, SL in 1st DC, CH 2, turn.

Row 6: *DC in BL, DC in FP, Rep 31 times from * DC in BP, SL in 1st DC, CH 2, turn.

Rows 7-18: Repeat Rows 5 and 6. (On row 18 after SL CH 1 not 2)

 

With Brown yarn:

Row 19: SC around, SL in 1st SC, CH1, turn.

Row 20: SC around in FL, SL in 1st SC, CH 2, turn.

Row 21: *6 DC in 3rd SC from hook, SL in 3rd SC from hook, rep around from * SL in first DC made, do not turn.

Row 22: SL in BL around, tie off hide string.

Step 3: Finishing Up

 

Left Ear

Base: Pink yarn; CH 20, tie off.

Row 1: Attach pink yarn to right side of chain; 3 SC, 2 HDC, 3 DC, 2 TR, 3 DC, 4 HDC, 3 SC, in next sp (2 SC, CH 3, 2 SC), 3 SC, 4 HDC, 3 DC, 2 TR, 3 DC, 2 HDC, 2 SC, 2 SC in next SC. Tie off

Row 2: Attach Brown yarn to right side of Row 1; In BL 5 SC, 3 HDC, 3 DC, 5 HDC, 5 SC, 6 SL, 4 SC, 2 SC in last SC.

 

Right Ear

Base: Pink yarn; CH 20, tie off.

Row 1: Attach Pink yarn to right side of CH; 2 SC in 1st CH, 2 SC, 2 HDC, 3 DC, 2 TR, 3 DC, 4 HDC, 3 SC, in next sp ( 2 SC, CH 3, 2 SC), 3 SC, 4 HDC, 3 DC, 2 TR, 3 DC, 2 HDC, 2 SC, Tie off.

Row 2: Attach Brown yarn to right side of row 1; 2 SC in 1st SC, 4 SC, 3 HDC, 3 DC, 5 HDC, 5 SC, 6 SL, 5 SC, 5 HDC, 3 DC, 3 HDC, 2 SC, tie off.

Attach ears to sides of hat between rows 18 and 19 of hat on left and right sides. Tack the ear down to hat in middle and tip of ear with like color. Hide string. Congrats you have a darling bunny hat.

 

About The Author

Esther Leavitt is a pattern designer and craft editor for Craftown.com.  About herself she says "Crafts are a way for me to unwind but at the same time keep my hands busy so I don't go crazy."  She is also the owner and proprietor of Crafts by Starlight