Crocheted Easter Bunny

Crocheted Easter Bunny
Crocheted Easter Bunny
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Looking for something different to add to your Easter baskets besides sweets and candy? Why not crochet an adorable bunny for your little hoppers to play with? The crochet pattern works up easily and fairly quickly. This cute lil' bunny will make the perfect addition to any Easter Basket or even as a mantle decoration!

Skill Level: Easy to Intermediate

Materials:

3.75mm Crochet hook or F/5
I used Red Heart Soft Yarn  
9mm doll eyes
Polyester stuffing material
Embroidery Needle
Pink Embroidery Floss

Abbreviations:
Ch-chain
Sc-single crochet
Sc2tog-single crochet 2 together (decrease)
MM-Move stitch marker
FO-finish off or bind off

Gauge:

 12-15 stitches for 4 inches

 

Directions:  

Head/Body:
R1-Ch2, 6sc in 1st chain, mm 
R2-2sc in each sc around (12sc) mm 
R3-sc in each stitch around, mm
R4-*2sc in first sc, 1sc in next, repeat from * around, mm (18sc)
R5- sc in each stitch around, mm
R6-*2sc in first sc, 1sc in next 2sc, repeat from * around, (24sc) 
R7- sc in each stitch around, mm
R8-*2sc in first sc, 1sc in next 3sc, repeat from * around, (30sc)
R9 thru 18-sc in each stitch around, mm
R19-*sc2tog, 1sc in next 3 stitches*, repeat from * around, mm
Attach eyes between rounds 11 & 12, 8 to 9 stitches apart
Stuff firmly
R20-*sc2tog, 1sc in next stitch*, repeat from * around, mm
R21- sc2tog in each stitch around, FO leaving a tail
Finish stuffing and use the tail to sew the hole shut tight.
With embroidery floss stitch on a face.
Ears: (make 2)
R1-Ch2, 6sc in 1st chain, mm 
R2-2sc in each sc around (12sc) mm 
R3-*2sc in first sc, 1sc in next, repeat from * around, mm (18sc)
R4 thru 13-sc in each stitch around, FO
Fold tube flat
Pinch the open end together and stitch shut
Stitch to the sides of the head at round 6 or 7


 

About The Author

Jenny Newman is a devoted wife and mother who enjoys creating new projects, patterns, and activities and crafting meaningful home-made treasures.  Her signature crafting style is simple, affordable and fun!  We hope you enjoy Jenny's crafts and patterns as much as we do.