bunny

Materials: For the bunny you will need 2.5 mm crochet hook and suitable weight yarn in beige, white and black. Fiberfill stuffing and a tapestry needle.

Abbreviations:

ch: chain

sc: single crochet

sc2tog: single crochet 2 together (decrease)

sl st: slip stitch

st(s): stitch(es)

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Head:

Work in continuous rounds, use a stitch marker to keep track off your rounds.

Use beige yarn for the head.

Round 1: In magic ring work 6 sc. (6 st).

Round 2:  2 sc in each st around. (12 sts).

Round 3: *1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st*, repeat from * to * until the end of the round. (18 sts).

Round 4: *1 sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st*, repeat from * to * until the end of the round. (24 sts).

Round 5: *1 sc in next 11 sts, 2 sc in next st*, repeat from * to * 1 more time. (26 sts).

Round 6: *1 sc in next 12 sts, 2 sc in next st*, repeat from * to * 1 more time. (28 sts).

Rounds 7 – 9: 1 sc in each sts around. (28 sts).

Round 10: *1 sc in next 12 sts, sc2tog *, repeat from * to * 1 more time. (26 sts).

Round 11: *1 sc in next 11 sts, sc2tog *, repeat from * to * 1 more time. (24 sts).

Round 12: *1 sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog *, repeat from * to * until the end of the round. (18 sts).

Start stuffing the head with the fiberfill.

Round 13: *1 sc in next st, sc2tog *, repeat from * to * until the end of the round. (12 sts).

Round 14: sc2tog until the end of the round. (6 sts). Fasten off, use tail to sew hole closed.

Using black yarn, embroider the eyes and nose.

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Ears:

Make 2.

Make the outer ear using beige.

Round 1: In magic ring work 5 sc. (5 st).

Rounds 2 – 3:  1 sc in each st around. (5 sts).

Round 4: 2 sc in each sts around. (10 sts).

Rounds 5 – 7: 1 sc in each sts around. (10 sts).

Round 8: sc2tog until the end of the round. (5 sts).

Round 9: 1 sc in each sts around. (5 sts). Fasten off, use tail for sewing.

Use white for the inner ear.

Ch 6. Turn.

Round 1: Work 1 sc in the second ch from hook and 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, work 3 sc in the last st of the ch, turn and work on the opposite side of the chain. Work 1 sc in the next 3 st and 2 sc in next st. Slst in first st. (12 sts) Fasten off, leave long tail for sewing.

Sew the inner ear onto the outer ear. Sew ears on the head.

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Body:

We crochet the legs separately and then we join them together gradually forming the bunny’s body.

Work in continuous rounds, use a stitch marker to keep track off your rounds.

Use beige yarn.

Front leg:

Round 1: In magic ring work 5 sc. (5 sts).

Round 2: 2 sc in each sts around. (10 sts).

Rounds 3 – 4: 1 sc in each sts around. (10 sts).

Round 5: *1 sc in the next 4 sts, 2 sc in the next*, repeat from * to * one more time. (12 sts).

Round 6: *1 sc in the next 5 sts, 2 sc in the next*, repeat from * to * one more time. (14 sts). Slst in the first st.  Fasten off, leave long tail for sewing.

Back leg:

Round 1: In magic ring work 8 sc. (8 sts).

Round 2: 2 sc in each sts around. (16 sts).

Round 3 – 6: 1 sc in each sts around. (16 sts).

Round 13: 1 sc in the next 6 sts, sc2tog. 1 sc in the next 11 sts. (18 sts).

Join the legs:

Round 7: 1 sc in each sts. Continue to the front leg, work 1 sc in each sts. (30 sts).

 Use the tail of the first leg to close the hole between the legs.

Rounds 8 – 9: 1 sc in each sts. (30 sts).

Round 10: 1 sc in the next 7 sts, sc2tog. 1 sc in the next 6 sts. (28 sts).

Round 11: 1 sc in the next 6 sts. Ch2, skip 11 sts and work 1 sc in the next st. (19 sts).

Round 12: 1 sc in each sts. (19 sts).

Round 14: *1 sc in next st, sc2tog *, repeat from * to * until the end of the round. (12 sts).

Round 15: sc2tog until the end of the round. (6 sts). Fasten off, use tail to sew hole closed.

Use the neck opening for stuffing. Sew the head on the body.

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Tail:

Use white yarn.

Round 1: In magic ring work 5 sc. (5 st).

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around. (10 sts).

Round 3: *1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st*, repeat from * to * until the end of the round. (15 sts).

Round 4: 1 sc in each sts around. (15 sts).

Round 5: *1 sc in next st, sc2tog *, repeat from * to * until the end of the round. (10 sts).

Stuff the tail.

Round 6: Sc2tog until the end of the round. (5 sts). Fasten off, use tail for sewing.

Sew the tail to the body.

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The bunny is part of a woodland creatures garland, you can find more information here.

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