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Pretty Bunny with floppy ears – Crochet Pattern

Finding the ideal Easter crochet pattern can be like putting a round peg in a square hole! This rosy cheeked Pretty Bunny is an easy choice for an Easter gift or any gift really. You could even crochet one bunny for yourself if you’d like. A selfie gift is a thing, right? Make it one, you deserve it!

Supplies:

  • Fine (4 ply) yarn – Yarnart Jeans (55% cotton, 45% acrylic; 160 m / 50 g)
  • 2.0 mm crochet hook by Tulip
  • 10 mm safety eyes
  • Pink embroidery floss for nose
  • Fiberfill for stuffing
  • Some wire for arms (optional)
  • Long large eye needles

The finished crochet bunny is about 22 cm (8.7”) tall without hat.

Skill level: advanced

Pretty Bunny With Floppy Ears
Free crochet pattern

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = increase (2 sc in one st)
dec = decrease (2 sc together)
sl st = slip stitch
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
(..) = repeat the space in brackets the given number of times
[..] = total number of stitches

Find out how to make invisible decrease from the article: https://amigurumi.today/basic-crochet-stitches-tutorial/

Use a stitch marker to see the beginning of a new round. Follow all the instructions and hints!

Arms (make 2):
Crochet with white yarn.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 3-4: sc in all 12 st [12]
Stuff the bottom part of the arm slightly.
Rnd 5: (dec) repeat 3 times, sc in next 6 st [9]
Rnd 6: sc in next st, inc, sc in next 7 st [10]
Rnd 7-20 [14 rounds]: sc in all 10 st [10]
Finish with sl st. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

Legs (make 2):
Crochet 9 ch with white yarn. Continue working around the foundation chain, beginning from the 2nd ch from the hook.
Rnd 1: sc in next 7 st, 3 sc in last st, turn, sc in next 6 st, inc [18]
Rnd 2: (inc) x 2 times, sc in next 4 st, (inc) x 5 times, sc in next 4 st, (inc) x 3 times [28]
Rnd 3: (sc in next st, inc) repeat 2 times, sc in next 4 st, (sc in next st, inc) repeat 5 times, sc in next 4 st, (sc in next st, inc) repeat 3 times [38]
Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 st, inc) repeat 2 times, sc in next 4 st, (sc in next 2 st, inc) repeat 5 times, sc in next 4 st, (sc in next 2 st, inc) repeat 3 times [48]
Rnd 5-7: sc in all 48 st [48]
Rnd 8: (sc in next 6 st, dec) repeat 6 times [42]
Rnd 9: sc in next 12 st, (dec) repeat 9 times, sc in next 12 st [33]
Rnd 10: (sc in next 9 st, dec) repeat 3 times [30]
Rnd 11: sc in next 9 st, (dec) repeat 6 times, sc in next 9 st [24]
Rnd 12: (sc in next 2 st, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
Stuff firmly with fiberfill. To get better balance add some weight (small stones, poly pellets, etc.)
Rnd 13: sc in next 3 st, (dec) repeat 6 times, sc in next 3 st [12]
Rnd 14-15: sc in all 12 st [12]
Rnd 16: (sc in next 3 st, inc) repeat 3 times [15]
Rnd 17-20: sc in all 15 st [15]
Rnd 21: (sc in next 4 st, inc) repeat 3 times [18]
Rnd 22-25: sc in all 18 st [18]
Finish with sl st. Fasten off and weave in the end. To strengthen the ankle insert cotton swab or round wooden stick in the leg (the bottom part of the stick is located in the foot) and stuff it with fiberfill.

Make the second leg in the same way, but don’t fasten off. Continue working on the body.

Body:
Stuff the body as you go. Begin crocheting from the middle point of the inner side of the left leg.
Rnd 26: (sc in next 5 st, inc) repeat 3 times, 3 ch, on the right leg (from the inner side): (sc in next 5 st, inc) repeat 3 times.
Rnd 27: sc in next 3 ch, sc in next 21 st, sc in next 3 ch on the opposite side, sc in next 21 st [48]

Rnd 28-34: sc in all 48 st [48]
Rnd 35: (sc in next 6 st, dec) repeat 6 times [42]
Rnd 36-37: sc in all 42 st [42]
Rnd 38: (sc in next 5 st, dec) repeat 6 times [36]
Rnd 39-40: sc in all 36 st [36]
Rnd 41: (sc in next 4 st, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
Rnd 42-43: sc in all 30 st [30]
Rnd 44: (sc in next 3 st, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
Rnd 45: sc in all 24 st [24]

If you want the arms to be bendable, make a simple wire carcass. Insert it in the next round like it’s shown in the picture.

Rnd 46: (sc in next 2 st, dec) repeat 6 times [18]

Rnd 47-49: sc in all 18 st [18]
Rnd 50: (sc in next st, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
Finish with sl st. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

If the wire has no coating it’s better to wrap it with fabric sticking tape before sewing the arms.

Tail:
Work with white yarn.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
Rnd 3: sc in all 12 st [12]
Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 st, dec) repeat 3 times [9]
Finish with sl st. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

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