Best Bunny


This dear little amigurumi bunny is so quick and easy to crochet that you may have to make a whole hutch-full. Perfectly sized for children to tuck into their backpacks. SKILL LEVEL: Easy SIZE: One Size About 5¾ in. [14.5 cm] tall; 4½ inches seated. CORRECTIONS: None MATERIALS • 620-171 Lion Brand Wool-Ease: Gold 1 Skeins (A) • 620-195 Lion Brand Wool-Ease: Azalea Pink 1 Skeins (B) • Lion Brand Crochet Hook – Size H-8 • Lion Brand Stitch Markers • Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6) • Additional Materials 1. Polyester fiberfill stuffing 2. 2 small beads or felt circles for eyes (Note If Bunny is to be a toy do not use beads, instead use small circles cut from felt) 3. Brown embroidery floss and embroidery needle GAUGE: 20 sc + 27 rows = 4 in. [10 cm]. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. STITCH EXPLANATION: NOTES: Rounds are worked in continuous spirals; do not join. Do not turn work at the end of each round. sc2tog (sc dec) (Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 sc decreased ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES Click for explanation and illustration beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s) dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es) HEAD With A, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first chain. Mark first st for beg of rnd; move marker up each rnd. Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sc. Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; repeat from * around – 18 sc. Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc; repeat from * around – 24 sc. Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc; repeat from * around – 30 sc. Rnds 6-10: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 11: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sc; repeat from * around – 24 sts. Rnd 12: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sc; repeat from * around – 18 sts. Rnd 13: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; repeat from * around – 12 sts. Stuff firmly. Rnd 14: Sc2tog around – 6 sts. Fasten off. Sew on beads or felt circles for eyes. With 2 strands of floss, embroider a straight stitch ‘Y’ at center of face for nose. BODY Note: Body is worked beginning at lower edge. With A, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first chain. Mark first st for beg of rnd; move marker up every rnd. Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sc. Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; repeat from * around – 18 sc. Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc; repeat from * around – 24 sc. Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc; repeat from * around – 30 sc. Rnds 6-8: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 9: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sc; repeat from * around – 24 sts. Rnds 10 and 11: Sc in each sc around. Begin stuffing firmly, add stuffing as work progresses. Rnd 12: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sc; repeat from * around – 18 sts. Rnds 13-15: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 16: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; repeat from * around – 12 sts . Rnd 17: Sc in each sc around. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing to Head. EARS (make 2) With B, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first chain. Mark first st for beg of rnd; move marker up every rnd. Rnds 2 and 3: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; repeat from * around – 6 sc. Rnds 5 and 6: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc; repeat from * around – 8 sc. Rnds 8 and 9: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 10: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc; repeat from * around – 10 sc. Rnds 11-12: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 13: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 4 sc; repeat from * around – 12 sc. Rnds 14 and 15: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 16: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 5 sc; repeat from * around – 14 sc. Rnds 17-26: Sc in each sc around. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing to Head. LEGS (make 2) With B, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first chain. Mark first st for beg of rnd; move marker up each rnd. Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sc. Rnd 3: Sc in each sc around. End off B. Rnds 4 and 5: Join A. Sc in each sc around. Stuff firmly. Rnd 6: Sc2tog around – 6 sc. Rnds 7 and 8: Sc in each sc around. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing to Body. ARMS (make 2) With A, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first chain. Mark first st for beg of rnd; move marker up each rnd. Rnds 2-6: Sc in each sc around. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing to Body. Stuff firmly. TAIL With B, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first chain. Mark first st for beg of rnd; move marker up each rnd. Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sc. Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each sc around. Rnd 5: Sc2tog around – 6 sc. Stuff very lightly. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing to Body. FINISHING Sew Head to Body. Sew Arms on either side of upper Body. Flatten Ears and sew to Head. Sew Feet on either side of lower Body. Sew Tail to lower back of Body.

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