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Bunny Brite

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: Red Heart acrylic worsted medium #4 weight Super Saver yarn. In 7 oz skeins, 1 skein Color 0311 white. 1- oz of Bikini. 12 yards of Color 0724 Baby Pink. 1 yard scraps each black and blue; 2-oz Poly-fill polyester fiber-fill. H hook

Gauge: Rnds 1-5 makes a circle 3 inches in diameter.

Pattern Notes:

* Do not sl st. Mark beg st in each round.

* On dc rows, count turning ch as 1 dc.

* To decrease sc, draw up a lp in each of the next 2 sc, yo draw through 3 lps on hook.

* To decrease dc, yo, draw up lp in next st, yo, draw through 2 lps, yo draw up lp in next st, yo and draw through 2 lps, yo and draw through 3 lps.

* To make Pom-Pom, cut a piece of cardboard 1” x 4” wrap yarn about 50 times around the short side. Thread yarn through top of wrapped lps, slip off card, tie tightly, cut loops.

Rabbit: Beginnning at bottom of the body, Ch 2.

Rnd 1: Working over tail, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Tug tail to draw center hole closed .

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)

Rnd 3: (2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc) around. (24 sc)

Rnd 4: (2 sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc) around. (32 sc)

Rnd 5: (2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc) around. (40 sc)

Rnds 6-15 : Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 16: (Sc in next 3 sc, dec 1 sc) around. (32 sc)

Rnd 17: (Sc in next 2 sc, dec 1 sc) around. (24 sc)

Rnd 18: (Sc in next sc, dec 1 sc) around. (16 sc) Do not break off yarn.

Stuff body.

Rnds 19-20: Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 21: (2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc) around. (24 sc)

Rnd 22: (2 sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc) around. (32 sc)

Rnds 23-30 : Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 31: (Sc in next 2 sc, dec 1 sc) around. (24 sc)

Rnd 32: (Sc in next sc, dec 1 sc) around. (16 sc) Do not break off yarn. Stuff head.

Rnd 33: Dec around. (8 sc)

Rnd 34: (Sl st in next st, reduce next st) 2 times. Sl st in next st. Break off.

Weave tail through last round. Draw hole closed. Weave in rest of tail.

Right now Bunny looks like a snowman.

Feet: (make 2) Ch 2.

Rnd 1: Working over tail, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Tug tail to draw center hole closed.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)

Rnd 3: (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc.) twice. (14 sc)

Rnds 4- 8 : Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 9: (Dec 1 sc, sc in next 5 sc) twice.(12 sc) (do not break off)

Stuff toe to about the size of a walnut.

Heel shaping:

Rnd 10: Dec 1sc, hdc in next sc, 2 hdc in next sc, hdc in next sc, dec 1 sc, sc in 5 sc. (11 sts)

Rnd 11: 2 sc in next sc, hdc in next 4 hdc, 2 sc in next sc, dec 1 sc, sc in next sc, dec 1 sc. (11 sts)

Rnds 12-13: Sc in next st, hdc in each of the next 6 sts, sc in next 4 sts.

Rnd 14: Sc in next st, hdc in each of the next 6 sts, sc in next st, dec, sc in last st.(10 sts)

Rnd 15: Sc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dec, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in last 2 sts. (9 sts)

Rnds 16-17: Sc in each st around. At end of rnd 17, Sl st in first sc. End off leaving a 12 inch tail for sewing.

Lightly stuff rest of foot to heel then fully stuff heel and ankle.

Sew feet on rounds 2-4 of body on either side of the center circle.

Arms: (make 2) Ch 2.

Rnd 1: Working over tail, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Tug tail to draw center hole closed.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around. (10 sc)

Rnd 3: (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc.) twice. (12 sc)

Rnds 4- 8 : Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 9: (Dec 1 sc, sc in next 4 sc) twice.(10 sc) (do not break off). Stuff paw a little smaller than the toes.

Rnd 10: (Dec 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc) twice.(8 sc)

Rnds 11-15 : Sc in each sc around. Break off leaving 12-inch tail. Top of arm remains un-stuffed.

Flatten top of arm and sew to body at a slight angle so the arm comes forward through all layers.

Ears: (make 2 pink) Ch 15.

Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in next ch. hdc in next 2 ch, dc in next 6 ch, hdc in next 2 ch, sc in last 2 ch, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Sc first 2 sc, hdc in next 2 hdc, dc in next 6 dc, hdc in next 2 hdc, sc in next sc sl st in last st. Do not ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Sl st in first sc, sc in next sc, hdc in next 2 hdc, dc in next 6 dc, hdc in next 2 hdc, sc in last 2 sc. Break off.

Make 2 more with white, but do NOT break off after row 3.

Holding wrong side of pink ear together with wrong side of white ear, sc around outer edge through both layers. Break off leaving 12-inch tail for sewing.

Draw in tails. Sew ears to top of head. Make a pom-pom and sew on for tail.

Using pink, embroider nose and mouth. Using blue, embroider eyes. With black add pupils.

 

Vest: Beginning at bottom edge, with bikini yarn, ch 40.

Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across. (counting turning ch as dc, 38 dc)

Ch 3 turn.

Rows 2-3: Dc in each dc across. Ch 3 turn.

Row 4: Dc dec, dc in next 32 dc, dc dec, dc in last st. (36 dc) Ch 3 turn.

Row 5: Armhole row. Dc in first 4 dc, ch 5, sk next 5 dc, dc in next 16 dc, ch 5, sk 5 dc, dc in last 5 dc. Ch 3 turn.

Row 6: Dc dec twice, hdc in next 5 chs, dc dec twice, dc in next 8 dc, dc dec twice, hdc in next 5 chs, dc dec twice. Dc in last st. Ch 1 do not turn.

Sc down front around the bottom and up the other front. Sl st along neckline. Break off.

Draw in tails, put vest on rabbit. ~end~


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