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Crochet Little Bunny – free amigurumi pattern
Create some cute bunnies with this free crochet bunny pattern! This mini amigurumi toy is adorable and already dressed. It is also quick and easy to crochet so you can make gifts for all of the kids.
I don’t like to sew parts, so to help reduce the amount of sewing, the head, the arms and the body of the bunny are crocheted all in one piece.
You can use different types of yarn but make sure to use a crochet hook that’s one or two sizes smaller, it makes the fabric a little tighter, so it will hold the stuffing without showing holes.
- Cotton yarn: sport/4ply (size 2, fine or baby weight) in white, pink, and beige color.
- Size 2.5 mm crochet hook.
- Poly-Fil Fiberfill stuffing.
- 10 mm black safety eyes.
- Embroidery floss in white, brown, black, and pink color.
- Yarn needle, stitch marker, pins and scissors.
- Optional: decoration button
What did I use?
Schachenmayr Catania, 100% Cotton, 1.76 ounces = 137 yards/50 grams = 125 meters.
Colors: 00105 (white), 00257 (beige), 00189 (pink).
Gauge and Measurements
Work 10 sts and 10 rows in sc measure 3,5 x 3,5 cm (1,37 x 1,37 inches).
The finished toy measures 5.90 inches (15 cm) tall without counting the length of the ears.
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Abbreviations (US terms)
Here are the crochet abbreviations used in this pattern. Note that instructions are written in US terms.
CH – chain
St(s) – stitch(es)
SLST – slip stitch
SC – single crochet stitch (i.e. 3 SC means to crochet SC in next 3 sts)
DC – double crochet stitch
INC – single crochet increase (sc in indicated stitch 2 times)
TR – treble crochet stitch
InvDEC – invisible decrease (single crochet two stitches together front loop only)
BLO – back loop only
(…) – total number of stitches made in current round
If there is a record in the brackets in the pattern, multiplied by some number, for example [3 SC, 1 INC] x 3, it means you need to repeat this action 3 times, that is 3 SC, 1 INC, 3 SC, 1 INC, 3 SC, 1 INC.
The resource you may find helpful in following this pattern: Crochet Abbreviations.
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Use white yarn. Crochet in a continuous spiral with a stitch marker. It can be a colored pin or thread of contrasting color. Pin a marker to 1st stitch of a round. Every new round must be started with a stitch at the marker.
R1: start 6 SC into a magic loop (6) (6)
R2: 1 INC in all sts (12)
R3: [3 SC, 1 INC] x 3 (15)
R4-5: 1 SC in all sts (15)
R6: 5 InvDEC, 5 SC (10)
R7: 3 SC, change color to beige in the last step of the last sc (Photo 1 and 2), 7 SC (10)
R8-15 (8 rounds): 1 SC in all sts (10)
Remove marker and stuff bottom part of the arm. Turn the detail so that the invisible decreases made in round 6 are facing you. Press both sides of the arm’s open end together so that they lie on top of each other (Photo 3). Before your start Round 16 crochet 2 Sc more to the outer side stitch.
R16: Insert the hook through the corresponding stitches on both sides of the arm’s open end to crochet them together with 5 Sc (Photo 4, the first stitch is usually hard to crochet therefore use a smaller hook for convenience).
Break the yarn and fasten off. Weave in ends. Crochet the second arm in the same way (Photo 5, 6).
Use beige yarn. Crochet in a continuous spiral with a stitch marker.
R1: 6 SC into a magic loop (6)
R2: 1 INC in all sts (12)
R3: [1 SC, 1 INC] x 6 (18)
R4: 1 SC, 1 InvDEC, 7 SC, 1 INC, 6 SC, remove marker, 1 InvDEC (17)
R5: 1 InvDEC (place marker), 7 SC, 2 INC, 6 SC (18)
R6: 1 SC in all sts (18)
R7: 1 InvDEC, 8 SC, 1 INC, 7 SC (18)
R8: 1 SC in all sts (18)
Enlarge the loop and break the yarn. Crochet the 2nd leg, but do not break the yarn this time.
Stuff while you go. Go ahead on the 2nd leg to connect both legs into a body.
R1: 1 SC, CH 4 (= CH4-chain), take the 1st leg (Photo 8), place enlarged loop back on your hook and tighten (Photo 9), insert the hook into the next st (Photo 10), yarn over, pull up a loop (3 loops on the hook, Photo 11), yarn over and pull the yarn through all loops on the hook, then 17 SCc over the remaining sts on the 1st leg, 4 SC along the CH4-chain, 18 SC around the 2nd leg, 4 SC into the loops on the other side of the CH4-chain (44, Photo 12, 13). Next stitch will be a new beginning of the following rounds.
R2: 1 SC (this st is hard to crochet therefore use a smaller hook for convenience, place marker), 17 SC, 1 INC, 2 SC, 1 INC, 12 SC, 1 INC, 5 SC, 1 INC, 2 SC, 1 INC (49)
R3: 5 SC, 1 INC, 43 SC (50)
R4: 1 SC in all sts, change to pink yarn in the last step of the last sc (50)
R5: 1 SC, 1 INC, 16 SC, 1 INC, 6 SC, 1 INC, 16 SC, 1 INC, 7 SC (54)
R6. Work BLO: 1 SC in all sts (54), don’t forget to stuff
R7: [1 InvDEC, 7 SC] x 6 (48)
R8-9: 1 SC in all sts (48)
R10: 3 SC, 1 InvDEC, [6 SC, 1 InvDEC] x 5, 3 SC (42)
R11-12: 1 SC in all sts (42)
R13: [1 InvDEC, 5 SC] x 6 (36)
R14-15: 1 SC in all sts (36)
R16: 2 SC, 1 InvDEC, [4 SC, 1 InvDEC] x 5, 2 SC (30)
R17-18: 1 SC in all sts (30, Photo 14), stuff
For the following round, take care to attach arms symmetrically as shown on Photo 16.
R19: 4 SC (you may need a different number of sc, change to beige yarn), join the 1st arm: 5 SC (work hooking through both sts of the body and the arm, Photo 15); 10 SC BLO; join the 2nd arm: 5 SC; 6 SC BLO, remove marker; 4 SC BLO (30, photo 16)
R20: [1 InvDEC, 1 SC] x 10 (20)
R21: 1 SC in all sts (20), continue crocheting a head without cutting yarn
R1: [1 INC, 1 SC] x 10 (30)
R2: [1 SC, 1 INC] x 15 (45)
R3: 1 SC in all sts (45)
R4: [4 SC, 1 INC] x 9 (54)
R5: [8 SC, 1 INC] x 6 (60)
R6-R17 (12 rounds): 1 SC in all sts (60)
Mark eyes with pins between round 11 and 12 with a distance of 11 stitches between pins (Photo 17). Insert safety eyes (Photo 18). Make sure you are happy with the placement before proceeding because once the washer is fixed to the rod of the eye, it cannot be removed.
R18: 4 SC, 1 InvDEC, [8 SC, 1 InvDEC] x 5, 4 SC (54)
R19: [1 InvDEC, 7 SC] x 6 (48)
R20: 3 SC, 1 InvDEC, [6 SC, 1 InvDEC] x 5, 3 SC (42), start stuffing
R21: [1 InvDEC, 5 SC] x 6 (36)
R22: 2 SC, 1 InvDEC, [4 SC, 1 InvDEC] x 5, 2 SC (30)
R23: [1 InvDEC, 3 SC] x 6 (24)
R24: 1 SC, 1 InvDEC, [2 SC, 1 InvDEC] x 5, 1 SC (18)
R25: [1 InvDEC, 1 SC] x 6 (12), stuff firmly
R26: 2 InvDEC, close remaining stitches through the front loops as shown in the video.
Use white yarn. Make a foundation chain 17.
R1: 1 TR into 5th ch from hook, 11 TR along the chain, 10 TR into same last st, work on along the other side of the foundation ch: 12 TR, CH3, SLST in chain as shown on Photo 19 and 20, fasten off and weave in end (Photo 21).
R2: Insert your hook into st where we’ve just crocheted the last slst, beige yarn over (Photo 22), pull up a loop, CH1 and 1 SC in this st (Photo 23), 2 SC in the ch4-chain (Photo 24), 2 SC into corner st, 11 SC along the side of the ear, (1 SC, 1 INC) x 5, 11 SC along the other side of the ear, 2 SC into one st, 2 SC in the ch3-chain, SLST into the 1st st of the rnd. Break the yarn and weave in ends. Crochet the 2nd ear in the same way (Photo 25).
Fold ears as shown on Photo 26 and sew them together with beige yarn, then sew them to the top of the head (Photo 27)
Use pink yarn. Crochet skirt into front loops of the remaning stitches of the body (Round 06).
Hold the toy head down, the back side is facing you, insert the hook in front loop of the 1st remaining stitch, pink yarn over (Photo 28), CH3 (Photo 29), 1 DC in the same stitch, [1 DC, CH2, 2 DC in same st, CH2] to the end of the remaining front loops, SLST into top of CH3 (Photo 30). Fasten off and weave in ends.
Use white yarn.
Insert your hook into one st surrounded by CH2-chains (where we crocheted 1 DC in the previous round, not 2 DC), yarn over (Photo 31), pull up a loop, CH1 and 1 SC in this stitch, [CH2 (Photo 32), 2 SC (in the sts of 2 DC made in the previous rnd, Photo 33), CH2, 1 SC] x repeat to the end of the round, finish with 1 SLST in 1st of the round. Weave in ends.
Use white yarn. Make a foundation chain 64
R1: 3 DC into the 3rd ch from the hook, 60 DC along the chain, 7 DC into the same last ch; work along the other side of the foundation chain: 60 DC, 3 DC into the same last ch, finish with 1 SLST (Photo 35). Weave in end.
Use straight stitches and embroidery floss.
Embroider whites of the eyes with 6-strand of embroidery floss in white color, eyelashes – in black color, nose – in pink and white color, eyebrows – in brown color as shown on Photo 37. Embroider bangs as shown on Photo 38 if you like. Also you can make some color in cheeks with decorative cosmetics.
The bunny is ready! I hope you have fun. Don’t forget to share your final result on Instagram using #GorbunovaDolls hashtag. If you enjoyed this Free Crochet Bunny Pattern, subscribe for more!
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