Crochet an Easter bunny!

crochet-Easter-bunny

Crochet an Easter Bunny - The shops are full of Easter eggs, Easter cookies and chocolate Easter bunnies... Easter is around the corner and we love it! While we are getting ready for a cheerful and delicious festivity, we also prefer to make something non-edible. Don't you love this cute crocheted Easter bunny? Continue reading for the free crochet pattern.

A whole Easter bunny family, complete with adult and little baby sized bunnies. Can it get more cute? The bunnies are made with the super soft yarn Organico of Lana Grossa. This yarn from Lana Grossa's Linea Pura line is a 100% natural yarn made of biological cotton, yielding a sustainable and strong crochet work. For making the bunnies you can use one or two strands of yarn, depending on if you want to make a little or large bunny. Organico has a wide range of colours available, from pastel shades perfect for Easter to more bright cheerful colours. The crochet pattern is simple and perfectly suitable for unexperienced crocheters. Pick your colours and brighten up your house for Easter by making these bunnies!

What do you need?

Crochet-material-easter-bunny

Materials:
- 2 balls of Lana Grossa Organico colour 45, 60, 6 & 61,
Crochet hook 6mm (two strands) or 4mm (single strand)
Stuffing.

You can crochet larger bunnies by using two strands of yarn, or a smaller one with only one strand.

Crochet Pattern Easter bunny

Large Easter bunny:
Ch 14 + 1 turning ch.

Row 1: start in the 2nd ch from the hook and sc 14, 1 turning ch
Row 2: sc 2 in the first sc, sc 12, sc 2 in the last sc, 1 turning ch (= 16 sts).
Row 3: sc 2 in the first sc, sc 14, sc 2 in the last sc, 1 turning ch (= 18 sts).
Row 4: sc 2 in the first sc, sc 16, sc 2 in the last sc, 1 turning ch (= 20 sts).
Rows 5-7: sc 20.
Row 8: sc2tog, sc 16, sc2tog, 1 turning ch (= 18 sts).
Row 9: sc2tog, sc 14, sc2tog, 1 turning ch (= 16 sts).
Row 10: sc 16.
Row 11: sc2tog, sc 12, sc2tog, 1 turning ch (= 14 sts).
Row 12: sc 14.
Row 13: sc2tog, sc 10, sc2tog, 1 turning ch (= 12 sts).
Row 14: sc 12.
Row 15: sc2tog, sc 8, sc2tog, 1 turning ch (= 10 sts).
Row 16: sc 10.
Row 17: sc 2 in the first sc, sc 8, sc 2 in the last sc, 1 turning ch (= 12 sts).
Row 18: sc 2 in the first sc, sc 10, sc 2 in the last sc, 1 turning ch (= 14 sts).
Row 19: repeat row 2
Rows 20-21: sc 16.
Row 22: repeat row 11
Row 23: repeat row 13
Row 24: repeat row 15
Row 25: sc 10.

Ears:

Row 26: sc 5, 1 turning ch, turn work.
Row 27: sc 2 in the first sc, sc 3, sc 2 in the last sc, 1 turning ch (= 7 sts).
Rows 28-31: sc 7.
Row 32: sc2tog, sc 3, sc2tog, 1 turning ch (= 5 sts).
Row 33: sc2tog, sc 1, sc2tog, 1 turning ch (= 3 sts).
Row 34: sc2tog, sc 1 (= 2 sts).
Cut and pull yarn through the loop. Work the other ear in the same way, repeating rows 26-34.

Make another bunny in the same way. Put the two bunny pieces right sides together, and sl st around. Leave the base open. {met de goede kanten op elkaar, dan moet hij toch gekeerd?} Turn and stuff the bunny and close the hole. Make a small pompom for the tail.

Small Easter bunny:
Ch 10 + 1 turning ch.

Row 1: start in the 2nd ch from the hook and sc 10, 1 turning ch
Row 2: sc 2 in the first sc, sc 8, sc 2 in the last sc, 1 turning ch (= 12 sts).
Row 3: sc 2 in the first sc, sc 10, sc 2 in the last sc, 1 turning ch (= 14 sts).
Row 4: sc 2 in the first sc, sc 12, sc 2 in the last sc, 1 turning ch (= 16 sts).
Rows 5-7: sc 16.
Row 8: sc2tog, sc 12, sc2tog, 1 turning ch (= 14 sts).
Row 9: sc2tog, sc 10, sc2tog, 1 turning ch (= 12 sts).
Row 10: sc 12.
Row 11: sc2tog, sc 8, sc2tog, 1 turning ch (= 10 sts).
Row 12: sc 10.
Row 13: sc2tog, sc 6, sc2tog, 1 turning ch (= 8 sts).
Row 14: sc 8.
Row 15: sc2tog, sc 4, sc2tog, 1 turning ch (= 6 sts).
Row 16: sc 6.
Row 17: sc 2 in the first sc, sc 4, sc 2 in the last sc, 1 turning ch (= 8 sts).
Row 18: sc 2 in the first sc, sc 6, sc 2 in the last sc, 1 turning ch (= 10 sts).
Row 19: repeat row 2
Rows 20-21: sc 12.
Row 22: repeat row 11
Row 23: repeat row 13
Row 24: repeat row 15
Row 25: sc 6.

Ears:
Row 26: sc 3, 1 turning ch, turn work.
Row 27: sc 2 in the first sc, sc , sc 2 in the last sc, 1 turning ch (= 5 sts).
Rows 28-31: sc 5.
Row 32: sc2tog, sc 1, sc2tog, 1 turning ch (= 3 sts).
Row 33: sc2tog, sc 1.
Cut and pull yarn through the loop. Work the other ear in the same way, repeating rows 26-33. Finish the small bunny the same way as the large bunny.

easter-crochet-bunny-yarn

More Easter inspiration
Are you looking for more Easter inpiration? Take a look at all our Easter blogs here.

Did you crochet your own Easter decorations? Send us a picture of your creation (info@yarnplaza.com) and who knows, you will be featured in our Wool of Fame on Facebook! 

Leave a Reply

6 comments

4 Item(s)

Please wait...