Retro Crochet Bunny Pattern

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As part of my Crochet Now Magazine Instagram takeover, I’ve had permission to have a little peek through their archives and share a few patterns with you that have caught my eye! Do any of you remember this cute little crochet rabbit designed by Irene Strange, from way back in Issue 1!

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Crochet Bunny Rabbit Pattern

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free crochet pattern vintage bunny rabbit

This cute crochet bunny pattern is inspired by vintage and heirloom toys made modern by using gorgeous shades of soft baby yarn. As with all toys if you’re making for kids under 3 years old you need to be really careful about anything like eyes not being very securely attached – you could embroider the eyes if instead of adding little plastic ones.

cute crochet bunny pattern tails

If you use a wool based yarn you can add a lovely fluffy texture to the tummy of your bunny by brushing with a wire brush (very gently!) after you have sewn it all together. You want your bunnies to be super snuggly.  This would look so lovely on a shelf in the nursery – or could be repurposed for a little Easter gift.  But bunnies aren’t just for Easter.

The pattern is designed by Irene Strange find more of her patterns over on her gorgeous website www.irenestrange.co.uk (it’s a real treat for all crochet lovers!)

Yarn used

Rico Baby Soft Cotton DK

1 ball each in Coral or Mint (MC) and White (CC)

About the yarn

DK, 125m per 50g ball; 50% cotton, 50% acrylic

Tension

11 sts x 10 rows = 5cm measured over dc

Amigurumi are tightly crocheted toys, keep stitches as close as possible

Hook used

3.5mm

Other supplies

2 7.5mm black safety eyes

stitch marker

Sizing

One size – 20cm tall

Each toy uses roughly 30g of MC and 15g of CC

Amigurumi-style

The head and ears of this project are worked in spirals, without joining each round and without a turning chain.
Use a stitch marker to mark the beginning of each round, slipping it as you go. The body and tummy are worked flat in rows

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