FREE Little Bunny Knitting Pattern

Free buny rabbit knitting pattern knitted cream pink soft toy instructions

This little knitted bunny is quick and easy.

Made with oddments of cream, pink and grey double knitting yarn. Small amount of toy stuffing. 3mm single pointed needles were used.   It is about 10cm tall when finished.

Abbreviations : k – knit. p – purl. st – stitch. tog-together. st-st – Stocking Stitch (k1row, p1row). 

Body & Head – Make 1

Starting at the base, with cream, cast on 10 sts
Purl 1 row
Next: increase into every stitch (20 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: (k1, inc1) to end (30 sts)

Purl 3 rows
Starting with a knit row, st-st 16 rows
Next: k2tog to end (15 sts)

Purl 1 row
Next: (inc1, inc1, k1) to end (25 sts)
Starting with a purl row, st-st 9 rows
Next: k2tog to last stitch, k1 (13 sts)
Purl 1 row
Draw thread through the remaining stitches and pull tight.

Sew down the row ends, add stuffing and seal up. Make sure the bottom is flat so it will stand and the neck line is indented to define a separate head and body.

Scarf – Make 1

With pink, cast on 40 sts
Next: (k1, p1) to end
Complete the last row 4 times in total
Cast off in pattern

Sew down the row ends and place over the head and round the neck

Ears- Make 2

With cream cast on 14 sts
Starting with a purl row, st-st 15 rows
Next: k2tog to end (7 sts)
Purl 1 row
Draw thread through the remaining stitches and pull tight

Fold in half and sew down the row ends. Fold the cast on edge in half again. Place the ear on the side of the head approx 4 rows from the top of the head. Sew the cast on edge in place.

To finish, sew two grey eyes in a ‘U’ shape to the front of the face and also two horizontal stitches for the nose.

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