I recently started to create a new collection of no-sewing amigurumi -free patterns (that you can find here) and I thought that it was time to add something for Easter.
I was thinking: which animal could I do for Easter? I wasn’t sure if going for a chicken or a rabbit, then I found out that this year the year of the Rabbit in the Chinese Calendar, so I knew that I had to go for a tiny cute Rabbit!
I want to present you Bud the Rabbit!!
You can add a keychain to it or keep it like this as a toy!
The pattern in this page is totally free, but it’s intellectual property of Elendipity.
You can use it and, of course, you can sell the final products you create, but you cannot sell the pattern or any alteration of the pattern.
You should also credit Elendipity (as pattern creator) whenever you create it, share it and/or sell it.
Feel free to tag me on my Instagram if you create it, I would love to see your works!!
This amigurumi is worked from the front to the back of the animal, so you will begin from the nose to the head and you will continue working in round creating the ears.
The Rabbit is worked in continuous rounds with the spiral method, not slip stitches to join.
Slip stitches at the beginning and the end of the antlers don’t count as stitches.
You will add the safety eyes halfway through and you will stuff at the end (in the pattern it will be specified when to insert the eyes and when to stuff).
In the ad-free version of the pattern there are also some advices on how to add safety eyes.
There will be some colour change and I recorded a video to show you how to change colour in amigurumi, you will find the video at this link.
- Crochet hook 3mm
- Hobbii Rainbow Cotton 8/6, colour n. 014 (Silver Grey – G6) – 6 gr
- Hobbii Rainbow Cotton 8/6, colour n. 001 (White – W6) – less than 1 gr
- Hobbii Rainbow Cotton 8/6, colour n. 062 (Light Pink – P6) – less than 1 gr
- safety eyes
- stitch marker
- darning needle
- Black and white embroidery thread for for the nose and the eyes (optional)
I bought the yarn at Hobbii.
Here below the list of the stitches (US terms) that you are going to use for this project.
- MC = Magic Circle
- CH = Chain
- SS = Slip Stich
- SC = Single Crochet
- INC (Increase) = 2 stitches in the same stitch
- DEC (Decrease) = 1 stitch worked over two stitches – it would be better if you know how to do Invisible Decrease.
- st = stitches
- BLO = Back Loop Only
- FLO = Front Loop Only
- Number in brackets, at the end of each round, indicates the total stitches for the round.
- Instruction between * … * means you have to repeat what is between the asterisks by the times indicated after the second asterisk.
- Instruction between ( … ) means you have to do all the stitches in the brackets in the same stitch.
- You will always find the acronym of the stitch and a number close to it; if the number is before the name of the stitch, it means that you will have to repeat those stitches in the same space. For example: 5 SC = 5 Single Crochet in the same stitch / SC 5 = 5 Single Crochet in the next 5 stitches
Shall we start?
With 3mm crochet hook and the colour W6, create a MC and work R1 in the MC.
- ROUND 1
SC 6 (6)
- ROUND 2
* SC 1, INC * x 3 (9)
Change colour to G6
- ROUND 3
FLO: * SC 2, INC * x 3 (12)
- ROUND 4
* SC 1, INC * x 6 (18)
- ROUND 5
* INC, SC 2 * x 6 (24)
- ROUND 6
* SC 3, INC * x 6 (30)
- ROUND 7
SC 30 (30)
- ROUND 8
SC 12, Right Ear (FLO: SS 1, change colour to P6, CH 7, starting from the 3rd ch from the hook, SC 2, SS 3, change colour to G6, SS 1in the same FLO where you did the very first SS 1 – cut the P6 yarn), SC 3, Right Ear (FLO: SS 1, change colour to P6, CH 7, starting from the 3rd ch from the hook, SC 2, SS 3, change colour to G6, SS 1in the same FLO where you did the very first SS 1 – cut the P6 yarn), SC 13 (30 + 2 Internal EARS)
When you change colours, never cut the colour G6!
- ROUND 9
SC 12, now work on both sides of P6: (skipping the very first SS, SC 4, 3 SC in 2-ch space, SC 4, skipping the very last SS), SC 3, now work on both sides of P6: (skipping the very first SS, SC 4, 3 SC in 2-ch space, SC 4, skipping the very last SS), SC 13 (28+ 2 Complete Ears)
- ROUND 10
SC 12, BLO DC 1 (behind ear), SC 3, BLO DC 1 (behind ear), SC 13 (30)
- ROUND 11
SC 30 (30)
- ROUND 12
SC 30 (30)
- ROUND 13
* DEC, SC 3 * x 6 (24)
- ROUND 14
* SC 2, DEC * x 6 (18)
- ROUND 15
* DEC, SC 1 * x 6 (12)
- ROUND 16
* DEC * x 6 (6)
EYES EMBROIDERY (optional)
If you want, you could embroider the eyebrows with black thin yarn or embroidery thread and some eye decorations with white thin yarn or embroidery thread.
And HERE WE ARE: your Rabbit amigurumi no sewing is done!
Now you can decide to leave it like this or to add a keychain!
I hope you enjoyed this Free Pattern
At this link you can find the same pattern but it’s an ad-free PDF version with more than 30 photos that will guide step by step through the process.
I have other many patterns available that you can find at this link.
Don’t hesitate to contact me if you need any explanation for the pattern – you can comment below or write me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I also offer crochet lessons (both in person or online) if you need some help with crochet creations and reading patterns.
You find all the info for the classes at this link.
Feel free to tag me on my Instagram if you create it, I would love to see your works!6
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