Luna the Bunny Free Crochet Pattern

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Luna the Bunny Free Crochet Pattern

Let’s make one of the cutest crochet bunny patterns with floppy ears for a great easter gift or a cute baby present.

This free pattern has step-by-step instructions on how to make each part.

Legs and body are made in one piece then arms, head, ears, hat, and hat flower are made also you can find how to assemble all parts at the end.

Materials needed to finish this bunny are DK weight yarn with (turquoise, vanilla, candy pink, rose) colors, and a 2.5 mm crochet hook, 6 mm safety eyes, and fiber for stuffing.

This pattern is very easy and quick to finish and uses simple crochet stitches like single crochet, slip stitch, working in front loops only, and increasing and decreasing in single crochet stitch.

Pattern by: CatKnit


Materials

  • Color A: Rico Baby Dream DK – Turquoise Mix
  • Color B: Rico Ricorumi DK – Vanilla
  • Color C: Rico Ricorumi DK – Candy Pink
  • Color D: Rico Ricorumi DK – Rose
  • Crochet hook 2.5mm
  • 6mm safety eyes
  • Toy stuffing

Abbreviations

Mr – magic ring
Ch – chain
Sl st – slip stith
Sc – single crochet
Inc – increase
Dec – decrease
FLO – front loop only
Inv.dec – invisible decrease

Legs & Body

Leg 1:

Round 1: using color A, work 8 sc in magic ring (8)
Round 2-4: sc in each st

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Fasten off leaving a long tail for later.

Leg 2:

Round 1: using color A, work 8 sc in magic ring (8)
Round 2-4: sc in each st
Round 5: Ch 3, sc across 8 sts on leg 1, ch 3, sc across 8 stitches on leg 2 (22)
Round 6: inc in each of the 3 chains, sc 8, inc in each of the 3 chains, sc 8 (28)
Round 7-14: sc in each st

Stop crocheting and sew across the opening between the legs with the long tail from leg 1 and then stuff the legs.

Round 15: *2 sc, 1 inv.dec** repeat * to 7 times (21)
Round 16: sc in each st

Stop crocheting and stuff the body firml

Round 17: *1 sc, 1 inv.dec** repeat * to ** 7 times (14)
Round 18: sc in each st

Top up the stuffing

Round 19: Inv.dec in each st (7)

Arms x2

Round 1: using color A, work 6 sc in magic ring (6)
Round 2-5: sc in each st

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew the arms to the body. Do NOT stuff.

Head

Round 1: using color A, work 6 sc in magic ring (6)
Round 2: Inc in each st (12)
Round 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 (18)
Round 4: (2 sc, inc) * 6 (24)
Round 5: (3 sc, inc) * 6 (30)
Round 6-9: sc in each st
Round 10: (3 sc, 1 inv.dec) * 6 (24)

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Add the safety eyes between row 8-9 with 6 sts in between.

Round 11: (2 sc, 1 inv.dec) * 6 (18)
Round 12: (1 sc, 1 inv.dec) * 6 (12)
Round 13: (inv.dec) * 6 (6).

Fasten off and sew across the last sts to close.

Now turn the head upside down so the bottom becomes the top of the head.

Ears x2

Round 1: using color A, work 4 sc in magic ring (4)
Round 2: Inc in each st (8)
Round 3: sc in each st
Round 4: (1 sc, inc) * 4 (12)
Round 5: sc in each st
Round 6: (2 sc, inc) *4 (16)
Round 7-16: sc in each st
Round 17: (2 sc, 1 inv.dec) * 4 (12)
Round 18: (1 sc, 1 inv.dec) * 4 (8)

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for attaching later.

Hat

Round 1: using color B, work 6 sc in magic ring (6)
Round 2: inc in each st (12)
Round 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 (18)
Round 4: (2 sc, inc) * 6 (24)
Round 5: (3 sc, inc) * 6 (30)
Round 6-8: st in each st
Round 9: in FLO (4 sc, inc) * 6 (36)
Round 10: (5 sc, inc) * 6 (42)
Round 11: (6 sc, inc) * 6 (48)

Sl st in the next stitch and fasten off.

Hat Flower

Using color C, in magic ring make the following sts:

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Sc 1, ch 4, sl st, (ch 5, sl st) * 4

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for attaching the flower.

Assembly

Hat

Roll the front brim of the hat upwards and attach the flower on the right side so that the full flower is visible above the brim.

Arms

The arms are sewn in place at an downwards angle.
The top part of the arm should sit on row 15 and the bottom part of that arms should sit on row 11 closer towards the belly.

Head

Attach the head too the top of the body.

Make a nose by sewing three sts using color D (2 sts wide) in the row below where you added the eyes, the bottom of the eyes should be level with the nose. Make a small st from the row below the nose up to the middle of the nose.

Ears

Attach the ears at the back of the head in row 8, counting from the top of the head. The sides of the ears should be visible from the front.

You can attach the hat to the head if you prefer or you can keep it loose so that it’s removable.

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