Yarn

Spring Bunnies

By  Grace Moffatt 

size: 6"x8"

  • Spring Bunnies

Materials

  • Cotton yarn in color of choice, 1 skein per bunny
  • Embroidery thread: black, pink
  • Poly-fill stuffing
  • Small white pompom

Tools

  • Needles: yarn, embroidery, set of five double pointed knitting needles, size US 2

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, measuring tape

Abbreviations

CO: cast on
K: knit
K2tog: knit two together
St(s): stitch(es)

  • 1. CO 28 sts with double pointed needles. Distribute stitches evenly among four double pointed knitting needles, 7 sts on each needle.
  • 2. Row 1-25: K in the round until your work measures 3".
  • 3. Row 26: K2tog, k5, k2tog, k5, k2tog, k5, k2tog, k5
  • 4. Row 27: K2tog, k4, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k4
  • 5. Row 28: K2tog, k3, k2tog, k3, k2tog, k3, k2tog, k3
  • 6. Cast off and sew ends together. Weave in ends.
  • 7. Use same knitting needles and yarn color to create ears. CO 12 sts and distribute evenly between three double pointed knitting needles, 4 sts on each needle.
  • 8. K in the round until your work measures 2-1/2". Cast off and sew ends.
  • 9. Repeat Steps 4 and 5 to make second ear.
  • 10. Repeat Steps 1-6 to make other bunnies and ears, changing color as desired. Sew two stuffed ears onto each stuffed bunny head. Stitch eyes with black embroidery thread and a triangle shaped nose with pink embroidery thread. Tie off and weave in ends. Sew small white pompom onto bunny backside for tail. Tie off and weave in all ends.