Chubby Bunny Easter Basket Crochet Pattern

Chubby Bunny Easter Basket - Free Crochet Pattern - The Lavender Chair

Materials:

H 5.00mm Crochet Hook

Worsted Weight Cotton

Buttons

Yarn Needle

Polyfil Stuffing

Cardboard (optional)

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Stitches:

CH: Chain- Yarn over pull through one loop.

SS: Slip stitch- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over and pull through both the stitch and loop on the hook.

DC: Double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops.

SC: Single crochet- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops.

HDC: Half double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through three stitches.

Tr: Treble- Yarn over 2 times. Insert hook around the stitch front back to front into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops.

Base (Make 2)

Magic Ring

Round 1: Chain 1. 10 Hdc. Join with a ss to the first Hdc made. (10)

Round 2 Chain 1. 2Hdc in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made (20)

Round 3: Chain 1. *2Hdc. Hdc.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (30)

Round 4: Chain 1. *2Hdc. Hdc in the next 2 stitches.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (40)

Round 5: Chain 1. *2 Hdc. Hdc in the next 3 stitches.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (50)

Round 6: Chain 1. *2 Hdc. Hdc in the next 4 stitches.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (60)

Round 7: Chain 1. *2 Hdc. Hdc in the next 5 stitches.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (70)

Round 8: Chain 1. *2 Hdc. Hdc in the next 6 stitches.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (80)

Round 9: Chain 1. *2 Hdc. Hdc in the next 7 stitches.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (90)

Finish off.

For additional support cut a circular piece of cardboard and place between the two circles you created for the base.

*NOTE: For this next round be sure to work in both layers of the base.*

Join with a SS to any stitch.

Round 1: Chain 1. Sc around. (90)

Round 2 – 13: Chain 1. Hdc in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made.

Finish off.

 

Bunny Ears

Chain 13.

Row 1: Hdc in second chain from the hook. Hdc across until one chain remains. 5Hdc in the last chain. (Working around) Hdc in each stitch across. (25)

Row 2: Chain 1. Sc in the same stitch and in the next 4 stitches. Hdc in the next 4 stitches. Dc in the next 2 stitches. 2Dc in the next stitch. [Dc. Tr. ] in the next stitch. 5Tr in the next stitch. [Tr. Dc.] In the next stitch. 2Dc in the next stitch. Dc in the next 2 stitches. Hdc in the next 4 stitches. Sc in the next 4 stitches.

Finish off. Leaving a long tail.

 

Chubby Cheeks (Make 2)

Magic Ring

Round 1. Chain 1. 10Hdc. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (10)

Round 2: Chain 1. 2Hdc in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (20)

Round 3: Chain 1. Hdc in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (20)

Finish off leaving a long tail.

 

Handles (Make 2)

Chain 4

Row 1: Sc in second chain from hook. Sc across. (3)

Row 2-44: Chain 1. Sc across. (3)

Finish off leaving a long tail

Sew on handles, chubby cheeks and button eyes. Embroider the nose.

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