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How to make crochet bunny bunting

Craft Laura Maxell’s easy crochet bunny bunting for a baby’s room or Easter display…

How to make easy crochet bunny bunting cropped

Making this easy crochet bunny bunting by Laura Maxwell is super simple and it looks absolutely fab. Perfect for a baby bedroom or as a cheerful easter decoration, it’s a great project for practicing how to crochet in the round, and once you know how to make easy crochet bunny bunting why not try taking it a step further with our other free Easter crochet bunny bunting pattern which you can customise with your own message.

You will need

Deramores Studio Aran, 100% acrylic, 100g/165m per ball, or similar aran weight yarn. One ball each in:

  • Light Pink (Azalea)
  • White (Jasmin)
  • Light Green (Fern)
  • Light Yellow (Pineapple)

5mm (UK 6, US H/8) crochet hook
Tapestry needle for sewing ends

Abbreviations (UK)

dtr (double treble) – yrh twice, insert hook into stitch, yrh, pull through stitch (4 loops on hook), yrh, pull through 2 loops (3 loops on hook), yrh, pull through 2 loops (2 loops on hook), yrh, pull through remaining 2 loops.

You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using the guide.

Tension

Tension isn’t important for this project – just aim for a firm finish.

Notes

The easy crochet bunny shapes are made in one piece – The body is made first in the round then the head and ears are added, then the tail is made separately and sewn on.

Finished size

Approx. 8cm (31/8″) tall

DIY easy crochet bunny bunting

How to make easy crochet bunny bunting step final

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You Will Need

  • Yarn
  • Crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Total time:

Making the body

Step 1

Round 1 Using pink, yellow or green yarn, start with a magic ring. ch1, 6dc into the ring and close the ring tightly by pulling the loose end, ss to 1st dc to join [6dc]

Round 2 ch1 (does not count as st), 2dc in each st around, ss to 1st dc to join [12dc]

Round 3 ch1 (does not count as st), *1dc in next st, 2dc in next st; repeat from * to end of round, ss to 1st dc to join [18dc]

Round 4 ch1 (does not count as st), *1dc in each of next 2 sts, 2dc in next st; repeat from * to end of round, ss to 1st dc to join [24dc]

How to make easy crochet bunny bunting step 1

Step 2

Round 5 ch1 (does not count as st), (1htr, 1dtr) in next st, 2dtr in each of next 2 sts, (1dtr, 1htr) in next st, ss into each remaining st around. Do not ss to join.

How to make easy crochet bunny bunting step 2

Step 3

Round 6 ss into 1st htr and first dtr from Round 5, *ch5, 1htr in 2nd ch from hook, 1tr in each of next 3ch, miss 2dtr, ss in next st; repeat from * once more. ss in each of next 2 sts. Break yarn and fasten off, leaving a long tail of yarn. Using the long tail sew the ears to the head firmly by working up and down the sts at the back of each ear. Weave in ends.

How to make easy crochet bunny bunting step 3
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Making the tail

How to make easy crochet bunny bunting step 4

Using white yarn, ch2, work a 4-tr cluster in 2nd ch from hook, ch1. Break yarn and fasten off. Sew to centre of body and weave in ends to finish.

 

How to make easy crochet bunny bunting

Hang up your easy crochet bunny bunting for Easter or in a little ones room for some cute decor. We hope you’ve liked this tutorial on how to make easy crochet bunny bunting, if you fancy some more fun Easter makes check out our tutorial on how to make a crochet egg cosy, or take a look at our list of 50+ Free Easter crochet patterns