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Jelly Belly Bunny Crochet Pattern

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Jelly Belly Bunny is ready to visit your home for Easter! No, she’s not the Easter Bunny. She’s more the Easter Bunny’s awkward sister, the one who finds and eats all the Easter Bunny’s candy before anyone else gets a chance. She’s a hoot to have around, but you’ve been warned, you’ll need go out and get more candy.

Read on to get the free pattern…

Jelly Belly Bunny Pattern by Squirrel Picnic

Jelly Belly Bunny Crochet Pattern

Difficulty rating 1Finished size including ears: 8″ tall and 11 1/2″ around at the widest point

Materials

(A) 85 yds worsted-weight yarn in white (Caron Simply Soft in White, 6 oz [170 g] / 315 yds [288 m])
(B) 32 yds worsted-weight yarn in pink (Caron Simply Soft Light Country Peach, 6 oz [170 g] / 315 yds [288 m])
(C) small amount of worsted-weight yarn in black (Caron Simply Soft in Black, 6 oz [170 g] / 315 yds [288 m])
(D) small amount of worsted-weight yarn in purple (Sensations Angel Hair in Medium Purple, 3.5 oz [100 g] / 120 yds [110 m])
G-6 (4.00 mm) crochet hook
1 set of size 12 mm safety eyes
Polyester Fiberfill
Tapestry needle

Gauge

5 sts = 1″
5 rows = 1″

Instructions

Jelly Belly Bunny Parts by Squirrel Picnic

Jelly Belly Bunny Crochet Pattern by Squirrel PicnicBody

With A, ch 2.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in ea sc around. (12)

Rnd 3: * sc, inc, rep from * 5 more times. (18)

Rnd 4: * 2 sc, inc, rep from * 5 more times. (24)

Rnd 5: * 3 sc, inc, rep from * 5 more times. (30)

Rnd 6: * 4 sc, inc, rep from * 5 more times. (36)

Rnds 7-15: Sc in ea sc around.

Rnd 16: * 5 sc, inc, rep from * 5 more times. (42)

Rnd 17: Sc in ea sc around.

Rnd 18: * 6 sc, inc, rep from * 5 more times. (48)

Rnd 19: Sc in ea sc around.

Rnd 20: * 7 sc, inc, rep from * 5 more times. (54)

Rnds 21-30: Sc in ea sc around.

Rnd 31: * 7 sc, dec, rep from * 5 more times. (48)

Rnd 32: * 6 sc, dec, rep from * 5 more times. (42)

Rnd 33: * 5 sc, dec, rep from * 5 more times. (36)

Rnd 34: * 4 sc, dec, rep from * 5 more times. (30)

Rnd 35: * 3 sc, dec, rep from * 5 more times. (24)

Insert safety eyes between stitches in Rnds 9 and 10 and pop on the backs to secure.

Stuff bunny firmly.

Rnd 36: * 2 sc, dec, rep from * 5 more times. (18)

Rnd 37: * Sc, dec, rep from * 5 more times. (12)

Rnd 38: * Sk, sc, rep from * 5 more times. (6)

Join with slst. FO, leaving a tail. Thread tail through remaining sts and pull to close. Weave in end.

Nose and Mouth

Using C, embroider nose and mouth.

Belly

With B, ch 2.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in ea sc around. Slst in 1st sc to join. (12)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, * sc, inc, rep from * 5 more times. Slst in 1st sc to join. (18)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, * 2 sc, inc, rep from * 5 more times. Slst in 1st sc to join. (24)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, * 3 sc, inc, rep from * 5 more times. Slst in 1st sc to join. (30)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, * 4 sc, inc, rep from * 5 more times. Slst in 1st sc to join. (36)

FO, leaving long tail for sewing.

Sew this to the middle of Jelly Belly Bunny’s belly.

Feet and Hands (Make 4)

With A, ch 2.

Rnd 1: 4 sc into 2nd ch from hook. (4)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in ea sc around. (8)

Rnds 3-5: Sc in ea sc around.

Tuck in ends and press flat, lining up 3 sets of sts in the middle.

Row 6: Sc this closed with 3 scs (skipping the sts on either end where it is folded). Turn. (3)

Row 7: Ch 2, 2 dc in each of next 2 sc, (2 dc, ch 2, slst) in last sc.

FO, leaving a tail for sewing.

With the tail, thread through the 1st of the 3 sc in Row 6. Pull the thread up and over the dcs in Row 7 and back through the same space. Pull tight to create “fingers.” Then thread through the 3rd sc in Row 6. Pull the thread up and over the dcs in Row 7 and back through the same space. Weave in to secure, but don’t trim just yet. (You’ll use the rest of the tail to sew the arms and legs to the bunny.)

Sew two of these to the bottom of the bunny so that the toes stick out from under her belly.

Sew two of these to the sides of the bunny so that the fingers reach out just in front of her belly.

Ears (Make 2)

With A, ch 2.

Row 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

Row 2: 2 sc in each sc around. (12)

Rows 3-14: Sc in each sc around. Join with slst. (12)

FO, leaving long tail for sewing.

Pink Ear Spots (Make 2)

With B, ch 5.

Rnd 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2, 3 sc in last ch turning as you do so. Continuing on the opposite side of the ch: sc in ea of next 2, 2 sc in last ch. (10)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2, 2 sc in next 3, sc in next 2, 2 sc in next 2, join with slst. FO, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Flatten the ears and sew on the Pink Ear Spots using the long pink tail. Using the tail on the Ears, sew each flattened ear to the top of the head.

Jelly Belly Bunny's Cute Wittle TailTail

With A, ch 2.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with slst.

Rnd 2: Ch 2 and dc in 1st sc, 2 dc in ea remaining sc around. Join with slst to top of the 3-ch. (12)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with slst. (12)

FO, leaving a long tail.

Thread this tail through sts in last round and pull tight to close as much as you can.

Sew this end to the rear of your bunny.

Scarf

With D, ch 71.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in ea ch across. (70)

FO and weave in ends.

Jelly Belly Bunny with Scarf Pattern by Squirrel Picnic

See a mistake or something I overlooked, please let me know in the comments or at squirrelpicnic{at}gmail{dot}com. Thanks!

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24 thoughts on “Jelly Belly Bunny Crochet Pattern

  1. I LOVE your blog!! and your patterns!

  2. So cute! Love her shape. Reminds me of Matrioshka doll and I love it. So adorable! So lovely! …. :)
    Thanks Jennifer for another great pattern!

  3. Oh my goodness, how cute! I have made bunnies before, but this one is the cutest! :)

  4. This is one adorable bunny! :)

  5. Oh what a cute bunny, she is totally adorable! I love that she could have different colored bellies to match a theme. or egg gift.
    Thanks for sharing the pattern too. :-)

  6. Just letting you know that I was nominated for the liebster award and had to nominate 11 others. I have nominated you, Ive submitted a post all about it :-)

  7. Reblogged this on Sugar's Sweet Stitches and commented:
    Pick up this FREE PATTERN for the Jelly Belly Bunny. She is so cute and looking for her “forever” home…….

  8. love it! Such a cute project and a really lovely blog.

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