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Crochet Easter Bunny Eggs

14 March, 2016

Crochet beautiful and bright Easter Bunny Eggs for decoration or a scavenger hunt.

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Materials:

1 – 50 g ball each of DMC Natura Just Cotton, colors 16 (Yellow), 94 (Pink) and 99 (Teal).

“C” (2.75 mm) crochet hook (or sized needed to obtain tight a fabric without holes)
Scissors
Polyester fiberfill stuffing
DMC Mouliné embroidery thread, color 310 - black
DMC embroidery and yarn needles

 

Abbreviations

Rnd – Round
ch – chain
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
st/s – stitch/stitches
sc2tog – single crochet two stitches together

Notes

• The rounds are worked as a continuous spiral. Do not join with a sl st. Do not turn at the end of each rnd.

• Change colors as you wish, combining the 3 colors in different width stripes. See photo for some suggestions.

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Instructions:

Egg

Make a magic ring, ch 1.
Rnd 1: 6 sc into the magic ring and pull the ring closed. (6 sts)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st of the previous round. (12 sts)
Rnd 3: Sc in each st of the previous round. (12 sts)
Rnd 4: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) of the previous round. (18 sts)
Rnd 5: Sc in each st of the previous round. (18 sts)
Rnd 6: (Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) of the previous round. (24 sts)
Rnd 7: Sc in each st of the previous round. (24 sts)
Rnd 8: (Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) of the previous round. (30 sts)
Rnd 9: Sc in each st of the previous round. (30 sts)
Rnd 10: (Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st) of the previous round. (36 sts)
Rnd 11-13: Sc in each st of the previous round. (36 sts)
Rnd 14: (Sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog) in the previous round. (30 sts)
Rnd 15: Sc in each st of the previous round. (30 sts)
Rnd 16: (Sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog) in the previous round. (24 sts)
Rnd 17: Sc in each st of the previous round. (24 sts)
Rnd 18: (Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog) in the previous round. (18 sts)
Rnd 19: Sc in each st of the previous round. (18 sts)

Stuff this completed section with polyester fiberfill stuffing.
Use the black embroidery thread and needle to embroider the eyes.
Use a contrasting Natura color to stitch the nose and the mouth.

Continue crocheting
Rnd 20: (Sc in next st, sc2tog) in the previous round. (12 sts)
Rnd 21: Sc in each st of the previous round. (12 sts)
Rnd 22: Sc2tog six times. (6 sts)
Add more polyester fiberfill stuffing.
Rnd 23: Sc2tog three times. (3 sts)

Close and weave in ends.

Ears

Make a magic ring, ch 1.
Rnd 1: 4 sc in magic ring and pull the ring closed. (4 sts)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st of the previous round. (8 sts)
Rnd 3-8: Sc in each st of the previous round. (8 sts)

With the yarn needle and Natura, sew the ears to the egg.

 

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Happy Crocheting,

The Commonthread Team