Easter Bunny Face Applique - Free Crochet Pattern
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Easter Bunny Face Applique - FP217
Size: Bunny Face - about 4" diameter
Small amounts of the following:
White (W); Pink (P);Hot Pink (HP)
Additional Materials:Yarn needle; Hot/Craft Glue, 15mm Moveable Eyes (2)
Crochet Hook:Size F-5 (3.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 9 sts = 2 inches; 5 rows = 2 inches
beg - beginning
ch - chain
CC - contrasting color
dc - double crochet
hdc - half double crochet
lp - loop
MC - Main Color
rem - remaining
rep - repeat
rnd - round
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
st - stitch
tr - treble stitch
yo - yarn over
JOINING WITH SC
When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.
Double Crochet Decrease (dc dec): Keeping last loop of each st on hook, dc in next 2 sts, yo and pull through 3 loops on hook.
Rnd 1:(Right Side) Starting at center, with W, ch 3; 11 dc in 3rd ch from hook (skipped ch counts as first dc); join with sl st to first dc. (12 dc)
DO NOT TURN EACH ROUND.
Rnd 2:Ch 2 (counts as first dc now and throughout) 2 dc in each dc around; join. (24 dc)
Rnd 3:Ch 2, dc in same st as joining, dc in next dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc) around; join. (36 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.
EARS (Make 2)
Row 1:(Right Side) Starting at top, with P, ch 3; dc in 3rd ch from hook (skipped ch counts as first dc). (2 dc)
Row 2:Ch 2, turn, dc in first dc, dc in turning chain. (3 dc)
Rows 3-7:Ch 2, turn, (dc in next dc) across. (3 dc)
Row 8:Ch 2, turn, dc dec. (2 dc) Finish off P.
Rnd 1:With right side facing, join W with sc (See: "Joining with Sc") to last st of Row 8, sc in same sp as joining, sc evenly around outer edge of Ear; last sc in same sp as joining; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 1:(Right Side) Starting at center, with HP, ch 2; 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with sl st to first sc. (6 sc) Finish off leaving long end. Tighten starting ch.
FinishingUSE PHOTO AS A GUIDE
Whiskers & Nose- Cut four 3" pieces of HP yarn. Place pieces horizontally across center of face. Position Nose over center of whiskers and sew in place, securing whiskers in place.
Mouth- Using double strand of HP and straight stitches, embroider mouth.
Eyes- Position and sew (or glue) 15mm Eyes in place.
Ears- Position and sew Ears in place. Tack Ear edges together about 2" from tip.