Easter Bunny Face Applique - Free Crochet Pattern

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Easter Bunny Face Applique - FP217

Size: Bunny Face - about 4" diameter

Materials: Sport Weight Yarn or Size 3 Crochet Thread

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

 

 

Abbreviations

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.

 

Special Stitches

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.

 

BUNNY FACE

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)

Inner Ear

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.

 

Outer Ear

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.

 

NOSE

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.

 

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