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Sunday, 18 March 2018

Bunny Egg Cosies

These little bunny egg cosies are a cute addition to your breakfast table, or even as little gifts to give at Easter..

Hook - 3.5mm

Yarn - Stylecraft Special DK in
Yarn A - Duck Egg
Yarn B - Fondant

Other Materials - A few strands of black embroidery floss

Pattern worked in UK terminology






Bunny Head
The bunny head will be worked in the amigurumi style, working continually round with no requirement to start a new round each time. Recommend you use a stitch marker in the last stitch of each round and move up as you go.

With yarn A make a magic ring and work first round into ring (alternatively you can make 2 chain and then work into the 2nd chain)

Round 1 - 1 ch (does not count as st), 6 dc into ring. 
Round 2 - 2 dc in each st (12 sts)
Round 3 - 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st, repeat to end (18 sts)
Round 4 - 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 2 sts, repeat to end (24 sts)
Round 5 - 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 3 sts, repeat to end (30 sts)
Round 6 - 1 dc in each st to end (30 sts) 
Round 7 - 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 4 sts, repeat to end (36 sts)
Rounds 8 & 9 - 1 dc in each st to end (36 sts) 
Round 10 - 1 dctog in next 2 sts, 1 dc in next 7 sts, repeat to end (32 sts)
Rounds 11 & 12 - 1 dc in each st to end (32 sts)
Change to yarn B
Round 13 - 1 dc in each st to end (32 sts)

Bunny Ears - Make 2
With Yarn B work 9 ch
Row 1 - 1 dc into the 2nd ch, 1 dc in each of next 2 chs, 1 dtr into next 2 chs, 1 tr into next 2 chs, in last ch work 3 trs, 2 dtrs and 3 trs

Turn your piece so you are now crocheting into the opposite side of the 9 chs
Row 2 - 1 tr into each of the next 2 chs, 1 dtr into next 2 chs,  dc into last 3 chs

With Yarn A work the same as above then ch 1 and turn

Holding the 2 pieces worked in yarn A and yarn B together you will now crochet into the corresponding sts of each piece, joining them together with yarn A
Row 3 - 1 dc into each of next 7 sts, 2 dc into next 4 sts, 1 dc in last 7 sts.
Cut yarn leaving a long tail for sewing.

Making Up
Sew ears to the top of the head.

Using the black embroidery floss, embroider the eyes onto the head using the picture as a guide.

Using yarn B, embroider a small nose

Sew in ends


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