Fluffy Bunny Amigurumi: The Ultimate Guide

by leonardoamadeu

Crochet enthusiasts, get ready to embark on a charming and rewarding project: crafting a Bunny Amigurumi. This adorable project is perfect for those who love amigurumi or are looking for a cute and unique handmade gift. Whether you’re a seasoned crocheter or just starting out, this pattern provides detailed instructions to help you create a lovable bunny companion.

Materials and Tools

Before beginning, gather the following supplies:

  • Yarn: Soft, medium weight (4) yarn in your chosen bunny color, plus a small amount of contrasting color for the inner ears and tail.
  • Crochet Hook: Size 3.5 mm.
  • Fiberfill: For stuffing.
  • Stitch Markers: To keep track of rounds.
  • Yarn Needle: For sewing parts together.
  • Scissors.
  • Safety Eyes: 9 mm, or use black yarn for embroidered eyes.

Skill Level

Intermediate. This pattern is suitable for those with some experience in crochet and amigurumi.

Abbreviations

  • ch: chain
  • st(s): stitch(es)
  • sc: single crochet
  • inc: increase (2 sc in one st)
  • dec: decrease (sc 2 sts together)
  • sl st: slip stitch
  • [ ]: repeat instructions between brackets as directed

Bunny Amigurumi Pattern

Body (Use main color yarn)

  1. Round 1: 6 sc in a magic ring (6 sts)
  2. Round 2: Inc in each st around (12 sts)
  3. Round 3: [Sc in next st, inc in next st] 6 times (18 sts)
  4. Rounds 4-12: Sc in each st around (18 sts)
  5. Round 13: [Sc in next st, dec] 6 times (12 sts)
  6. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Stuff the body firmly.

Head (Use main color yarn)

  1. Round 1: 6 sc in a magic ring (6 sts)
  2. Round 2: Inc in each st around (12 sts)
  3. Round 3: [Sc in next st, inc in next st] 6 times (18 sts)
  4. Rounds 4-10: Sc in each st around (18 sts)
  5. Round 11: [Sc in next st, dec] 6 times (12 sts)
  6. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Insert safety eyes between Rounds 8 and 9, about 4 sts apart. Stuff the head.

Ears (Make 2, use main color yarn)

  1. Round 1: 6 sc in a magic ring (6 sts)
  2. Round 2: [Sc in next 2 sts, inc] twice (8 sts)
  3. Rounds 3-10: Sc in each st around (8 sts)
  4. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Do not stuff the ears.

Arms (Make 2, use main color yarn)

  1. Round 1: 6 sc in a magic ring (6 sts)
  2. Rounds 2-6: Sc in each st around (6 sts)
  3. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Lightly stuff the arms.

Legs (Make 2, use main color yarn)

  1. Round 1: 6 sc in a magic ring (6 sts)
  2. Round 2: Inc in each st around (12 sts)
  3. Rounds 3-5: Sc in each st around (12 sts)
  4. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Stuff the legs.

Tail (Use contrasting color yarn)

  1. Round 1: 6 sc in a magic ring (6 sts)
  2. Round 2: Inc in each st around (12 sts)
  3. Round 3: Sc in each st around (12 sts)
  4. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Inner Ears (Make 2, use contrasting color yarn)

  1. Row 1: Ch 4, starting from second ch from hook, sc in each ch across (3 sts)
  2. Row 2: Ch 1, turn, dec, sc in last st (2 sts)
  3. Row 3: Ch 1, turn, dec (1 st)
  4. Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.

Assembly

  • Sew the head to the body.
  • Attach the ears to the top of the head. Sew the inner ear pieces to the center of each ear.
  • Sew the arms to the sides of the body.
  • Attach the legs to the bottom of the body.
  • Sew the tail to the back of the bunny.

Conclusion

Your Bunny Amigurumi is now complete! This adorable creation is not just a testament to your crochet skills but also a source of joy and comfort. Whether it’s a special gift, a nursery decoration, or a new addition to your amigurumi collection, this bunny is sure to bring smiles and warmth to its new home.

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