Free Crochet Pattern

Easter Bunny Eggs

Yarn and Hook Size

It doesn't matter what yarn weight you use for this pattern. Just make sure to adjust the hook size, as well as the size of the safety eyes if choosing a different yarn than the recommended sport weight yarn.

Here's what I used:
2.25 mm Crochet Hook
Yarn sport weight yarn
2 black safety toy eyes (ø 5mm)
tapestry needle, pins, scissor, soft stuffing

Finished Size

approx. 10 cm / 4 inch

Abbreviations (US terms)

ch = chain stitch
dc = double crochet stitch
dc-inc = dc increase (2 dc in indicated st)
dec = decrease (sc together the next 2 sts)
FPhdc = front post half double crochet stitch
ch = chain stitch
dec = decrease
dc = double crochet stitch
hdc = half double crochet stitch
inc = increase
sc = single crochet stitch
slst = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
rnd(s) = round(s)
tr = triple crochet stitch
°...+...° = work all the sts between ° and ° into the same stitch
[...] ... x = repeat instructions in brackets ... times
(...) = total number of sts worked in specific round
hdc = half double crochet stitch
hdc-inc = hdc increase (2 hdc in indicated st)
inc = increase (2 sc in indicated st)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet stitch
sctbl = sc through back loop only
sctfl = sc through front loop only
sk = skip
slst = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = triple crochet stitch
[...] ...x = repeat instructions in brackets ... times
(...) = number of sts worked in the particular rnd

Body (Egg)

The body is worked top-down in a continuous spiral.
 Make a magic loop from yarn A.



01. sc 4 into the magic loop (4)
02. [inc] 4x (8)
03. [sc 1, inc] 4x (12)
04. sc 1, inc, [sc 2, inc] 3x, sc 1 (16)
05. [sc 3, inc] 4x (20)
06. sc 2, inc, [sc 4, inc] 3x, sc 2 (24)
07. [sc 5, inc] 4x (28)
08. sc 3, inc, [sc 6, inc] 3x, sc 3 (32)
09. [sc 7, inc] 4x (36)
10.-14. (5 rnds) sc 36
15. Change to yarn B, sc 36
16.-18. sc 36 (3 rnds)



Place the eyes between rnds 16 and 17. The distance between one eye to the other is 9 sts. Stuff the body as you go.



19. sc 2, dec, [sc 4, dec] 5x, sc 2 (30)

20. [dec, sc 3] 6x (24)

21. sc 1, dec, [sc 2, dec] 5x, sc 1 (18)
22. [dec, sc 1] 6x (12)

23. [dec] 6x (6)



Cut the yarn and close the remaining 6 stitches.

Bunny Ears

Make 2 using yarn B.

Make a foundation cain out of 8 ch. Work along the chain, starting in the 2nd chain from hook:



01. sc 2, hdc 2, dc 2, then °dc 3 + tr 3 + dc 3° into the last st. Now, into the remaining loops along the other side of the foundation chain:
dc 2, hdc 2, sc 2, ch 1 (22)

02. slst 22



Break the yarn with a long rest to sew the ears onto the body, approx. at height of rnd 03. With pink yarn embroider little cheeks underneath the eyes of your Easter Bunny.

Copyright

© 2022 Lalylala Crochet . Lydia Tresselt . All rights reserved. No part of this pattern may be published, resold, reproduced (in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, by photocopying, recording or otherwise), shared, translated or altered without prior permission in writing from the author.

Selling of finished items

The design and pattern are copyright and must not be reproduced for resale! You cannot sell finished toys made from this pattern. For your personal use (non-profit) or for charity purposes you are permitted to make as many items from this pattern as you like.

Hoppy Easter!