Crochet Bunny Peep
Pop a Crochet Bunny Peep into someone's basket for a fun surprise. It's an easy free crochet pattern to work up and it looks good in traditional peep colors: yellow, purple, and pink. Make this sweet treat for somebunny this Easter.
Crochet HookG/6 or 4 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- 1 skein worsted weight yarn
- in pink; 2 feet of black heavy
- thread or light weight yarn
- Crochet hook size G/6/4.25 mm
- Yarn needle
SIZE: Bunny Peep measures about 4 inches tall and 2 inches across
GAUGE: 4 sts = 1 inch; 4 rows = 1 inch
beg = beginning
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st = stitch
BODY (make two)
ROUND 1: (RS) Ch 2, 6 scs into second ch from hook (6 sts), do not join or turn
ROUND 2: 2 scs into each st around (12 sts), do not join or turn
ROUND 3: [1 sc in next st, 2 scs in next st] around (18 sts), sl st to first st, fasten off.
ROW 1: Attach yarn on body (as shown in picture), ch 1, 2 scs in same st, 1 sc in next 3 sts, 2 scs in next st, turn
ROW 2: Ch 1, 1 sc in same and next 5 sts (6 sts), turn
ROW 3: Ch 1, 1 sc in same and next 5 sts (6 sts), turn
ROW 4: Ch 1, 1 dec in same and next st, 1 sc in next 2 sts, 1 dec in last 2 sts (4 sts), turn
Repeat on other body/circle
Right Ear: Once head made, with RS facing, ch 2 and make 1 dc in same and next st, turn; ch 2, 1 dc in same and next st, fasten off.
Left Ear: With RS facing, attach yarn in 3rd st of top of head (next to right ear), ch 2, 1 dc in same and next st, turn; ch 2, 1 dc in same and next st, fasten off.
JOINING FRONT AND BACK
With RS facing, join yarn next to left side of head and, in BLOs, trim entire panel in a row of scs; when back to beginning point, align front and back panels and sl st together, putting stuffing in as you join panels; be sure to add eyes and nose before joining and stuffing head and ears, fasten off.
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