Baby will be sure to love this cute and whimsical floppy-eared bunny toy. Shown in Bernat Baby Jacquards #06230 Spearmint Candy. Size 3.5 mm (U.S. 4) knitting needles. Stuffing.View Printer Friendly PDF
Bernat® Baby Jacquards (100 g /3.5 oz):
2 balls #06230 (Spearmint Candy)
Size 3.5 mm (U.S. 4) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Stuffing.
26 sts and 33 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
Body (Front and Back make alike).
Cast on 46 sts. Work in stocking st for 4 ins [10 cm], ending with a purl row.
Arms: Cast on 17 sts beg next 2 rows. 80 sts.
Work even for 2 ins [5 cm], ending with a purl row.
Cast off 23 sts beg next 2 rows. 34 sts.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and every following alt row to 26 sts.
Head: Inc 1 st each end of needle on next 6 rows. 38 sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 10 ins [25.5 cm], ending with a purl row.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and every following alt row to 34 sts, then on every row to 22 sts. Cast off knitwise.
Gusset: Cast on 12 sts. Work in garter st (knit every row) until work when slightly stretched measures length to fit around outer edge of Front or Back. Cast off.
With WS of Front and Gusset tog, beg at first st of cast on row, sew Gusset to Front. Rep for Back, leaving bottom open. Stuff body lightly. Body should be soft. Sew opening closed.
Ears (make 2).
Cast on 70 sts.
Work in stocking st for 8 ins [20.5 cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape ears: 1st row: (RS). (K1. Sl1. K1. psso. K29. K2tog. K1)
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: (K1. Sl1. K1. psso. K27. K2tog. K1) twice.
4th row: As 2nd row.
Cont in same manner, dec 4 sts as before on next and every following alt row to 22 sts, then on every row to 4 sts.
Cast off. Sew side seam. Sew ears to top of head, pleating cast on edge.