Monday, March 24, 2014

Spring Bunny Pen Buddy Free Tutorial

Spring Bunny Pen Buddy Free Tutorial
By AnnooCrochet Designs


In the spirit of Spring I thought I would share with you a few of my favorite Spring quotes:
“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” 
― Pablo Neruda
“Is the spring coming?" he said. "What is it like?"...
"It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine...” 
― Frances Hodgson BurnettThe Secret Garden
“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” 
― Rainer Maria Rilke
Now for the Pattern:



You will need:

Hook size 2.25mm
Sensations Yarn, Cuddle, in Pastel colors
Tapestry needle
Polyfill
Snap on eyes
Fabric Crayons
Simple Pen
Scrap of black yarn.

Stitches used:

ch: chain
sc: single crochet
sc2tog: single crochet 2 st together (decrease)
sk st: skip a st


Pattern:


Round 1: in a magic circle, ch, 6sc

Round 2- 38: sc all around ( 6sc)





Head: 

Round 39: slide the pen in, it will fir quiet snuggly.
[2sc in each st] all around (12 sc)
 I place a little scrap of colourful Yarn to help me remember where the round begins

Round 40: [sc, 2sc in next st] all around (18sc)


Round 41: [2sc, 2sc in next st] all around (24sc)

Round 42: [3sc, 2sc in next st] all around (30sc)

Round 43: [4sc, 2sc in next st] all around (36sc)

Round 44: [5sc, 2sc in next st] all around (42sc)
( The end of the pen will help the head not to bobble to the side)

Round 45- 50: sc all around (42sc)




Place eyes at about 7 stitches apart between round 49 and round 46.







Round 51: [4sc, sc2 tog in next st] all around (36sc)

stuff firmly with polyfill
Round 52: [3sc, 2sc in next st] all around (30sc)

Round 53: [2sc, 2sc in next st] all around (24sc)

Round 54: [sc, 2sc in next st] all around (18sc)
stuff with Polyfill Do not Fasten off


Ears: 


Round 1: sc until you reach the middle front of your head,

sk 8st,sc in next st

Round 2: sc all around (9sc)


Round 3: 2sc in next st, 4sc, 2sc in next st, 3sc ( 11sc)

Round 4: 2sc in next st, 5sc, 2sc in next st, 4sc ( 13sc)

Round 5-10: sc all around ( 13sc)


Round 11: [sc2tog,  5sc, sc2tog, 4sc] (11sc)
Round 12: [sc2tog,  4sc, sc2tog, 3sc] (9sc)
Round 13: [sc2tog,  sc] until you have about 4 sc, Fasten off


Repeat on other side for second ear





 With your tapestry Needle and black yarn, sew a X for the mouth.



Happy Crochet my fellow artists!!!! 


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11 comments:

  1. Me encanta!! Gracias por compartir tus tutoriales.
    Besos.
    Lola.

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  2. These are amazing! I included it in my spring crochet round up post :) http://www.memadonna.com/2014/03/10-free-crochet-patterns-for-spring.html

    Thank you! xx MaDonna

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  3. Molto bello questo lavoretto... grazie per il tutorial...
    Buona domenica delle palme... a presto ...

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  4. Fabulous idea for Easter Baskets! I bet it would be easy to adjust for other holidays too....Wow. Thank you for such great patterns!

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  5. wish you could change the pen,etc wen it runs out.

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