Bailey the Bunny

Make your own Easter bunny friend with this simple amigurumi crochet pattern. Bailey the Bunny has pastel-shaded polka dots on his inner ears and an egg design on his belly. Make one to use as decoration or to help fill Easter baskets.

Skill Level: Easy 

Size: 8” tall 

Gauge: No gauge specified 

Materials

Yarn:

Light Weight Yarn Patons Astra Yarn (100% acrylic; 161 yards [147 meters]/50 grams): Silver Grey Mix (A, 1 skein), Tangerine (B, 1 skein), Ocean Mist (C, 1 skein), Maize Yellow (D, 1 skein)

Hook: US size 2.5 mm hook

Notions: 8.0 mm safety eyes, black embroidery thread or yarn (for the eyebrows and mouth), stuffing, scissors, needle

Pattern

Head and Body

(Worked as one piece)
Starting at the top of your bunny’s head,
Rnd 1: With (A), work 6 sc in a magic ring. (6 sc)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each stitch in this round. (12 sc)
Rnd 3: 2 sc in each stitch in this round. (24 sc)
Rnd 4: [Sc in the next 3 stitches, 2 sc in next st] 6 times. (30 sc)
Rnd 5: [Sc in the next 4 stitches, 2 sc in next st] 6 times. (36 sc)
Rnds 6-7: Sc in each stitch around. (36 sc)
Rnd 8: [Sc in the next 4 stitches, 2 sc in next st] 7 times, sc. (43 sc)
Rnd 9: Sc in each stitch in this round. (43 sc)
Rnd10: Sc, sc, [sc in the next 3 stitches, 2 sc in next st] 10 times, sc. (53 sc)
Rnds 11-12: Sc in each stitch in this round. (53 sc)
Rnd 13: Sc, sc, [sc in the next 9 stitches, 2 sc in next st] 5 times, sc. (58 sc)
Rnds 14-15: Sc in each stitch in this round. (58 sc)
Rnd 16: You will be marking where to place the safety eyes in this round. [Sc in the next 4 stitches, 2 sc in next st] 5 times, sc, sc, place a stitch marker or tie a piece of scrap yarn around the last stitch just made, sc in the next 10 stitches, place a stitch marker or tie a piece of yarn in the last stitch just made, 2 sc in next st, [sc in the next 4 stitches, 2 sc in next st] 4 times. (68 sc)
Rnds 17-18: Sc in each stitch in this round. (68 sc)
Rnd 19: Sc in the next 4 stitches, [sc in the next 4 stitches, dec] 10 times, sc in the next 4 stitches. (58 sc)
Rnds 20-21: Sc in each stitch in this round. (58 sc)
Rnd 22: Sc in the next 4 stitches, [sc in the next 8 stitches, dec] 5 times, sc in the next 4 stitches. (53 sc)
Rnds 23-25: Sc in each stitch in this round, place safety eyes where the stitches were marked in Rnd 16. (53 sc)
Rnd 26: Sc, [sc in the next 3 stitches, dec] 10 times, sc, sc. (43 sc)
Rnd 27: Sc in each stitch in this round. (43 sc)
Rnd 28: Sc, dec in the next 42 stitches. (22 sc)
Rnd 29: Dec in each stitch in this round, stuff your bunny firmly. (11 sc)
Rnd 30: Inc in each stitch in this round. (22 sc)
Rnd 31: [Sc, inc] 11 times. (33 sc)
Rnds 32-35: Sc in each stitch in this round. (33 sc)
Rnd 36: Sc, [sc in the next 4 stitches, 2 sc in next st] 6 times, sc, sc. (39 sc)
Rnds 37-38: Sc in each stitch in this round. (39 sc)
Rnd 39: [Sc in the next 7 stitches, 2 sc in next st] 4 times, sc in the next 6 stitches, inc. (44 sc)
Rnds 40-44: Sc in each stitch in this round. (44 sc)
Rnd 45: Dec in each stitch in this round. (22 sc)
Rnd 46: Dec in each stitch in this round, stuff your bunny firmly. (11 sc)
Rnd 47: Sc, dec in the next 10 stitches. (6 sc)
Rnd 48: Dec in the next 6 stiches. (3 sc)
Fasten off.

Arm (Make Two)

Starting at the bottom of arm,
Rnd 1: With (A), work 5 sc in a ring. (5 sc)
Rnd 2: [2 sc in next st, sc] 2 times, sc. (7 sc)
Rnds 3-4: Sc in each stitch in this round. (7 sc)
Rnd 5: Dec, sc in next 5 sts. (6 sc)
Rnds 6-9: Sc in each stitch in this round. (6 sc)
Fasten off at the end of Rnd 9. 

Foot (Make Two)

Starting at the tip of your foot,
Row 1: With (A), ch 7.
Row 2: Turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each chain across. (6 sc)
Row 3: Do not turn, sc in each chain down the opposite side of your work. (6 sc)
Rnd 4: Sc in each stitch around the entire piece. (12 sc)
Rnd 5: Inc, sc in the next 5 stitches, inc, sc in the next 5 stitches. (14 sc)
Rnd 6: Inc in the next 2 stitches, sc in the next 5 stitches, inc in the next 2 stitches, sc in the next 5 stitches. (18 sc)
Rnds 7-14: Sc in each stitch around. (18 sc)
Rnd 15: Dec in each stitch in this round. (9 sc)
Rnd 16: Stuff foot firmly, sc, dec in the next 8 stitches. (5 sc)
Rnd 17: Dec, dec, sc. (3 sc)
Fasten off.

Leg (Make Two)

Starting at the top of your leg.
Rnd 1: With (A) ch 9, join with sl st.
Rnds 2-3: Sc in each stitch in this round. (9 sc)
Rnd 4: Dec, sc in the next 4 stitches, dec, sc. (7 sc)
Rnds 5-11: Sc in each stitch in this round. (7 sc)
Rnd 12: Sc, [sc, inc] 3 times. (10 sc)
Rnds 13-14: Sc in each stitch in this round. (10 sc)
Rnd 15: Sc, [sc, sc, inc] 3 times. (13 sc)
Fasten off.

Ear (Make Two)

Starting at the tip of the ear.
Rnd 1: With (A), work 6 sc in a ring. (6 sc)
Rnd 2: Inc in each stitch in this round. (12 sc)
Rnd 3: [Sc, inc] 6 times. (18 sc)
Rnd 4: [Sc, inc] 9 times. (27 sc)
Rnd 5: Sc in each stitch in this round. (27 sc)
Rnd 6: Sc, [sc in the next 4 stitches, inc] 5 times, sc. (32 sc)
Rnds 7-10: Sc in each stitch in this round. (32 sc)
Rnd 11: [Sc in the next 7 stitches, dec] 3 times, sc in the next 5 stitches. (29 sc)
Rnds 12-14: Sc in each stitch in this round. (29 sc)
Rnd 15: Sc in the next 3 stitches, [sc in the next 4 stitches, dec] 4 times, sc, sc. (25 sc)
Rnds 16-20: Sc in each stitch in this round. (25 sc)
Rnd 21: [Sc in the next 3 stitches, dec] 5 times. (20 sc)
Rnds 22-28: Sc in each stitch in this round. (20 sc)
Rnd 29: [Sc in the next 3 stitches, dec] 4 times. (16 sc)
Rnd 30: Sc in each stitch in this round. (16 sc)
Fasten off.

Large Circle for the Ear

Rnd 1: With the color of your choice (I made one large circle in each shade B, C, and D), work 6 sc in a ring.
Rnd 2: Inc in each stitch in this round. (12 sc)
Fasten off.

Small Circle for the Ear

Rnd 1: Work same as the Large Circle, (I made two small circles in B and D, and one in C). (6 sc)
Fasten off.

Easter Egg Belly Patch

Starting at the bottom of the egg,
Row 1: With (A), ch 4.
Row 2: Turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. (3 sc)
Row 3: Turn, switch to (C) and ch 1, inc, sc, inc. (5 sc)
Row 4: Turn, switch to (D) and ch 1, inc, sc in next 3 stitches, inc. (7 sc)
Row 5: Turn, ch 1, sc in each stitch across. (7 sc)
Row 6: Turn, switch to (B) and ch 1, sc in each stitch across. (7 sc)
Row 7: Turn, switch to (C) and ch 1, sc in each stitch across. (7 sc)
Row 8: Turn, switch to (D) and ch 1, dec, sc in the next 3 stitches, dec. (5 sc)
Row 9: Turn, ch 1, sc in each stitch across. (5 sc)
Row 10: Turn, change to (B) and ch 1, dec, sc, dec. (3 sc)
Rnd 11: Do not turn, sc around the entire piece.
Fasten off.

Assembly

Sew the patches on to the ears, and then sew the ears onto your bunny. Make a pom pom for the tail, and sew it onto your bunny. Embroider on eyebrows above the eyes, and a small mouth. Decorate your Easter egg belly patch with thread if you wish, and then sew it onto the belly. Sew the arms onto your bunny. Now you are going to sew the bottom of each leg onto the foot, stuff each leg and then sew them onto your bunny. Weave in all the ends and trim them. Now you can enjoy your brand new little bunny! yarn ball

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