Jelly Bean Bunny

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Jelly beans, many colors bright, sweet little bunnies bouncing into sight—these are just a few of the things that come to mind when daydreaming about Easter. To make your celebration extra special this year, personalize your own jelly bean bunny in your favorite spring colors and yummy candy snack. It’s easier than you think!

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 7” tall / [17.8 cm]

Gauge: 5 sc = 1” / [2.5 cm]

Materials

Yarn:

Light weight yarn Stylecraft Special DK (100% Acrylic; 322 yards [294 meters]/100 grams): 1020 Lemon (A), 1 skein; 1130 Candy floss (B), 1 skein; 1003 Aster (C), 1 skein; 1019 Cloud (D), 1 skein; 1422 Aspen (E), 1 skein

Hook: E/4 (3.5 mm)

Notions: Stitch marker; tapestry needle; two 6 mm black safety eyes; polyester toy stuffing; 1 3/8” (3.5 cm) pom pom maker

Abbreviations

rnd(s) = round(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

ch(s) = chain(s)

sl st = slip stitch

sc = single crochet

sc2tog = single crochet 2 together

BLO = working in the back loop only

Pattern Notes

All parts of the bunny are worked in continuous rnds without joining. Place the stitch marker in the top of the first st to mark start of rnd. Pattern will use about 10 grams of color A and 5 grams of each of the other colors. Alternative yarns to use might be Red Heart Comfort Sport or Bella, Lion Brand Jamie, Patons Asta, Scheepjes Colour Crafter, Bernat Baby Sport or Softee Baby.

Pattern

Cheeks (make 2)

Rnd 1: With B, make a magic ring (adjustable ring), work 6 sc into the ring, use tail yarn to tighten centre ring closed – 6 sts.

Alternative Start: With B, ch 2, work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook – 6 sts.

Rnd 2: *Work 2 sc in each st; rep from * to end of rnd – 12 sts.

Fasten off with sl st to next st.

Weave in ends as required, leaving a long tail to sew Cheeks to Bunny’s Body.

Bunny Body

Rnds 1-2: With C, work Rnds 1-2 of Cheeks – 12 sts.

Rnd 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * to end of rnd – 18 sts.

Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * to end of rnd – 24 sts.

Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * to end of rnd – 30 sts.

Rnd 6: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * to end of rnd – 36 sts.

Rnds 7-27: Sc in each st around – 36 sts.

Note: Insert eyes between Rnds 8-9 approx. 5 sts apart. Sew on Cheeks approx. 7 or 8 sts apart below Rnd 9. With C, embroider a Nose and Mouth in between the Cheeks. Stuff Body.

Rnd 28: *Sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog in next st; rep from * to end of rnd – 30 sts.

Rnd 29: *Sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog in next st; rep from * to end of rnd, sl st to next st – 24 sts.

Rnd 30: *Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog in next st; rep from * to end of rnd, sl st to next st – 18 sts.

Rnd 31: *Sc in next st, sc2tog in next st; rep from * to end of rnd, sl st to next st – 12 sts.

Rnd 32: Sc2tog in each st around to end of rnd – 6 sts.

With yarn tail, neatly sew up last 6 sts.

Ears (make 2)

Rnds 1-2: With C, work Rnds 1-2 of Cheeks – 12 sts.

Rnds 3-9: Sc in each st around – 12 sts.

Rnd 10: *Sc in next st, sc2tog in next; rep from * to end of rnd – 8 sts.

Rnd 11: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 12: Sc in each st around, finish off with sl st to next st, leaving a long tail for sewing ears to the top of the bunny body – 8 sts.

Sew ears into place on top of Bunny’s Body.

Arms (make 2)

Rnd 1: With D, work Rnd 1 of Cheek – 6 sts.

Rnd 2: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * to end of rnd – 9 sts.

Rnds 3-20: Sc in each st around, finish off with sl st to next st, leaving a long tail for sewing arms to Bunny’s Body – 9 sts.

Sew Arms in place on sides of Bunny’s Body in a loop so that candy/carrot can be placed in the arm holes.

Feet (make 2)

Rnds 1-2: With E, work Rnds 1-2 of Cheeks – 12 sts.

Rnds 3-5: Sc in each st around – 12 sts.

Rnd 6: *Sc in next st, sc2tog in next; rep from * to end of rnd – 8 sts.

Rnd 7: Sc in each st around, finish off with sl st to next st, leaving a long tail for sewing Feet to Bunny’s Body – 8 sts.

Sew Feet in place on bottom of Bunny’s Body.

Finishing

Pom Pom

With A, B, C, D, and E, make a pom pom and sew onto the back of Bunny’s Body at the bottom.

Carrot Bottom

Rnd 1: With B, work Rnd of Cheeks – 6 sts.

Rnd 2: Sc in each st around to end of rnd – 6 sts.

Rnd 3: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * to end of rnd – 8 sts.

Rnd 4: Sc in each st around to end of rnd – 8 sts.

Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * to end of rnd – 10 sts.

Rnds 6-11: Sc in each st around to end of rnd – 10 sts.

Rnd 12: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * to end of rnd – 12 sts.

Rnds 13-15: Sc in each st around to end of rnd – 12 sts.

Lightly stuff Carrot.

Rnd 16: Working in BLO, sc2tog in each st around – 6 sts.

With yarn, neatly sew up last 6 sts.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Carrot Top

Rnd 1: With E, ch 7, sl st back to first ch, *ch 6, sl st back to first ch; rep from * 3 more times.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Sew Carrot Top to the Carrot Bottom. yarn ball

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