DLTK's Crafts for Kids
Easter Bunny Fridge Magnet -- Crochet Craft
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- Small amount worsted weight yarn, (cream, ecru or white)
- Small amount worsted weight yarn, (pink)
- Small amount worsted weight yarn, (dark color)
- Crochet hook, size F
- 2 plastic eyes 5/8" in diameter
- 1 colored pompom
- 14" length 1/2" wide ribbon.
- Tapestry needle
Gauge: Not important
Head: (Using white, ecru or cream)
Rnd 1) Ch 4; 15 dc in 4th ch from hook; join with a slip st to top of first ch 4: 16 dc.
Rnd 2) Ch 3, (counts as first dc), dc in same st; * 2 dc in next dc; repeat from * around; join with a slip st to first dc: 32 dc. Fasten off, secure ends.
Ears: (Using pink)
Row 1) Attach yarn to any dc on bunny head; Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 2 dc; ch 1, turn work: 3 sc.
Row 2) 2 sc in same st, sc in next sc, 2 sc in last sc; ch 1, turn work: 5 sc.
Row 3) Sc in each sc across; ch 1, turn work: 5 sc.
Row 4) Skip first sc, sc in next 2 sc, dec over last 2 sc; ch 1, turn work: 3 sc.
Row 5) Skip first sc, sc in next 2 sc; ch 1, turn work: 2 sc.
Row 6) Dec over last 2 sc. Fasten off, secure ends.
Opposite Ear: (Using pink)
Skip 2 dc on bunny head from last ear, attach yarn to next dc. Continue with instructions for bunny ear rows 1 - 6.
Edging: (Using white, cream or ecru)
Attach yarn to last unworked dc on bunny head before ear; ch 1, sc in same st, evenly sc around bunny ear, placing 3 sc
in tip of ear, sc in next 2 dc, sc evenly around next ear, placing 3 sc in tip of ear, sc in each dc around head.; join with aslip st in first sc. Fasten off, secure ends.
Glue 2 5/8 inch eyes and a pompom to face of bunny. Cut 6 tiny strips of yarn from any color you choose for whiskers and glue 3 to each side of nose. Tie a bow with ribbon and glue to bottom edge of face. Attach magnets to back.