Fuzzy Bunny Baby Blanket

This pattern is from Lionbrand.com

If you would like to make a very adorable stuffed animal/baby blanket combination then this is the pattern for you!

Follow the below instructions step by step and you’ll have your very own Fuzzy Bunny Baby Blanket of your own!

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STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc dec) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all loops on hook.
hdc3tog (hdc double dec) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop. (Yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop) twice. Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.

BLANKET
Ch 2.
Head
Note: Head is worked in continuous rnds; do not join or turn.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around – 18 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around – 24 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around – 30 sc.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around – 36 sc.
Rnds 7–13: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 15: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnd 16: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Do not fasten off.
Blanket
Note: Work now proceeds in rows; turn at beg of each row.
Row 1: Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc next 9 sts; leave rem sts unworked – 18 sts.
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, 3 hdc in first st, hdc in each st across to last st, 3 hdc in last st – 22 sts.
Rows 3–11: Rep Row 2 – 58 sts
Row 12 (beg hands): Ch 12, turn, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in each ch and st across – 68 sts.
Row 13: Rep Row 12 – 78 sts.
Row 14: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across.
Row 15: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 68 sts; leave rem sts unworked – 68 sts.
Row 16: Ch 2, turn, hdc3tog, hdc in next 52 sts, hdc3tog; leave rem sts unworked – 54 sts.
Row 17: Ch 2, turn, hdc3tog, hdc in each st across to last 3 sts, hdc3tog – 50 sts.
Rows 18–28: Rep Row 17 – 6 sts.
Row 29: Ch 2, turn, (hdc3tog) twice – 2 sts.
Fasten off.

EARS (make 2)
Ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around – 6 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around – 8 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around – 10 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around – 12 sc.
Rnds 6–12: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 13: (Sc2tog) 6 times – 6 sts.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Stuff head and sew closed. Sew Ears to top of head.
Edging
With right side facing, join A with sl st in edge of blanket below head, work sc evenly spaced around blanket edges to opposite side below head, working 2 sc in each corner.
Tie hands in knots.
Felting
Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate. To felt additionally, dry by machine on a regular setting until almost dry. Remove from dryer and pull into shape.
With black yarn and following diagram, embroider straight st eyes, nose and mouth. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
Click for explanation and illustration
beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing) hdc = half double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing) rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch st(s) = stitch(es)

 

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