Today’s post is a last minute bonus project for Easter. These crochet rabbit peeps would make a great addition to any Easter Basket. You won’t have to worry about over indulging because these sweet Peeps are calorie free. These adorable bunnies are quick to make. So, you won’t have to worry if you are running short on time.
Materials for Crochet Rabbit Peeps
- One Skein per color
- Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton yarn—rose, purple and lemon Weight Category: 4 – Worsted Weight: Afghan, Aran Yarn 3.50 oz./100 g (186 yd/170 m) 100% Mercerized Cotton Gauge: 14 sc x 19 rows = 4 inches on size G-6 (4mm) hook 4mm (G-6) crochet hook
- Poly-fil® fiberfill
- Brown Felt
- Embroidery Needle
Rnd 1: Ch 2, 6 sc in the sc ch from hook, join with slp st to join with first sc. (6 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc, join with slp st to join with first sc (12 sc)
Rnd 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in 2 sc, sc in 4 sc—repeat two times. (16 sc)
Rnd 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in 2 sc, sc in 6 sc—repeat two times. (20 sc)
The first stich of the head is worked into the last SC of the body.
Row 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in 5 sc. (5 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in sc, sc in 3 sc and 2 sc in sc. (7 sc)
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in sc, sc in 5 sc and 2 sc in sc. (9 sc)
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in 5 sc, sc2tog. (7 sc)
First Ear–Sl st in 2 sc, ch 6, hdc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next 4 ch sts, slip into next 3 sc.
Second Ear–Ch 6 (from the same stitch)hdc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next 4 ch sts, slp st in 2 sc.
- Put wrong sides together. Stitch pieces together by passing the needle up and down through corresponding stitches.
- Stuff head and body (not ears) as you stitch. Weave yarn ends in and trim.
- Cut three small circles (per rabbit) from felt and glue into place.
This is meant for personal use only.