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Bunny Buddies


Sometimes you simply need to knit something silly... And these cute little bunny

buddies are exactly that! My boys have gone mad over these little gems and

I’m sure they’ll brighten up anyone’s day. The best part about these, is that they

knit up really quickly and require very little yarn. The perfect stashbusters for

those leftover bits of yarn we are all guilty of keeping... just in case :)


Yarn:

12g Sirdar Snuggly DK yarn per bunny

A small amount of black and pink yarn for the facial features.

Needles:

3.5mm straight needles

Other supplies:

Toy stuffing

Tapestry needle


Size:

11 cm tall

Abbreviations

[ ] x times: Knit the instructions between the brackets x amount of times.

; rep from to end: Repeat the instructions between the * and ; until the end of the row.

st(s): stitch(es)

K: knit, if followed by a number, knit that amount of stitches

P: purl

St st: stocking stitch: alternate a row of knitting and a row of purling.

G st: garter stitch: knit every row

K2tog: knit two stitches together knitwise.

P2tog: purl two stitches together purlwise.

Kfb: knit in the front and back of the stitch, creating an increase.


Pattern instructions:


Body:

Using DK yarn cast on 8 sts.

Row 1: [Kfb] 8 times. 16 sts

Row 2 and all even rows: P.~

Row 3: [K1, kfb] 8 times. 24 sts

Row 5: [K1, kfb, k1] 8 times. 32 sts

Row 7: [K2, kfb, k1] 8 times. 40 sts

Row 8-16: St st 9 rows.

Row 17: [K4, k2tog, k4] 4 times. 36 sts

Row 19: [K3, k2tog, k4] 4 times. 32 sts

Row 21: [K3, k2tog, k3] 4 times. 28 sts

Row 23: [K2, k2tog, k3] 4 times. 24 sts

Row 25: [K2, k2tog, k2] 4 times. 20 sts

Row 27: [K1, k2tog, k2] 4 times. 16 sts

Row 29: [K2tog] 8 times. 8 sts

Break yarn and thread through rem. sts. Pull tight and fasten. Using mattress st sew along the side seam and stuff.

Embroider two small black eyes and a triangular nose as followed:




Ears: make two

Using DK yarn cast on 9 sts.

Row 1-11: Slip 1 stitch purlwise, k to end.

Row 12: Slip 1 st purlwise, k2tog, k to end. 8 sts

Row 13-17 : Repeat row 12. 3 sts

Row 18: Slip 1 stitch purlwise, k2tog. 2 sts

Row 19: Slip 1 stitch purlwise, k1, psso. 1 st

Break yarn and thread through rem. St . Pull tight and fasten. Fold the cast on edge in half, and sew the cast on edge onto the top of the head.


Legs: make two

Using DK yarn cast on 16 sts

Row 1-6: St st 6 rows.

Row 7: [K2tog] 8 times. 8 sts

Break yarn and thread through rem. Sts. Pull tight and fasten. Using mattress st sew along the side seam and secure to the body.


Arms: make two

Using DK yarn cast on 14 sts

Row 1-6: St st 6 rows.

Row 7: [K2tog] 7 times. 7 sts

Break yarn and thread through rem. Sts. Pull tight and fasten. Using mattress st sew along the side seam and secure to the body.


I hope you will enjoy knitting your very own bunny buddies!


© Copyright 2024 Cilla Webb - Cilla’s Purls No part of this pattern may be reproduced or sold without consent.






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