Do you wanna make a special gift for your little girl, or just wanna share your love for all crochet things? This week project may be just right for you!
Let's turn a boring jacket or backpack into something fun by adding these two adorable bunny and bear brooches!
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YARN: Light (3) - Gray, White, Brown and Beige; Cotton Thread in Black
MATERIALS: C2 - 2.75 mm Hook; Poly Filling; Two 1” Long Brooch Pin Backs
DIMENSION: Bunny - H. 3” x L. 1” ¾’ / Bear - H. 2” x L. 1” ¾’
ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc),
fasten off (F/O)
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner
SEAMLESSLY COLOR CHANGE: work in the color A until two loops of the last stitch remain on the hook. Use the color B to complete the stitch.
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EARS (gray yarn; make two)
Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6)
Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8)
Rnd 3 - 7: sc even (8)
Rnd 8: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep twice (6)
Rnd 9: sc even (6); do not stuff the ear
Do no cut the yarn once you have completed the 2nd ear, CH 2 INSTEAD.
Merge the two ears together:
Rnd 10: join the yarn with a sl st to the 1st ear, ch1 and sc in the same st, crochet around 5 sc, work 1 sc in each one of the 2 stitches between the two ears, keep working on the 2nd ear, 6 sc, then work 1 sc in each one of the 2 stitches between the two ears (16)
Rnd 11: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24)
Rnd 12: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (30)
Rnd 13 - 19: sc even (30)
Rnd 20: (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24)
Rnd 21: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16)
Rnd 22: sc dec around (8)
F/O, cut the yarn and close the hole. Do not stuff the bunny head.
Embroider the NOSE between rnds 14-20 with black cotton thread.
Embroider the EYES between rnds 13-15, 6 sts apart, with black cotton thread.
Embroider the vertical marks on the front side of the ears with white yarn.
Add some pink color to cheeks and nose with make-up blush.
Sew the brooch pin to the back side of the bunny head with gray yarn.
HEAD (brown and beige yarn)
Rnd 1: starting off with brown yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6)
Rnd 2: sc inc around (12)
Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (18)
Rnd 4: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24)
Rnd 5: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (30)
Rnd 6: sc even (30)
Rnd 7: 12 sc, switch to beige yarn, 6 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 12 sc (30)
Rnd 8 - 11: rep rnd #7 (30)
Rnd 12: working with brown yarn only, (3 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (24)
Rnd 13: (1 sc, 1 sc dec) rep around (16)
Rnd 14: sc dec around (8)
F/O, cut the yarn and close the hole. Do not stuff the bear head.
Embroider the NOSE between rnds 8-13 with black cotton thread.
Embroider the EYES between rnds 6-8, 6 sts apart, with black cotton thread.
Embroider the vertical marks on the top of the head with beige yarn.
EARS (brown yarn; make two)
Row 1: 6 sc in a mr; DO NOT CLOSE THE RING (6); ch 1 and turn
Row 2: sc even (6)
F/O and leave a long strand of yarn.
Flatten the bear head and sew the ears to the top of the head between rnds # 1-6.
Add some pink color to cheeks with make-up blush.
Sew the brooch pin to the back side of the bear head with brown yarn.
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