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Free Knitting Pattern: Bunny Blanket Buddy

Lion Brand® Velvetspun
Pattern #: 50722
Rating: *****4.6 (based on 76 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
17 in [43 cm] long, not including ears

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This adorable cuddly bunny is a great baby gift!
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Velvetspun

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Velvetspun
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*Velvetspun (Article #580). 100% Polyester; package size: 3.00oz/85.00 gr. (54yds/49m) pull skeins

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•  580-156 Velvetspun Yarn: Pastel Green
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10.5 [6.5 mm]   $ 4.95  
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]   $ 3.60  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
  1. Small amount black worsted weight yarn
  2. Small amount fiberfill stuffing
 

Bunny Blanket Buddy

Lion Brand® Velvetspun

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

NOTES:

Cuddly toy is worked in one piece. Gauge is not important for this project. The Head should be worked tightly enough to hold the stuffing.

BLANKET BUDDY
With larger needles, cast on 1 st.
Rows 1-6 Knit into front and back of first st, knit to end of row – 7 sts at end of row 6.
Rows 7-39 K 3, yo, knit to end of row – 40 sts at end of row 39.
Rows 40-41 Cast on 12 sts for Paws, knit to end of row – 64 sts.
Rows 42-47 Knit.
Rows 48-49 Bind off 12 sts, knit to end of row – 40 sts.
Rows 50-61 K 2, k2tog, yo, k2tog, knit to end of row – 28 sts.
Shape Head
Change to smaller needles.
Row 62 K2tog across row – 14 sts.
Row 63 Knit into front and back of each st across row – 28 sts.
Row 64 *P 1, sl 1, rep from * across row.
Rep Row 64 until Head measures 3½in [9 cm].
Shape Ears
Row 1 P3tog, return st to left needle, cast on 17 sts, p3tog, p 15 – 16 sts on right needle, 25 sts on left needle.
Row 2 Turn and p 14, p2tog – 40 sts.
Row 3 Turn and p 16.
Row 4 Turn and p 12.
Row 5 Turn and p 14.
Row 6 Turn and p 16, p2tog – 39 sts.
Row 7 Turn and p 18.
Row 8 Turn and p 16, p2tog – 38 sts.
Row 9 Turn and bind off 18 sts, p 1, *sl 1, p 1; rep from * across row – 20 sts.
Turn and rep Rows 1-9 for 2nd Ear. At end of 2nd Ear, 12 sts remain.

FINISHING
Cut a 10in [25.5 cm] length of yarn. With large-eyed blunt needle, thread yarn through every other st on needle, then back through remaining sts. Remove knitting needle and stuff Head. Pull yarn tightly to close top of Head and secure. Following diagram, embroider face using black yarn and straight sts.
Weave in ends. Tie a knot in each Paw.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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ch(s) = chain(s) p3tog = purl 3 together
rnd(s) = round(s) RS = right side
sc = single crochet sl = slip
tog = together WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.6 (based on 76 reviews)
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Bunny Blanket Buddy Reviewed by Julie on 2014-06-11 *****
Easy and fun to make. Took about 3hours.


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