Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Square Knit (or Crochet) Bunny

This cute little project was not intended to be made with the crazy thick yarn I used, but since I had it I wanted to give it a try:@) I couldn't tell you what I've knit in the past but found a set of #10 knitting needles in my craft closet(?) so I decided to try this Square Knit Bunny.
The idea is, you can make a bunny from any size knitted/crocheted square. I've seen it a few 
different times on-line but fell in love with the really beautiful one HERE.

Of course mine is silly and chunky and while I won't be making any more for this Easter, 
I'd like to pick up some "hairy" thin yarn specifically for making another smaller one next year.

I used this $1 white yarn from AC Moore, it took about 1 1/2 skeins.
You can click the link HERE for a tutorial and I encourage you to see Anette's pretty bunny.

  • I used 34 stitches, #10 needles and my square was about 11". 
  • My completed bunny is about 5.5" tall. Since my bunny was top heavy (this yarn was crazy) I made it stand up tall instead of laying down as intended.
  • I also added some dried beans to the bottom to help it stand up.
  • Does he need eyes? Googly eyes wouldn't look good on this, any ideas?
Have a happy day:@)

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  1. Oh wow, what a cute bunny. I love it! Happy Easter!

  2. What an adorable bunny. I wonder what Earl thinks of you...

  3. Very cute wabbit!

  4. Lynn~ Your bunny is so adorable~ love the colors! I'm not a knitter so even a square is beyond my capabilities :) but how cute and clever! I bet some kind of bead would make cute eyes!

  5. Your bunny is precious! One of these days, I'm going to learn how to knit AND crochet :) I came over from Run-A-Round Ranch, and looking forward to coming back!

  6. So cute! Just the thing for a sweet Easter bunny treat.

  7. really, really cute! the confetti yarn is perfect!

  8. Lynn I am in love with your 'fluffy' bunny! This is the cutest thing ever!

    hugs, Linda

  9. OK, that is really cute, and I love the yarn you chose, actually. It's fluffy and cuddly looking.

  10. This is really adorable and I love the yarn. Congrats on reaching 1000 followers, too! Happy Easter to you and your family. xo

  11. It came out beautifully, Lynn! The original is pretty, but I bet yours is softer and more cuddly.

  12. Hi Lynn,
    you are so creative. Your fluffy bunny looks great. Especially the colors say really Easter. What a fun, to find a German turorial link on an American blog. We are all an international blog family. Thank you for sharing. Have a great Easter time.
    Best greetings, Johanna

  13. He's adorable, Lynn! You are one busy lady, with all your projects. You could add buttons for eyes??

  14. Love love love the bunny Thanks so much for the link. How about buttons for eyes?

  15. Your square knit bunnie is a cutie patootie!

    Happy Easter!

  16. He is a sweet little fellow.

  17. He is adorable. I think even better with the thread you had.

  18. This is waaay cute, Lynn....;)

  19. Absolutely adorable. Don't have time to make this year but the pattern and idea will be used next year!


  20. What darling bunnies and yarn! I wish I could knit but I wonder if a square of crochet would work too :)

    1. It does work too in crochet! Happy Easter, Anette

  21. Great project. I wish I could knit but I will show this to my daughter. She will love it, Better yet, I will pin it.
    xo Ginger

  22. Hey Lynn, what a cute adorable bunny :))) I LOVE your writing and thanks so much for linking back to me!!! Happy Easter, Anette

  23. Very cute! Love the chunky little bunny. Thanks so much for linking up on Hookin On Hump Day!


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