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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Crochet Bunny Hat Patterns

My girls love to wear hats, so last week I searched for a free crochet bunny hat pattern. I found two that I liked, this one from Red Heart;
Photo from Red Heart
and The Floppy Bunny Hat from Mama G's Big Crafty Blog.
Photo from Mama G's Blog

It turns out that I don't like to follow patterns.  I never have the right yarn on hand, so I improvise :)  For my first white bunny hat I used Light & Lofty yarn and my classic hat pattern, then added a scallop edge and some ears that I improvised.  For the pink bunny hat, I followed the Red Heart pattern above, using two strands of sports-weight yarn, then my ears again.  Mally wore hers to church and town - they love them!  Please send me pictures if you use one of these patterns...I'd love to see your little bunnies!

Here is the pattern I used for the ears:

Mama Lusco's Crochet Bunny Ears
Continue using same yarn & hook as you used for the hat.
Row 1:Chain on 15;
Row 2- 11: Turn and sc in 2nd stitch and across back to end of row (14 sc), chain 1;
Row 12: Turn and sc 2nd and 3rd stitches together (decreasing), then sc across and sc 13th & 14th st together (decreasing to 12 sc), chain 1;
Row 13-23: Turn and sc in 2nd stitch and across to end of row (12 sc), chain 1;
Row 24: Turn and sc 2nd and 3rd st together(decreasing), then sc across until sc 11 &12 st together(decreasing to 10sc), chain 1;
Row 25-29: Turn and sc in 2nd st and in each st across, chain 1;
Row 30: Turn and sc in 2nd and 3rd st together (decreasing to 9sc), then sc across, chain 1;
Row 31-35: Turn and sc in 2nd st and in each st across, chain 1;
Row 36: Turn and sc 2nd and 3rd st together (decreasing to 8 sc), then sc across, chain 1;
Row 37-40: Turn and sc in 2nd st each st across, chain 1;
Turn and sc all around ear, joining at tip of ear at Row 40.
Sew or sc ear to top of hat.

Linking to these fabulous parties:
My Frugal Family: Talented Tuesday
Skip to My Lou: Made By You Monday
A Silly Little Sparrow: Tute Your Horn Tuesday
Today's Creative Blog: Get Your Craft On
Sumo's Sweet Stuff: Market Yourself Monday
Delicious Ambiguity: Tot Tuesdays
Someday Crafts: Whatever Goes Wednesday
Women Who Do It All: Idea Sharing Wednesday
Tatertots and Jello: Weekend Wrap-up
Treasures for Tots: Thursday's Treasures

9 comments:

Jenn @ Delicious Ambiguity said...

These are soo cute. I have a McLinky party called Tot Tuesdays. I hope you’ll stop by & link up:
http://delicious-ambiguity-nennyk.blogspot.com/
Cheers!

Jason and Jill said...

Love this! I would love for you to come link up over at my blog! I've got prizes :)
-Jill
http://womenwhodoitall.blogspot.com

Becky said...

Oh my goodness! Not sure about anyone else but Your gals are cuter than the way too cute hats!! Love the bunny ears.

urban craft said...

oh these are just too adorable. Now I must must learn how to crochet.

Jenn @ Delicious Ambiguity said...

Thanks for linking up on Tot Tuesdays last week. I hope you’ll join me this week for another party. Happy Easter!

Rosies said...

K I love your project idea list! I am so the same as you I have WAAYYY too many projects to try and this is a great way of remembering them all and remembering where I saw them!

michelle@somedaycrafts said...

Love it!! So stinking cute!!

jenjen said...

Those bunny hats are just adorable!

Thanks for linking up to the Weekend Wrap Up Party!

I hope you will link up and show us more of your projects!

XOXO
Jen

Carrie and Troy Keiser said...

I love your bunny ears! I made the red heart bunny hat which can be seen here: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1124186869#!/photo.php?pid=4553586&id=520813850
I think I'd like to give your ears a try they are just so cute and floppy.