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{ Bunny rattles + ball }


Materials
- 3.00 mm crochet hook
- 100 % cotton yarn for a 3.00 mm hook
- Tapestry needle
- 2 rattles (I use these ones)
- Polyfiber fill  

Abbreviations
st = stitch
ch = chain
slst = slip stitch

sc = single crochet

Colors
- One color for the fur of your rabbit
- One color for the t-shirt
- One contrasting color (for the ball)
- A bit of brown yarn to embroider the eyes

- A bit of pink yarn to embroider the snout

Shall we begin?

Leg 1
{Start with the skin color...}
1. Magic ring of 5 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (10)
3. to 5. Crochet 10 sc
Close and break the yarn.

Leg 2 + body
{Start with the skin color…}
1. Magic ring of 5 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (10)
3. to 5. Crochet 10 sc

Don't break the yarn! Now we will start with the body

Body + head
6. Chain 2 and join LEG 1. Crochet 10 sc on leg 1 and then rochet 2 sc on one of the sides of the 2-ch-chain. Now crochet 10 sc on leg 2, and finally 2 sc on the other side of the 2-ch-chain. Total stitches: 24
7. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (30)
8. to 14. Corchet 30 sc
{Stuff the little legs firmly}
15. Change to the color of the t-shirt and only through back loops, crochet 30 sc.
16. Crochet *3 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (24)
17. to 20. Crochet 24 sc
{Now it’s time to place the rattle inside the body and stuff some more}
21. Crochet *2 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (18)
22. to 24. Crochet 18 sc
25. Crochet *1 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (12)

26. Crochet 12 sc

Now we are going to start crocheting the head

27. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (24)
28. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (30)
29. Crochet *4 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (36)
{Stuff the neck area firmly}
30. to 39. Crochet 36 sc
40. Crochet *4 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (30)
{Embroider the eyes with a bit of brown yarn and the snout with pink yarn}
41. Crochet *3 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (24)
42. Crochet *2 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (18)
{Stuff firmly.}
44. Crochet *1 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (12)
44. Crochet 6 decreases (6)
Close. Break the yarn and weave in ends.
Ears
{Make two, using the color of the fur…}
1. Make 2 chain stitches. Crochet 4 sc in the second chain from hook.
2. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (6)
3. Crochet 6 sc
4. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
5. to 6. Crochet 12 sc
7. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (18)
8. to 10. Crochet 18 sc
11. Crochet *1 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (12)
12. Flatten the opening with your fingers and crochet together, with sc, both opposing sides.

Close. Break the yarn and leave a long tail to sew. Curve the ears to give them shape and attach them to the head of your bunny with a few stitches, using the tapestry needle.


Ball
{You'll be crocheting in spiral. Make two rounds with each of the three colors: that of the fur, the t-shirt and the contrasting color...}
1. Start with a magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (24)
5. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (30)
6. Crochet *4 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (36)
7. Crochet *5 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (42)
8. to 16. Crochet 42 sc
17. Crochet *5 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (36)
18. Crochet *4 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (30)
{Place the rattle inside...}
19. Crochet *3 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (24)
20. Crochet *2 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (18)
{Stuff firmly...}
21. Crochet *1 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (12)
22. Crochet 6 decreases (6)
Close and break the yarn. Weave in ends.

That's it!!! You are done!!!! Congratulations!

© 2017 - These rattles are a design by Carla Mitrani for {Amour Fou} – All rights reserved. This pattern is for personal use ONLY. This pattern or parts of it must not be reproduced or published (printed or online), altered, resold or used for commercial purposes without authorization. You can neither reproduce, publish, alter, sell or use for commercial purposes FINISHED RATTLES made with this pattern without authorization. Thank you!