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Plain & Fancy Knit Bunny Family

from Rainebo Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Plain & Fancy Knit Bunny Family
Plain & Fancy Knit Bunny Family
Plain & Fancy Knit Bunny Family
Plain & Fancy Knit Bunny Family
Plain & Fancy Knit Bunny Family
Plain & Fancy Knit Bunny Family

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, Purl, Increase, Decrease, Cast-on, Bind-off

Pattern Description:

NOTE: EU purchasers MUST purchase my patterns here: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/lorraine-pistorio

While I have some designs for bunnies already, I received a request to design a bunny "family". I had so much fun as I went along, I decided to create THREE sizes of bunnies. And then I couldn't stop, so I decided to design stitched-on clothes for them, too! So there are actually SIX patterns included in this pattern: three sizes undressed (PLAIN) and three sizes dressed (FANCY)! (Clothes are not removable.) Bunnies are 12", 10", & 9" sitting, and 17", 15", & 13" standing. They're knit with worsted weight yarn and are simply jointed, so their arms and legs are moveable, if you choose to joint them. More fun to play with, right? There is a LOT in this pattern! So take your pick of sizes or make a whole family of bunnies!
Page 7...Rows 14-17: Work in St st, beg with KNIT.
Page 8...Rows 18-19: Work in St st, beg with KNIT.
Rows 26-27: Work in St st, beg with KNIT.


Not critical for this project. Work tightly enough to ensure that the stuffing will not show through the stitches.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Large bunny: approx. 12" sitting, 17" standing Med. bunny: approx. 10" sitting, 15" standing Small bunny: approx. 9" sitting, 13" standing


  • Knitting Needles: Size 4 (3.5mm)
  • #4 Worsted Wt Yarn...Large Bunny: Plain Version-525 yds. Fancy Version-715 yds, Med. Bunny: Plain Version-355 yds, Fancy Version-455 yds Small Bunny: Plain Version-255 yds, Fancy Version-360 yds.

You Will Also Need:

  • Toy safety eyes: 12mm for large bunny, 10.5mm for med. bunny, 9mm for small bunny Large-Eyed Blunt Needle Buttons, Sewing Needle & thread Polyester Fiberfill Stuffing
  • Removable stitch markers
  • Small amount pink yarn or embroidery floss for nose

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

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