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Natty-Knits on craftsy.com
San Francisco, Bay Area, CA US

I'm an expat Brit living in the San Francisco Bay Area and a stay at home Mum. I'm also an avid knitter with many ideas for interesting designs using unusual construction and techniques.

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Round Rabbit

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Round Rabbit
Round Rabbit
Round Rabbit
Round Rabbit
Round Rabbit

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Garter (knit) Stitch
  • Stockinette Stitch
  • Knitting in the round on double pointed needles
  • K2tog
  • Single Cast On

Pattern Description:

A great toy to knit for a baby, Round Rabbit is super cuddly with big ears, big feet and a little white tail. Her ears stand up through the power of yarn engineering, there are no wires or inserts.

For an INTERMEDIATE knitter. Round Rabbit is mostly knitted flat with a little knitting in the round. Most of the shaping is done with Short Row Shaping, which is fully explained in the pattern. There are some sewn seams and the rabbit is knitted in pieces and then sewn together.

HINTS AND TIPS to help you with this pattern are available on my blog http://nattyknitter.wordpress.com this is mentioned in the pattern.


7 stitches and 10 rows in stockinette stitch = 1"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 7" tall and 6" wide (including ears)


  • 130 yards of Double Knitting yarn
  • 5 yards of white Double Knitting yarn for Rabbit tail
  • US size 3 (3.25 mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • US size 3 (3.25 mm) double pointed needles (dpns) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Scraps of black felt for the features
  • Tapestry needle
  • Needle and thread to sew features to Rabbit

Suggested yarn:

140 yards of DK weight

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