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Fuzzy Bunny Baby Blanket
Lion Brand® Fishermen's Wool®
Pattern Number: 81028AD This cuddly bunny makes a great baby gift!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 15 in. (38 cm), after felting.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

150-123 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Oatmeal

Light taupe (darker than the Natural color)


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 12.99

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing Small amount of black yarn
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc dec) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all loops on hook.


hdc3tog (hdc double dec) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

(Yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop) twice.

Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.


INSTRUCTIONS



BLANKET
Ch 2.


Head
Note: Head is worked in continuous rnds; do not join or turn.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.


Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.


Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.


Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.


Rnd 6: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.


Rnds 7-13: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Rnd 15: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Rnd 16: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Do not fasten off.


Blanket
Note: Work now proceeds in rows; turn at beg of each row.


Row 1: Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc next 9 sts; leave rem sts unworked - 18 sts.


Row 2: Ch 2, turn, 3 hdc in first st, hdc in each st across to last st, 3 hdc in last st - 22 sts.


Rows 3-11: Rep Row 2 - 58 sts
Row 12 (beg hands): Ch 12, turn, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in each ch and st across - 68 sts.


Row 13: Rep Row 12 - 78 sts.


Row 14: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across.


Row 15: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 68 sts; leave rem sts unworked - 68 sts.


Row 16: Ch 2, turn, hdc3tog, hdc in next 52 sts, hdc3tog; leave rem sts unworked - 54 sts.


Row 17: Ch 2, turn, hdc3tog, hdc in each st across to last 3 sts, hdc3tog - 50 sts.


Rows 18-28: Rep Row 17 - 6 sts.


Row 29: Ch 2, turn, (hdc3tog) twice - 2 sts.


Fasten off.



EARS (make 2)
Ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnd 2: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 6 sc.


Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 8 sc.


Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 10 sc.


Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.


Rnds 6-12: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 13: (Sc2tog) 6 times - 6 sts.


Fasten off.



FINISHING
Stuff head and sew closed.

Sew Ears to top of head.


Edging
With right side facing, join A with sl st in edge of blanket below head, work sc evenly spaced around blanket edges to opposite side below head, working 2 sc in each corner.


Tie hands in knots.


Felting
Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate.

To felt additionally, dry by machine on a regular setting until almost dry.

Remove from dryer and pull into shape.


With black yarn and following diagram, embroider straight st eyes, nose and mouth.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
hdc = half double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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