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Earth Bunny Blanket
Lion Brand® Recycled Cotton
Pattern Number: 81030AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
This cuddly baby blanket doubles as a fun friend for your little one!

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

482-130 Recycled Cotton Yarn: Seagrass

Mint and medium green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 12.98

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.


hdc2tog (hdc dec) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

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

Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.

NOTES:
Blanket is worked with 2 strands of yarn held tog throughout.


INSTRUCTIONS



BLANKET
With 2 strands of yarn held tog, 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.


Rnds 6-11: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 12: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Rnd 13: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 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 6 sts; leave rem sts unworked - 12 sts.


Row 2: Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in first st, hdc in each st across to last st, 2 hdc in last st - 14 sts.


Rows 3-12: Rep Row 2 - 34 sts
Row 13: Ch 10, turn, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in each ch and st across - 42 sts.


Row 14: Ch 10, turn, hdc in 3rd ch from hook and next 7 ch, hdc in next 34 sts; leave rem sts unworked - 42 sts.


Row 15: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in next 30 sts, hdc2tog; leave rem sts unworked - 32 sts.


Row 16: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog - 30 sts.


Rows 17-29: Rep Row 16 - 4 sts.


Row 30: Ch 2, turn, (hdc2tog) twice - 2 sts.


Fasten off.



EARS (make 2)
With 2 strands of yarn held tog, 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.


Rnds 5-10: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 11: (Sc2tog) 5 times - 5 sts.


Fasten off.



FINISHING
Stuff head and sew closed.

Sew Ears to top of head.


Edging
With right side facing and 2 strands of yarn held tog, join yarn 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.

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


Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
p2togb = purl 2 together in back
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
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)
tog = together


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