knits by sachi

Bunny in a stocking

on November 27, 2013

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Here is another knitting project for you. The bunny does not have limbs so it is easy.

Bunny in a stocking

Size: 7cm
Difficulty level: beginner
Materials
• 5g red DK
• 3g white DK
• Small amount of Snow Flake or fluffy chunky yarn
• Small amount of fine dark brown yarn or 2 strands taken from DK
• Stuffing
Equipment
• A pair of 2.75mm (US 2) knitting needles
Abbreviations
St/st: stocking stitch
St: stitch
K: knit
P: purl
Kf/b: k one through the front then through the back (same stitch)
K2tog: knit two together
P2tog: purl two together
Skpo: slip1, knit1, pass slipped stitch over
Sl: slip stitch
Yf: bring yarn forward
Yb: yarn back

Stocking
Cast on 10 sts with red.
Row2: kf/b in each st (20)
Row3: p with Snow flake
Row4: p with Snow flake
Row5-15: break Snow flake and work in st/st with red
Row16: k14, yf, sl1, yb, turn
Row17: sl1, p8, yb, sl1, yf, turn
Row18: sl1, k6, yf, sl1, yb, turn
Row19: sl1, p5, yb, sl1, yf, turn
Row20: sl1, k6, yf, sl1, yb, turn
Row21: sl1, p7, yb, sl1, yf, turn
Row22: sl1, k8, yf, sl1, yb, turn
Row23: sl1, p to end
Row24: k
Row25: p4, (p2tog, p3) x 2 times, p2tog, p4 (17)
Row 26-28: st/st
Cast off.

String
Cast on 2 sts and work i-cord until the piece measures 8cm. Fasten off.

To make up
Sew the seam and attach the string.

Bunny
Head
Starting with the back of the head, cast on 7 sts with white.
Row1: p
Row2: kf/b in each st (14)
Row3-7: st/st
Row8: (k1, k2tog) to last 2 sts, k2(10)
Break yarn, thread sts through a sewing needle, draw up tightly.

Body
Cast on 7 sts with white
Row1: kf/b in each st (14)
Row2-14: st/st
Break yarn, draw through sts, pull tightly and fasten off.

Ears: make two
Cast on 3 sts with white.
Row1-6: st/st, starting with p row
Row7: p2tog, p1 (2)
Row8: skpo and fasten off.

To make up
Sew the head and body seams and stuff. Attach the head to the body. Attach ears. Embroider the eyes and nose.


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