May we introduce you? This is Bella, our book bunny. Whether for your children or for yourself, you can easily knit this bookmark yourself with this guide.
You need this for the rabbit bookmark:
Garnstudios DROPS ALPACA
- 50 gr. Fb. No. 0100, natural
- 50 gr. Fb. No. 3140, light pink
- a bit black for the eyes
- Cotton for head, feet and hands
- DROPS CROCHET NEEDLE No. 2, 5 - stitch: 28 dia x 38 d. = 10 x 10 cm
And this is how it's done:
Each round is begun with 1 ch and finished with 1 sl st in the round. Each row is rotated with 1 ch.
First, crochet your head. Then the body and finally the legs, arms and ears. The whole work is crocheted with needle No. 2, 5, and 1 thread.
Crochet 4 ch with natural and make a ring with 1 sl st.
1st row: 8 dc in the lm ring - SEE CROCHET TIP!
2nd round: 2 sc in each dc = 16 dc.
3rd round: * 1 sc in the first sc, 2 sc in the next sc *, repeat from * - * = 24 sc.
4th round: * 1 dc in each of the 2 first dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from * - * = 32 dc.
Continue 8R each with 1 sc in each dc. Is the stitch sample correct?
ROUND 13: * 3 dc, skip 1 dc *, repeat from * - * = 24 dc.
ROUND 14: * skip 2 fM1 dc *, repeat from * - * = 16 dc.
ROUND 15: * 1 dc, skip 1 dc *, repeat from * - * = 8 dc.
Fill the head with cotton and then sew the head together (4 dc through both layers). Do not cut the thread but continue with the body.
Now crochet back and forth. Variety 2 R. nature and 2 R. pink. Continue 1 sc in each sc. However, crochet on every other row on both sides in the outermost dc from 2 dc to 16 dc. 20 r. With 1 dc in each dc. Continue to dec 1 dc on each side on every other row. until 10 fM are left. Cut off the pink thread and continue with nature.
Work 1 dc in the first 4 dc in the same pattern, work 1 dc in the round, and crochet 1 dc in every dc until the work measures approx. 10 cm. Cut the thread. Repeat on the other side.
Crochet 4 ch with black and knit with 1 sl st in a ring.
1st round: 6 dc round the Lm-ring
2nd round: 2 sc in each dc = 12 dc.
Measure 1 dc in each dc until work is approx. 3.5 cm. Fill with cotton wool, lay it twice and crochet dc through both layers (= heel). Crochet a second foot and sew on the feet at the bottom of the leg.
Crochet 4 dc with natural on top of one side of the body, crochet 4 dc on the back side = = total 8 dc. Crochet 1 dc in each dc until the arm measures 5 cm. Cut the thread.
Change to light pink. 1 row with 2 dc in every dc = 16 dc. Continue 3 rounds with 1 dc in every dc. Afterwards, crochet 2 dc continuously. Cut the thread and fill the hand with cotton wool. Pull the thread through the last row and tighten. Repeat on the other side.
Crochet 5 ch with natural and make a ring with 1 sl st.
1st round: 6 dc round the Lm-ring.
2nd round: 1 dc in each of the first 2 dc, 2 dc in the next, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc and 2 dc in the last dc = 8 dc.
3rd round: 1 dc in each of the 3 first dc, 2 dc in the next dc, 1 dc in each of the 3 dc sts, and 2 dc in the final dc = 10 dc.
Continue with 1 dc in every dc until the work measures approx. 5 cm. Continue to knit together 2 dc = 5 dc. Cut the thread and pull through the last R. To contract the work. Repeat on the other side.
The eyes, the mouth and the whiskers with black and the nose with pink embroider. Embroider a pink line at the bottom of the ear.
Crochet 4 chs with light pink and crochet 1 dc in last 3 ch. Work 1 ch and work 1 dc in every dc until piece measures 20 cm. Cut the thread and put the scarf around the neck of the rabbit. The work dampens the legs and the body becomes flat.
Here is the guide for you to download.