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Friday, April 3, 2015

Easter Ballerina Bunny

Easter Baalerina Bunny with Plastuc Eyes, Color Change of yarn on Slippers
Easter Ballerina Bunny Embroidery for three years or younger
I have to apologize for the last minute Ballerina Bunny pattern.
She is here for the making.
Please remember this is a free pattern not to be sold.
I want to thank my friend, Jackie, for her assistance.
I want to thank my hubby, Hank, for the photos for reference.

Ballerina Bunny is designed to start from the bottom up
The pattern has alternative ways to help make this project
less difficult if changing color is too advanced.
Also, this pattern may be made for three years and younger
for potential swallowing hazard.

Crochet Skill Level:  Easy if you add white felt for the ballet slippers
Stitches used:
Single crochet (sc),

Finished Measurement:
Approximately 12-13 inches tall
Yarn weight:  Medium worsted weight
Materials:
1 skein of medium worsted white yarn
1 skein of medium worsted pink yarn
170yd (150 mm)
U.S. size E-3.5 mm
1  pair black plastic safety eyes (15 mm)
* 2 inch black felt to sew eyes.
* 2 inch white felt to make white stocking to slipper if not changing yarn colors
* 1/2 inch pink felt to shape nose
1 weaving needle
1 skein of black embroidery thread
Polyester fiberfill
6 inch wide pink tulle roll for skirt

Gauge is not essential in this project.

Abbreviations:
[ ]:  ​Work directions inside brackets as directed
CC:  ​Contrast color
Ch:   ​Chain stitch
Dec:​ Decrease, (2 sc together)
Inc:   Increase. (2 sc in 1 sc)

Ballet slippers in pink.
Make 2.

Ch 2, 6 sc in the 2nd ch. (6)
(Inc in the next  sc) 6 times (12)
(Inc in the next sc, 1 sc in the next sc) 6 times. (18)
In pink, 1 sc in the next sc around for 3 rows. (18)
*At this point you may continue in pink for the next  4 rows
if you decide to add the white felt piece as the tight and do not have to change yarn.
Otherwise, change to white and 1 sc in the next 6 sc, change to pink to 1 sc in the next 12 sc
for the next 3 rows. (18)
In pink, 1 sc in the next sc around. (18)
This makes the ballet slipper.
Slowly start adding stuffing as you go up. Do not overstuff!
Change to,white form the tight.1 sc in the next sc around (18)
(Dec in the next sc, 1 sc in the next sc) 6 times (12)
1 sc in the next sc around. (12) for the next 15 rows.

Base of the body in pink.
Make 1.

With pink, connect the 2 legs and 1 sc around. (24)
1 sc in the next sc around. (24) for the next 8 rows.
(Dec in the next sc, 1 sc in the next 2 sc) 6 times (18)
1 sc in the next sc around. (18) for the next 6 rows
(Dec in the 1st sc, 1 sc in the next 7 sc) x2 (16)
1 sc in the next sc around. (16)

Head in white.
Make 1.

Ch 2, 8 sc in the 2nd ch. (8 sc)
 [2  sc in the next sc] 8 times. (16 sc)
 [Inc, 1 sc in the next 1 sc] 8 times. (24 sc)
 [Inc, 1 sc in the next 2 sc] 8 times. (32 sc)
 [Inc, 1 sc in the next 3 sc] 8 times. (40 sc)
 [Inc. 1 sc in the next 4 sc] 8 times. (48 sc}
 1 sc in the next sc around. (48 sc) for 10 rows
 [Dec in the next sc, 1 sc in the next 4 sc] 8 times. (40 sc)
 [Dec in the next sc, 1 sc in the next 3 sc] 8 times. (32 sc)
 [Dec in the next sc, 1 sc in the next 2 sc] 8 times. (24 sc)
 [Dec. 1 sc in the next  sc] 8 times (16 sc)
Stuff and attach.  Fasten off and leave a long tail for weaving.
Add plastic eyes.
* Add 2 (15 mm) cut out circles for eyes in black felt and embroider.
Cut 1 (12 mm) piece to create a triangle to shape the nose.
Black embroidery thread to make smile.

Ears in white.
Make 2.

Ch 2, 6 sc in the 2nd ch. (6)
1 sc in the next sc around. (6)
(Inc in the next sc) 6 times. (12)
I sc in the next sc around. (12) for  12 rows.

Arms in white.
Make 2

Ch 2, 6 sc in the 2 nd ch. (6)
(Inc in the next sc) 6 times. (12)
1 sc in the next sc around. (12) for 12 rows.

Assemble.

Attach the arms to the body.
Attach the head to the body.
Attach the ears to the head.
Add 12-14 inches of pink yarn to the front of the slippers and wrap around the ankle to the front..
Double tie and then make a bow..
With 6 inch tulle roll. Cut 2-3 inch strips of  24 pieces and add to the waist like fringe.
Embellish as you wish.
Keep bunny simple if made for three years or younger.




For any assistance, please contact me at pjcraftsinaustin@gmail.com Every effort has been made to ensure all instructions are accurate and complete. Not responsible for human error, typographical mistakes, or variations in individual work. Please do not copy, or redistribute or its photos in part or as a whole, or sell finished items made without my permission. Protected by Federal copyright laws. Be careful and mindful in making this pattern for infants, toddlers, or young children. Small pieces are in this project that a child can dislodge and there is potential for ingestion and aspirations injuries.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

New Snow Dolls

It's been busy but the new Snow Dolls are completed. Hope you like them. 


Sunday, August 10, 2014

Great festival!

Thanks for everyone who took interest in my booth at the Chappell Hill lavender festival. For those purchased my dolls and animals, I thank you. Hank and I truly appreciated the kindness of Debbie, the owner of this awesome farm. Great fun and fellowship! PJ 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

New Raggedy Ann and Andy!

Getting closer to the 2014  Chappell Hill Lavender and Wine Festival on August 9, 2014. Free Admission. 
Looking forward to try the Peach Salsa from On the Square from Blanco, Texas.  
New Raggedy Ann and Andy are completed. They came out very sweet. Enjoy! PJ 

Thursday, July 17, 2014

New Goth Doll

Just completed this sweet goth doll. Worked on this design since last night. 
I wanted to try something different but sweet. I love this awesome yarn for the hair. I incorporated in the dress and boots because of the color variation. Hope you like. PJ 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Set the date...

Chappell Hill Lavender andWine Festival 2014 will be Saturday, August 9,2014 from 9am-3pm at 2250 Dillard Rd Brenham, TX 77833. Free Admission.
PJ Crafts in Austin booth will be there! This is a chance to check up the new designs for the upcoming season. 
It's between Austin and Houston on highway 290.
See you there! PJ