Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Bunny with Carrot Dress


I found the bunny for the Easter Project and finally finished the first one. The bunny pattern is called Dress Me Bunny and is free and found here. The blog has several different free patterns you can use to dress the bunny once you make it. I chose the Carrot Dress found here. The outfits do include overalls if you don't want a dress for your bunny.

As I was working my way through the pattern I decided I didn't want to have floppy legs so I reworked the pattern to split the legs and add on the feet.

When I make the second one my plan is to make the two legs and crochet them together to the abdomen level and then crochet the head and torso and join that way. It is a better solution than the one I made for this bunny. The gloppy legs of this pattern are a great option, I just wanted my bunnies to have the ability to stand.

I used an e hook with worsted weight yarn to get a smaller bunny. The bunny is by no means tiny, but had I used a g hook it would have been larger. I still had to use an I hook to get the dress to fit on the top. When I make the dress again I'm thinking about reducing to a smaller hook once I get past the dress fitting the tummy so it doesn't flair out quite so much. I do like the pockets on this dress. I'm on the fence about whether I'll add the collar to the next dress. I didn't think I'd like it with the orange dress, but it did look nice in the maroon version so I'm considering what I want for the second bunny.

The carrot purse and carrots worked out according to directions and I used an e hook for the purse and a D for the carrots.

I added extra rows at the 30 stitches to help the shoes fit the feet. I suspect this has to do with how I constructed and stuffed the feet. I then reduced stitch count and finished as described.

Easter is fast approaching and I need to finish off my projects.



7 comments:

RecycleCindy said...

Oh super cute! Love the bunny and her dress!!

Southern Sunflowers said...

You're making a cute and happy bunny family. I like your newest addition!

Sew Crafty Crochet said...

Such an adorable bunny! I love the carrot dress! I'd love for you to share this at this week's Snickerdoodle Create Bake Make Link Party at SewCraftyCrochet.com. I hope to see you there!!! Have a great weekend!

Michelle Churchman said...

Adorable!

Michelle
http://mybijoulifeonline.com

Jayne said...

This is beautiful! I'm looking forward to having more time to crochet in the upcoming months! Thanks so much for sharing with #MMBC. Stay safe.

Dee | Grammy's Grid said...

Very cute! Thanks so much for linking up with me at #AThemedLinkup 14 for Spring Crafts and Decor, open March 29 to April 10. All entries shared on social media if share buttons installed.

Dee | Grammy's Grid said...

Visiting again to say thanks so much for linking up with me at A Themed Linkup 45 for Spring Crafts and D├ęcor.

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