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Bunny Hat and Bottoms

Crafting Time:
Varies
Skill Level:
Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Patons

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Patons® Beehive Baby Sport™ (3.5 oz; 359 yds):
    Sizes 6 12 mos
    Main Color (MC) Baby Grey 1 1 ball
    Contrast A Angel White 1 1 ball
  • Size U.S. F/5 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Length of 1/2" wide elastic to fit waist measurement
  • Needle & thread
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

SIZES To fit baby 6 (12) mos
GAUGE
16 sc and 19 rows = 4".

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.

HAT
Note:
Ch 2 at beg of each rnd does not count as hdc.

With MC, ch 3.
1st rnd: 12 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first hdc.
2nd rnd: Ch 2. 2 hdc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 24 hdc.
3rd rnd: Ch 2. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 36 hdc.
4th rnd: Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 2 hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 48 hdc.
5th rnd: Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 7 (3) hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 54 (60) hdc.
6th rnd: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to first hdc.
Rep last rnd until work from beg measures 6 (6-1/2)", joining A at end of last rnd. Break MC.
Next rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Outer Ear (make 2).
With MC, ch 9.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 8 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last row until Ear measures 4-1/2", ending on a WS row.

Shape top: Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 6 sts.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 4 sts.
Next row: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) twice. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. Fasten off.

Inner Ear
(make 2).
With A, ch 7.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 6 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last row until Ear measures 4-1/2", ending on a WS row.

Shape top: Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 4 sts.
Next row: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) twice. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Place WS of Inner Ear against RS of Outer Ear and sew tog.
Pleat ends of Ear as shown in photo and attach to sides of Hat as shown in picture. Fold cuff of Hat to RS.

BOTTOMS/DIAPER COVER
Waistband:
With MC, ch 8.
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 7 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until Waistband (when slightly stretched) measures 17 (18-1/2) ". Do not fasten off.
Join Ends: Working through both thicknesses, ch 1. Work 1 row of sc to join ends of Waistband for side seam. Do not fasten off.

Body: 1st rnd: Ch 1. Work 72 (80) sc evenly around long edge of Waistband. Join with sl st to first sc. Place marker at end of rnd.
2nd rnd: (RS). Ch 2 (does not count as st here and throughout). 1 hdc in each st around. Join with sl st to first hdc. Turn.
3rd rnd:
(WS). Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to first hdc. Turn.
Rep last 2 rnds (turning at end of each rnd to alternate RS and WS) until work from marked rnd measures 4 (5)", ending on a WS rnd. Fasten off.

Shape Front Flap: 1st row: (RS). Skip first 9 hdc. Join MC with sl st in next hdc. Ch 2. 1 hdc in same sp as last sl st. 1 hdc in each of next 21 (25) hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
2nd and 3rd rows: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 hdc. Hdc2tog. Turn. 18 (22) hdc at end of 3rd row.
4th row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until Front Flap measures 3 (3-1/2)". Fasten off.

Shape Back Flap: 1st row: (RS). Skip next 9 hdc following Front Flap. Join MC with sl st in next hdc. Ch 2. 1 hdc in same sp as last sl st. 1 hdc in each of next 31 (35) hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
2nd row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 sts. Hdc2tog. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 2. (Hdc2tog) twice. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 4 sts. (Hdc2tog) twice. Turn.
4th to 8th rows: Rep last 2 rows once more, then rep 2nd row once. 18 (22) hdc at end of 8th row.
9th row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until Back Flap measures 3 (3-1/2) . Do not fasten off.

Join Flaps: Turn work inside-out and place ends of Front and Back Flaps facing each other. Working through both thicknesses, ch 1 and work 1 row of sc to join ends. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Fold Waistband in half to WS and sew in position, leaving an opening at center back to insert elastic. Cut elastic to waist measurement and draw through waistband. Sew ends of elastic tog securely. Sew opening closed.

Leg edging: 1st rnd: (RS). Join MC with sl st at Flap seam of Leg opening. Ch 1. Work 1 rnd of sc evenly around outer edge of Leg opening. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. Work 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Rep around opposite Leg opening.

Pompom:
Wind 2 strands of A around 4 fingers approx 100 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly around center of loops. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape. Attach to back of Diaper Cover.
ABBREVIATIONS
Approx
= Approximate(ly)
Beg = Begin(ning)
Ch = Chain(s)
Hdc = Half double crochet
Hdc2tog = Yoh and draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook
RS = Right side
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Sc = Single crochet
Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook
Sp(s) = Space(s)
Tog = Together
WS = Wrong side
Yoh = Yarn over hook

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