Rabbit by Squibbly Bups


February 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
37cm (14.5 inches) tall
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A rabbit sitting up on its haunches. It is knit flat and can be made in a single body colour or in a Dutch rabbit two-colour pattern.

If using Cascade 220 yarn and 4mm needles Rabbit is approximately 37cm (14.5 inches) tall. If you use a different yarn and/or needles the size may differ.

You will need:

  • Cascade 220 yarn. For the Dutch rabbit approximately 60g of Black (8555) and 18g of White (8505). For a rabbit with a single body colour approximately 76g of Greystone Heather (9491) and 2g of White (8505).
  • 4mm and 3mm (US 6 and 2.5) knitting needles.
  • A tapestry needle.
  • Two brown 15mm safety eyes.
  • Pink embroidery thread or lightweight yarn.
  • Toy stuffing.

Techniques you should be familiar with before using this pattern:

  • Increases and decreases.
  • Sewing seams using mattress stitch.
  • For the Dutch rabbit only, intarsia.