You can crochet this chunky, bunny blanket quickly to set out with your Easter decor. Easter Bunny’s Blanket is a free crochet pattern that uses double strands of yarn for quick and easy construction, and the faux fur border is the perfect way to finish the edge. This minimalist inspired blanket will accent your spring and Easter decor perfectly! Keep reading for the free crochet pattern.
Bunny Blanket Crochet Pattern Inspiration
Around Christmastime I made Santa’s Blanket, and it was such a hit that I decided the Easter Bunny probably needs a blanket, too! I wanted to stick with a cute yet simplistic style - and this easy white blanket with pink fur accents totally fits the bill.
Use Bulky Yarn to Make a Bunny Blanket
I used a “new to me” yarn for this blanket - Mighty Stitch Bulky from KnitPicks/WeCrochet - and I LOVE it. It’s a super soft acrylic/superwash wool blend that I will definitely be using again. I used double strands of Mighty Stitch Bulky yarn to make this blanket, however you could also give Mighty Stitch Super Bulky a try, too. Either way, this will be a relatively quick Easter project for you to finish in the coming weeks.
Make this Bunny Blanket in any Color
Not into pastels? Want to use this blanket as a baby blanket? You can feel free to mix and match other colors. Mighty Stitch Bulky and Fable Fur yarn come in an awesome variety of colors! I think a silver gray blanket with a light blue fur border, or a cream blanket with light brown fur border would be two fabulous options.
Easter Bunny’s Blanket with fur trim - Free Crochet Pattern
- WeCrochet Mighty Stitch Bulky ‘White’ (1900 yds), Mighty Stitch Bulky ‘Blush’ (130 yds), Mighty Stitch ‘Silver’ (10 yds), Fable Fur ‘Paloma’ (213 yds.)
- 10mm crochet hook - I love Clover Amour
- Scissors - I always keep these travel scissors in my hook case
- Yarn needle
Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):
- ch: chain
- sl st: slip stitch
- st: stitch
- SC: single crochet
- DC: double crochet
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- Width = 48”
- Length = 51”
- Chain stitches at the beginning of rows do not count as a stitch
- The pictured blanket has 4 rounds of faux fur SC border. If your border is too wavy, you may need to adjust your hook size, tension, or skip some stitches (at even intervals) when crocheting around your blanket.
ch 72 (using white)
Row 1: SC in the second ch from the hook and SC across (71). Turn.
Row 2: ch 1, *SC, DC, repeat from * across. SC in the last st of the row.
Row 3: ch 2, *DC, SC, repeat from * across. DC in the last st of the row.
Row 4-14: Repeat Row 2 (even rows) and 3 (odd rows).
Row 15: ch 2, DC, *SC, DC repeat from * 16 more times, switch to pink and SC, switch to white and **DC, SC repeat from * across. DC in last st.
Row 16: ch 1 *SC, DC repeat from * 16 times, switch to pink, SC, DC, SC, switch to white, **DC, SC repeat from ** across
Row 17: ch 2, DC, *SC, DC repeat from *15 more times, switch to pink and SC, DC, SC, DC, SC, switch to white and **DC, SC repeat from ** across. DC in last st
Row 18: ch 1 *SC, DC repeat from * 15 times, switch to pink, SC, DC, SC, DC, SC, DC, SC, switch to white, **DC, SC repeat from ** across
Row 19: ch 2 *DC, SC repeat from * 15 times, switch to pink, DC, SC, DC, SC, DC, SC, DC, switch to white, **SC, DC repeat from ** across
Row 20: ch 1, SC, *DC, SC, repeat from * 15 times, switch to pink, DC, SC, DC, SC, DC, switch to white, **SC, DC repeat from ** across, SC in last st.
Row 21-63: Using white, repeat Row 2 on even rows and Row 3 on odd rows.
Row 64: SC across
Adding the Border
ch 1 and SC evenly around the edge, chaining 2 at each corner. Join with a sl st when you reach the beginning of your round. Switch to faux fur yarn and join it in any corner. Ch 1 and SC 4 more rounds of border; working a (SC, ch 2, SC) into each ch 2 corner from the previous round. Join with a sl st at the beginning of the round.
Adding the Details
Using faux fur yarn, surface crochet over your rows of pink stitches created in Row 15-20 of the blanket pattern.
Using gray yarn, surface crochet to create whiskers and a mouth.
Tie off yarn and weave in all ends.
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