This cute Dutch Bunny pattern really jumped out at us this week. Usually, amigurumi is super-cute, but not necessarily realistic, so when we saw this amazing rabbit, we felt sure you would want to check it out as well.
You could use any yarn weight for these bunnies as long as you choose a fitting hook, it will only influence the finished size. The example rabbits were made with DK yarn and 3mm hook, they are about 8″ long and 6″ tall to the tip of the ears. The pattern is 9 pages long with many photographs illustrating the process. It is written in English with US crochet terms. Stitches and techniques used: starting with
Stitches and techniques used:
starting with magic ring, chain, slip stitch, single crochet, single crochet increase, invisible decrease, work in front loop only
Multiple color changes are necessary to make the typical Dutch markings, which (coupled with realistic shaping) make this an advanced level amigurumi. But well worth the effort for this final result.
This pattern has a handy shopping tool attached where you can see all of the materials needed to make up your bunny, and add what you need easily to the cart, along with the pattern.