Crochet Bunny Rabbit Finger Puppet

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Let your fingers hop into these cute bunny rabbit finger puppets, an easy project for any crochet enthusiast. This is a great craft to use up small amounts of yarn leftover from larger projects. Using single crochet and the spiral technique, you can create a fun trinket for you or your kids. Time for puppet shows!

Things You Will Need

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Yarn, pink and white Embroidery thread, black Crochet hook, size G, 4.00 mm Embroidery needle Stitch marker or bobby pin Scissors

Starting the Puppet

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Start the body of the finger puppet by making a magic ring. Please see the link for a step by step tutorial on the magic ring.

Related: Crochet Magic Ring Tutorial

Body: Round 1

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Make 6 single crochet (sc) into the magic ring. Pull the short yarn to close the circle. Place a stitch marker in the last stitch.

Body: Round 2

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Increase to 12 sc by placing 2 sc in each stitch. Hold the tail end of the yarn over the top edge of the round to secure the yarn into the stitches as you crochet.

Body: Round 3-15

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12 sc in each round, creating a continuous spiral. Repeat until the finger puppet is the desired length, approximately 12-15 rounds.

Finish the Puppet's Body.

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Finish off by making a slip stitch, cut the thread, and the pull the yarn through to tie a knot. Weave the tail end of the yarn through the crochet stitches with an embroidery needle to secure.

Crochet the Bunny Ears

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Round 1: Make a magic ring and place 4 sc into the magic ring. Pull the short yarn to close the circle.

Round 2: Increase to 6 single crochet by placing 2 sc in the first stitch, then 1 sc in the next stitch, then 2 sc in the next stitch, then one sc in the next stitch: 2, 1, 2, 1.

Add Length To the Ears

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Round 3: Increase to 8 single crochet by placing 2 sc in the first stitch, then 1 sc in the next two stitches, then 2 sc in the next stitch, and then 1 sc in the next two stitches: 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1

Round 4-6: Place a stitch marker in the last stitch of round 3. Make 3 rounds of 8 sc, moving the stitch marker after each row.

Finish the Bunny Ears

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Round 7: Decrease to 6 sc by placing 1 sc though the first two stitches, then 1 sc in the next stitch, then 1 sc through two stitches, then 1 sc in the next stitch: 2, 1, 2, 1.

Round 8: 6 sc.

Finish off by making a slip stitch, cut the yarn and pull the end through to tie a knot. Leave a long string approximately 8 inches long. Repeat to make a second rabbit ear.

Attach the Rabbit Ears

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Sew the ears to the body using an embroidery needle.

Embroider the Nose

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Embroider the nose with yarn, creating 3 stitches in a "V" shape. Be careful not to stitch the nose to the back of the finger puppet. Leave 3 inches of yarn on each end to tie a knot on the inside.

Embroider the Eyes and Mouth

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Embroider the mouth and eyes with embroidery thread. Turn puppet inside out to tie ends.

Your bunny rabbit is ready for a puppet show!

How to Crochet a Mouth

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Let your fingers hop into these cute bunny rabbit finger puppets, an easy project for any crochet enthusiast. This is a great craft to use up small amounts of yarn leftover from larger projects. Using single crochet and the spiral technique, you can create a fun trinket for you or your kids. Time for puppet shows!