Crochet Bunny Baby Rattle
Easter is around the corner and it’s time for the Easter Bunny to make an appearance! So we decided that we had to crochet a bunny rattle to match our Bixie the crochet bunny stuffed toy. Rabbits are not only super cute animals (hello – who can resist these little balls of fur!) but they are also some of the easiest animals to crochet! A win-win – yay!
If you’re looking for something to crochet for a baby this Easter (or any other time of the year!), this little crochet rabbit rattle will make an adorable gift for the little one in your life. Don’t miss the rest of the baby rattles in our series.
About this Bunny Crochet Rattle Pattern
This amigurumi bunny baby rattle stands at approximately 7.5 inches tall. It is an easy amigurumi pattern for beginners. The rattle head and stem are crocheted in one piece and the nose and mouth are embroidered on. So the only sewing that is required are the ears – making it a virtually no sew amigurumi pattern! Yay!
This bunny rabbit rattle is crocheted with a stem made up of four balls. The stem is designed for an easy grip for your baby. Plus, you can vary the colours of the balls – so it would make a really cute matching gift to a blanket or any other crochet gift you have made for a newborn.
The pattern works up really fast – in just a couple of hours. So if you’re looking to crochet a last-minute baby gift, it’s super easy to whip up! You can also pair the rattle with our Bixie the Bunny amigurumi stuffie for a super adorable crochet gift for your next baby shower!
It would also be a really cute addition to your next craft fair table (see our craft fair tips here!).
Now let’s move onto the pattern, where we will show you how to crochet a rabbit rattle, step-by-step!
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Crochet Rabbit Rattle Free Pattern
This pattern is for your personal use only and cannot be sold, copied, or reproduced in anyway without permission from the designers. You may sell finished objects made from this pattern but please give credit to chaicoffeecrochet.com as the pattern designers.
Tools and Supplies You Will Need
- Yarn: You need a small amount of DK yarn in beige and four colours for the stem of the rattle
- 2.75mm crochet hook
- Tapestry needle
- Stitch marker
- Polyfill stuffing
- Embroidery thread: A small amount of black for eyes and eyelashes, white for the eye glints, and pink for the nose and mouth
- 24 mm Rattle insert
Stitches Used and Abbreviations
This pattern is written in US terms.
Sl st: slip stitch
SC: single crochet
INV DEC: invisible decrease
INC: two SC in the same stitch
Finished size: Approximately 7.5 inches
How to Crochet a Bunny Baby Rattle
Round 1: 6 SC into a magic circle (6)
Round 2: INC in each stitch around (12)
Round 3: (SC, INC) six times (18)
Round 4: (2 SC, INC) six times (24)
Round 5: (3 SC, INC) six times (30)
Round 6: (4 SC, INC) six times (36)
Round 7: (5 SC, INC) six times (42)
Round 8-14 (7 rounds): SC around (42)
Round 15: (5 SC, INVDEC) six times (36)
Round 16: (4 SC, INVDEC) six times (30)
Round 17: (3 SC, INVDEC) six times (24)
Now stuff the head and place the rattle insert inside the head. Make sure that the rattle insert is well surrounded by stuffing to keep the softness of the head.
Round 18: (2 SC, INVDEC) six times (18)
Round 19: (SC, INVDEC) six times (12)
Change to colour of the first ball
Keep stuffing as you go.
Round 20: (SC, INC) six times (18)
Round 21: (2 SC, INC) six times (24)
Round 22-24 (3 rounds): SC around (24)
Round 25: (2 SC, INVDEC) six times (18)
Round 26: (SC, INVDEC) six times (12)
Change to the colour of the second ball
Round 27: (SC, INC) six times (18)
Round 28: (2 SC, INC) six times (24)
Round 29-31 (3 rounds): SC around (24)
Round 32: (2 SC, INVDEC) six times (18)
Round 33: (SC, INVDEC) six times (12)
Change to the colour of the third ball
Round 34: (SC, INC) six times (18)
Round 35: (2 SC, INC) six times (24)
Round 36-38 (3 rounds): SC around (24)
Round 39: (2 SC, INVDEC) six times (18)
Round 40: (SC, INVDEC) six times (12)
Change to the colour of the fourth ball
Round 41: (SC, INC) six times (18)
Round 42: (2 SC, INC) six times (24)
Round 43-45 (3 rounds): SC around (24)
Round 46: (2 SC, INVDEC) six times (18)
Round 47: (SC, INVDEC) six times (12)
Round 48: INVDEC six times (6)
Fasten off and weave in the ends.
Bunny Ears (make 2)
Using beige yarn
Round 1: 6 SC into a magic circle (6)
Round 2: (SC, INC) three times (9)
Round 3: SC around (9)
Round 4: (2 SC, INC) three times (12)
Round 5-10 (6 rounds): SC around (12)
Round 11: (2 SC, INVDEC) three times (9)
Round 12: SC around (9)
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. Pinch the bottom ends of the rabbit ears together and sew.
Sew the ears onto the head between rounds 3 and 4.
Eyes (Make 2)
Using black embroidery thread
Round 1: 4 SC into a magic circle (4)
Sl st to the first SC. Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.
Sew the eyes on at Round 9, approximately 5 stitches apart. Embroider on eyelashes. Embroider eye glints using white yarn. Embroider the nose and mouth using pink yarn.
Your bunny crochet rattle is now ready!
If you’re looking for more cute and quick rattles, check our our crochet baby gift collection.