Knitting patterns for rabbit inspired toy softies, hats, accessories, and more. Most patterns are free. Updated 3/20/2023.
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Bunny rabbit toy knit flat with instructions for a sweater and a dress. It looks like the bunny is about 7 inches tall. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Sarah Youde.
Bun Bun The Bunny
Bunny rabbit toy knit in the round with its own little hoodie. Rated easy by Ravelrers. It looks like the bunny is about 6-7 inches tall. DK weight yarn. Designed by Eleven11Knitwear.
Easter Rabbit Toy
Bunny rabbit toy knit in the round. The designer says it is easy. Size 11cm (4.3 inches) in length (without ears). DK weight yarn. Designed by Ola Oslopova.
Bunny with Carrot
Bunny rabbit toy with its own carrot knit flat and seamed. Size 12cm wide, 22cm high when sitting. Carrot 14cm long. DK weight yarn. Designed by Val Pierce. Excerpted from Knitted Rabbits: 20 easy knitting patterns for cuddly bunnies
Bunny rabbit toy in 3 sizes that uses simple increases and decreases to shape the different elements. This project is great for knitters new to working in the round . 3 sizes Mini, Regular, and Large created by using different weights of yarn. Designed by Elise Lopez.
Easter Bunny Toy
Bunny rabbit toy amigurumi with its own knit-on pants and top. The pattern is written as row-by-row description and contains helpful step-by-step photos for important parts. Finished size: 5 inches (12 cm) tall. Designed by Elves World.
Bunny rabbit toy softie knit flat. Finished size: 8 inches (20cm) from tail to nose. Designed by Claire Garland.
Bunny Hop Thrummed Bunny Slippers
Adorable slippers with bunny rabbit ears and face. Sizes S/M/L adult but adaptable to child sizes. Designed by Nikol Lohr. Bulky weight yarn.
Beginner's Rainbow Rabbit
Designed by Claire Garland, this rabbit is a toy project for everyone, using any yarn you have and any needles to suit. The pattern is written with beginners in mind and worked flat so it's a great first toy project.
Designed by Sara Elizabeth Kellner, this rabbit is knit in the round with few seams. Finished size is about 12 inches long, and 6 inches high at tallest point. The Ravelry page shows several variations. Pictured project by jeanc
Floppy Eared Bunny
A classic rabbit toy softie that only takes a few hours to knit according to the designer. The bunny is worked flat and seamed. Size: Height = 19 inches (from top of the head to bottom of the feet). Designed by Louise Bollanos. Super Bulky weight yarn.
Bunny Mini Cuddly Blankie
Pat Alinejad designed this lovey sized 11 inches/28cms square/diameter.
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- Get the recommended yarn on Etsy
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Little Baby Bunny
Quick little toy rabbit is just 9cm/3.5” (with ears, standing). Designed by Justyna Kacprzak
Bunny Rabbit Toy
This toy bunny softie is about 7 inches tall and has optional tennis ball stuffing to give him shape. Yarn available on pattern page.
- Get the free knitting pattern at Annie’s
- Get the video class for this pattern and another pattern for $3.99 (purchase not necessary to get the free pattern)
Bunny in a Pillow
This pattern includes instructions for a bunny rabbit toy with removable sweater and a pillow with a pocket for the bunny to sleep in. Rabbit 10″/25.5cm tall; Sweater 3″/7.5cm long; Pillow 16″/40.5 by 12″/30.5cm. Designed by Marissa Ramsey. Knitting pattern is available for free with a free trial at Creativebug – scroll down the pattern page to this pattern. Pictured project by avasmom2007
More Free Patterns
Tuxedo Ted Bunny
A tiny bunny that fits in the palm of your hand. Worked from the top down in one piece except for arms which are worked first and then knitted onto body as you go down. Ears are worked separately and sewn on. Worked in the round. Designed by J.G. Miller. Worsted weight yarn.
Little Animal Toys
This pattern includes instructions for knitting a variety of animals including bunny, fox, dog, cat, mouse, and bear from a basic pattern with modifications, and their clothes (shoes, dress, pants and cardigan). Designed by Irene Kiss. Available in English and Spanish
Bunny toy softie. Approx 10” [25.5 cm] tall, excluding ears. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Patons
Basic Bunny Rabbit
This easy bunny toy is knit flat and uses 25 – 50 yards (23 – 46 m) of worsted yarn. Designed by Lynn Flatley
Vintage Rabbit Toy
Sara Kellner modified a vintage knitting pattern to create this bunny that stands 15” tall
Knitterbees designed this cute little bunny with dress and balloon.
Hop Along Bunny
This easy striped bunny is knit in the round. 16″ tall. Designed by Nancy Anderson for Red Heart
Sarah Bradberry designed this dapper bunny after a beloved childhood toy her mother made for her. Height: 35cm, 13 3/4in
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Sara Kellner’s 11 inch bunnies come with a treat carrying basket.
Rabbit and Bear plus 5 items of clothing
Dress your bunny in style with this pattern designed by April Cromwell for a rabbit and its clothing, as well as its bear friend!
Another Knitted Square Bunny
Heartstrings Fiber Arts created this clever pattern to make a bunny out of a square piece of knitting.
Bunny Ears Hat
Bunnies & Carrots Baby Hat
Baby hat with stranded design of rabbots and carrots. Sizes Premie-24 months. Designed by Marji LaFreniere.
Itty Bitty Fuzzy Wuzzy Bunny Booties
This pattern for super soft booties from Yarnspirations is sized for 3, 6, and 12 months.
Big Cuddly Bunny
This bunny’s designed for maximum huggability by Purl Soho and is 15 inches high and 38 inches in circumference.
Floppy Eared Bunny
Frank the Bunny is knit in garter stitch and shaped with short rows. Length: 16”. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Premier Yarns
Knit Little Bunny
This easy homespun bunny is about 9 in. tall.
Teeny Tiny Knitted Animals
These tiny toys by Julie at Little Cotton Rabbits are just under 2.5 inches (6 cms) tall. Great stashbuster for scrap yarn!
This adorable rabbit toy by DROPS design sports pants, jumper (pullover) and bow, and is 12 inches (including ears). Pictured project by kabagi
Simple Bunny Toy
Huggable toy measures 11” (28 cm) tall and 12” (30.5 cm) long at base. Simple shaping keeps this project easy to make. Designed by Erin Kate Archer. Aran weight yarn.
Patterns for Purchase
To the Moon and Back Hares
Toy softie rabbit or hare knit flat on 2 needles, body made with minimal seaming joining as you go. Big Hare - Approx. 31cm/ 12in tall from feet to top of head Small Hare - Approx. 16cm/ 6.25in tall from feet to top of head. Designed by DotpebblesKnits
See more images and get the pattern at Etsy
Bunny Rabbit by Amanda Berry
No longer free. Adorable bunny rabbit toy softie with bib overalls and carrots (striped sweater is part of body). Size: 32 cm / 12.5 in tall (including ears). DK weight yarn. Designed by Amanda Berry.
Bunny by Amanda Berry
No longer free. Adorable bunny rabbit toy softie with jacket. Size: 17cm (6.7 in) tall. DK weight yarn. Designed by Amanda Berry. $5 Kit Available.
Bedtime Bunny with toy bunny and sleeping bag
Toy bunny in nightdress and slippers has a cozy bed with an attached pillow and a tiny toy bunny to cuddle while she sleeps. Sizes: Bedtime Bunny - 18 cm (7.5 in) to tips of ears. Tiny toy bunny measures 7cm (3in). DK weight yarn. Designed by Dollytime
See more images and get the pattern at Etsy
Dutch Bunny Rabbit
Realistic toy softie knit flat. Approx. 16cm tall x 16cm wide. If you’d rather not use the fur then just substitute with the black and white yarns used in the head. Designed by Claire Garland.
Rabbit softie in running/hopping position knit mostly in the round and all in one piece. Finished rabbit is 18 inches long from his twitchy little nose to his extended back foot. Simple increases, decreases, and short rows create shape. Designed by Sara Elizabeth Kellner. Bulky weight yarn.
Roly-poly ball-shaped bunny toys that are quick and easy to knit and perfect for cuddling. I think they'd make great baby toys with safety eyes. Three sizes – 7, 8 and 9 ins (18, 23 and 23 cms) tall from ear tip to base. Knitted in garter stitch throughout (apart from the inner ears which are Stocking stitch), on single point needles, using the short rows to form the rounded shape. Designed by LCMknits. DK weight yarn.
Knitted Rabbits - 20 easy knitting patterns for cuddly bunnies
From fluffy, cuddly rabbits and bean bag bunnies to egg cosies, finger puppets and even a bunny bride and groom, this fun book includes rabbits for knitters of all abilities. The patterns are suitable for beginners and more advanced knitters, with techniques ranging from easy basic stitches to more decorative ideas. Designed by Val Pierce. Available in ebook, paperback, and hardcover.
- See more pics and get the book on Amazon (available in Kindle ebook and print including Prime)
- Get the book on Alibris for under $10
Bunny toy softie 4" from nose to tail in worsted weight yarn, but can be sized up or down by using different weights of yarn. Designed by Rachel Borello Carroll.
Life-size baby bunny toy lies 20cm/ 8in long (tip of nose to tail). Knit flat and joined as you go. Designed by DotpebblesKnits
Baby Bunny in Crib
Her little crib with handles is ideally suited for small hands to carry. She can be snuggled down to sleep on her frilly pillow and kept warm with her cozy blanket. And when she’s not sleeping she’ll be happy to play alongside her young owner. SIZE: Baby Bunny – 17 cm (6.5 in).
See more images and get the pattern at Etsy
Bunny measures 6 inches long and 6 inches tall.
3 Bunny Rabbits – Bluebell, Primrose, and Oscar
Three of the cutest bunny rabbits you can imagine. Length Approx 15 inches, Arm span approx 11 inches
Patterns are available individually and the designer has many other cute designs at Mary Jane’s Tearoom You’ll fall in love!
- See more pics and get the pattern for Bluebell on Etsy
- See Primrose Bunny on Etsy
- See Oscar Bunny on Etsy
Pattern contains instructions for 10 cute little bunnies that are easy to make and only require small amounts of yarn. SIZE: Rabbit Rascals – 18 cm (7.5 in) to tips of ears.
Straight from Wonderland, this White Rabbit in DK yarn is 18cm (7in).
Quick and easy bunny slippers are knitted FLAT using DK weight wool held double and come in adult sizes S, M and L. Pictured project by celestefohl
Marni the Bunny
This bunny is all dressed up to go out! 13 inches high and the dress pattern is included.