Bunny Onesie Knitting Pattern

How To Make Bunny Onsie #Onsie #EasterBunny #SeingPattern

Let your little one enjoy all the fun of Easter with a sweet little bunny onesie. Dress them up and watch as they enjoy playing and hopping about, with a laugh and a smile on their face! Remember to size accordingly.

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Bunny Onesie Knitting Pattern

Age0 – 6 months6 – 12 months1 – 2 Years 
To Fit Chest414651cm
 161820in
Actual556065cm
Measurement21 ¾23 ¾25 ½in
Length to Sole586372cm
 22 ¾24 ¾28 ¼in
Sleeve Length151720cm
 68in
You Will Need
How to Make

Tension

22 sts and 28 rows to 10 cm, (4 in) over stocking stitch on 4 mm needles or the size required to give correct tension.

Check your tension – if less stitches use a thinner needle, if more use a thicker needle.

It is essential to work the stated tension to be sure of success.

Abbreviations

alt alternate, beg beginning, C contrast, cm centimetres, cont continue, dec decrease(ing), DK double knitting, foll following, g grammes, in inch(es), inc increase(ing), k knit, M main, mm millimetres, 0 no rows, p purl, psso pass slipped stitch over, rem remain(ing), rep repeat, rs right side, st(s) stitch(es), s1 slip 1 stitch knitways, tog together, ws wrong side, st-st stocking stitch.

1st Row. Knit. 2nd Row. Purl. Rep 1st and 2nd rows.

How to Make

All-in-One

Back
Left Leg
  1. Using 4 mm needles, thumb method and M, cast on 8 [11:12] sts.
    1st Row. Knit.
  2. Starting with 2nd row of st-st and working in st-st (throughout) proceed as follows:-
  3. Work 7 rows inc 1 st at each end of every row. 22 [25:26] sts.
  4. Place markers at each end of last row.
  5. Work 12 rows more without shaping.
  6. Work 29 [33:43] rows inc 1 st at each end of next and every foll 14th [16th:14th] row. 28 [31:34] sts.
  7. Cont without shaping until back left leg measures 19 [21:25]cm, (7½ [8¼:9¾]in), from markers, ending with a ws row. **
  8. Break off yarn and leave these 28 [31:34] sts on a stitch holder.
Right Leg
  1. Work as given for Back Left Leg to **.
  2. Next Row. Knit to end, cast on 4 sts, with rs facing, knit across 28 [31:34] sts left on a stitch holder for Left Leg. 60 [66:72] sts.

Shape Back

  1. Next Row. Purl.
  2. Next Row. K24 [27:30], pick up loop between last and next st and work into the back of this loop (this will now be referred to as m1), knit to last 24 [27:30] sts, m1, k24 [27:30]. 62 [68:74] sts.
  3. Next Row. Purl.
  4. Rep last 2 rows 6 [7:8] times more.
    74 [82:90] sts.
  5. Work 16 [18:20] rows more without shaping.
  6. Next Row. K24 [27:30], s1, k1, psso, knit to last 26 [29:32] sts, k2tog, k24 [27:30].
    72 [80:88] sts.
  7. Next Row. Purl.
  8. Rep last 2 rows 6 [7:8] times more.
    60 [66:72] sts.
  9. Cont without shaping until back measures 27 [29:33]cm, (10¾ [11½:13]in), from 4 cast on sts, ending with a ws row.
Shape Raglan
  1. Cast off 3 [3:4] sts at beg of next 2 rows.
    54 [60:64] sts.
  2. Work 12 [12:14] rows dec 1 st at each end of every row. 30 [36:36] sts.
  3. Work 12 [16:14] rows dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll alt row.
    18 [20:22] sts.
  4. Leave rem 18 [20:22] sts on a stitch holder.
Front
Right Leg
  1. Using 4 mm needles, thumb method and M, cast on 5 [6:6] sts.
  2. Working in st-st (throughout) proceed as follows:-
    Work 2 rows.
  3. Next Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to end.
    6 [7:7] sts.
  4. Next Row. Purl.
  5. Rep last 2 rows twice more. 8 [9:9] sts.
  6. Break off yarn and leave these 8 [9:9] sts on a stitch holder.
  7. Using 4mm needles, thumb method and M, cast on 5 [6:6] sts.
  8. Work 2 rows.
  9. Next Row. Knit to last 2 sts, inc in next st, k1. 6 [7:7] sts.
  10. Next Row. Purl.
  11. Rep last 2 rows twice more. 8 [9:9] sts.
  12. Next Row. Knit to end, cast on 6 [7:8] sts, with rs facing, knit across 8 [9:9] sts left on a stitch holder. 22 [25:26] sts.
  13. Next Row. Purl.
  14. Work 2 rows more.
  15. Work 29 [33:43] rows inc 1 st at each end of next and every foll 14th [16th:14th] row. 28 [31:34] sts.
  16. Cont without shaping until front right leg measures 19 [21:25]cm, (7½ [8¼:9¾]in), ending with a ws row. **
  17. Break off yarn and leave these 28 [31:34] sts on a stitch holder.
Left Leg
  1. Work as given for Front Right Leg to **.
  2. Next Row. Knit to end, cast on 4 sts, with rs facing, knit across 28 [31:34] sts left on a stitch holder for Right Leg.
    60 [66:72] sts.
  3. Cont until front measures 5cm, (2in), from 4 cast on sts, ending with a ws row.
Divide for Front Opening

Next Row. K28 [31:34], turn, leave rem 32 [35:38] sts on a stitch holder.

Left Front
  1. Working on these 28 [31:34] sts only proceed as follows:-
  2. Cont until left front measures 27 [29:33]cm, (10¾ [11½:13]in), from 4 cast on sts, ending with a ws row.
Shape Raglan
  1. Next Row. Cast off 3 [3:4] sts, knit to end. 25 [28:30] sts.
  2. Next Row. Purl.
  3. Work 12 [12:14] rows dec 1 st at raglan edge in every row. 13 [16:16] sts.
  4. Work 7 [11:11] rows dec 1 st at raglan edge in next and every foll alt row.
    9 [10:10] sts.
Shape Neck
  1. Next Row. Cast off 3 [4:6] sts, purl to end. 6 [6:4] sts.
  2. Work 3 [3:1] rows dec 1 st at each end of next and foll 2nd [2nd:0] row. 2 sts.
  3. Next Row. P2tog. Fasten off.
Right Front
  1. With rs facing, rejoin yarn to 32 [35:38] sts left on a stitch holder, cast off 4 sts, knit to end. 28 [31:34] sts.
  2. Cont until right front measures 27 [29:33]cm, (10¾ [11½:13]in), from 4 cast on sts, ending with a rs row.
Shape Raglan
  1. Next Row. Cast off 3 [3:4] sts, purl to end. 25 [28:30] sts.
  2. Work 12 [12:14] rows dec 1 st at raglan edge in every row. 13 [16:16] sts.
  3. Work 6 [10:10] rows dec 1 st at raglan edge in next and every foll alt row.
    10 [11:11] sts.
Shape Neck
  1. Next Row. Cast off 3 [4:6] sts, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 6 [6:4] sts.
  2. Next Row. Purl.
  3. Work 3 [3:1] rows dec 1 st at each end of next and foll 2nd [2nd:0] row. 2 sts.
  4. Next Row. P2tog. Fasten off.
Sleeves (Both Alike)
  1. Using three quarter mm needles, thumb method and M, cast on 37 [37:39] sts.
  2. 1st Row. K1, * p1, k1, rep from * to end.
  3. 2nd Row. * P1, k1, rep from * to last st, p1.
    These 2 rows will now be referred to as 1×1 rib.
  4. Work 5 rows more in 1×1 rib.
    8th Row. P2 [2:3], p2tog, (p4, p2tog) 5 times, p3 [3:4]. 31 [31:33] sts.
  5. Change to 4mm needles and proceed as follows:-
  6. Working in st-st (throughout) inc 1 st at each end of 5th and every foll 6th [4th:
    4th] row to 37 [45:45] sts.

For 1st and 3rd sizes only

Inc 1 st at each end of every foll 8th [6th] row to 39 [49] sts.

For all 3 sizes

Cont without shaping until sleeve measures 15 [17:20]cm, (6 [6½:8]in), or length required, ending with a ws row.

Shape Raglan

Cast off 3 [3:4] sts at beg of next 2 rows.
33 [39:41] sts.

For 1st size only

Work 4 rows dec 1 st at each end of next row. 31 sts.

For all 3 sizes

  1. Work 20 [28:28] rows dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll alt row.
    11 [11:13] sts.
  2. Cast off rem 11 [11:13] sts.
Right-front Border
  1. With rs facing, using three quarter mm needles and M, starting at front opening pick up and knit 80 [88:100] sts evenly along right front edge.
  2. 1st Row. * P1, k1, rep from * to end.
  3. 1st row sets rib.
  4. Next Row. Rib 5 [4:5], cast off 1 st, (rib 12 [14:16], cast off 1 st) 5 times,
    rib 3 [2:3].
  5. Next Row. Rib 4 [3:4], cast on 1 st, (rib 13 [15:17], cast on 1 st) 5 times, rib
    5 [4:5].
  6. Work 2 rows more in rib.
  7. Cast off in rib.
Left-front Border
  1. With rs facing, using three quarter mm needles and M, starting at neck edge pick up and knit
    80 [88:100] sts evenly along left front edge.
  2. 1st Row. * K1, p1, rep from * to end.
  3. 1st row sets rib.
  4. Work 4 rows more in rib.
  5. Cast off in rib.
Hood
  1. Join raglan seams. Using 4mm needles and M, cast on 21 [21:22] sts, with rs
    facing, using same needles and yarn, work across 18 [20:22] sts left on a stitch holder at back of neck as follows:- k2 [3:4], m1, (k2, m1) 7 times, k2 [3:4], cast on
    21 [21:22] sts.
    68 [70:74] sts.
  2. Next Row. Purl.
  3. Working in st-st (throughout) cont until hood measures 16 [17:18]cm, (6¼ [6½:
    7]in), ending with a ws row.
Shape Top
  1. Next Row. Cast off 23 [23:25] sts, k21 [23:23], cast off 23 [23:25] sts.
  2. With ws facing, rejoin yarn to rem 22 [24:24] sts and purl to end.
  3. Cont without shaping until hood measures 10 [10:11]cm, (4 [4:4¼]in), from cast off sts ending with a ws row.
  4. Cast off.
  5. Join side edges at top of hood to 23 [23:25] cast off sts.
Hood Border
  1. With rs facing, using 3¼mm needles and M, pick up and knit 39 [41:44] sts evenly along right side of hood, 21 [23:23] sts evenly from 22 [24:24] cast off sts at top of hood and 39 [41:44] sts evenly along left side of hood. 99 [105:111] sts.
  2. Starting with 2nd row of 1×1 rib, work
  3. 5 rows.
  4. Cast off in rib.
Ears
  1. Outer Ear (Make 2)
  2. Using 4mm needles, thumb method and M, cast on 4 sts loosely.
  3. 1st Row. Inc in every st knitways. 8 sts.
  4. 2nd Row. Purl.
  5. 3rd Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last 2 sts, inc in next st, k1. 10 sts.
  6. 4th Row. Purl.
  7. Rep 3rd and 4th rows 3 times then 3rd row once. 18 sts.
  8. Starting with a purl row work 17 [19:19] rows in st-st.
  9. Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 16 sts.
  10. Next Row. Purl.
  11. Rep last 2 rows once. 14 sts.
  12. Work 10 rows dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll 4th row. 8 sts.
  13. Cast off rem 8 sts loosely.
Inner Ear (Make Two)
  1. Using 4 mm needles, thumb method and C, cast on 4 sts loosely.
  2. 1st Row. Inc in 1st st, k1, inc in next st, k1. 6 sts.
  3. 2nd Row. Purl.
  4. 3rd Row. Inc in 1st st, knit to last 2 sts, inc in next st, k1. 8 sts.
  5. 4th Row. Purl.
  6. Rep 3rd and 4th rows twice then 3rd row once. 14 sts.
  7. Starting with a purl row work 17 [19:19] rows in st-st.
  8. Next Row. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. 12 sts.
  9. Starting with a purl row work 3 rows in
    st-st.
  10. Work 10 rows dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll 4th row. 6 sts.
  11. Cast off rem 6 sts loosely.

Soles (Both Alike)

  1. Using 4 mm needles, thumb method and M, cast on 7 [8:9] sts.
  2. Working in st-st (throughout) proceed as follows:-
  3. 1st Row. Knit.
  4. 2nd Row. Inc in 1st st purlways, p4 [5:6], inc in next st purlways, p1. 9 [10:11] sts.
  5. Work 2 rows inc 1 st at each end of every row. 13 [14:15] sts.
  6. Work 3 rows inc 1 st at each end of next and foll alt row. 17 [18:19] sts. **
  7. Cont without shaping until sole measures 8 [9:10]cm, (3 [3½:4]in), ending with a ws row.
  8. Work 2 rows dec 1 st at each end of next row. 15 [16:17] sts.
  9. Work 4 rows dec 1 st at each end of every row. 7 [8:9] sts.
  10. Cast off rem 7 [8:9] sts.
Front Feet (Both Alike)
  1. Work as given for Sole to **.
  2. Cont without shaping until front foot measures 4 [5:6]cm, (1½ [2:2½]in), ending with a ws row. Place markers at each end of last row.
  3. Work 2 rows dec 1 st at each end of next row. 15 [16:17] sts.
  4. Work 4 rows dec 1 st at each end of every row. 7 [8:9] sts.
  5. Cast off rem 7 [8:9] sts.
To Make Up

Matching markers at lower edges of back right and back left legs with cast on edges of front legs, join inside leg, side and sleeve seams. Join front feet between markers to shaped instep edges of front legs. Join soles to front feet, front legs (between front feet and side seams) and shaped lower edges of back leg below markers. Placing ends of hood borders halfway across front borders, sew hood evenly in position to front of neck and across sleeve tops. Placing right over left, join front borders to 4 cast off sts at divide for front opening. Join side and cast off edge of 1 outer and 1 inner ear together. Sew ears in position on top of hood. Make a pom pom for the tail. Sew on buttons and attach tail. Pin out garment to the measurement given. Cover with damp cloths and leave until dry. See ball band for washing and further care instructions.

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