The colors in this plaid corner to corner crochet bunny blanket free pattern are easily customizable. Or crochet the entire rabbit in a solid color for a more beginner-friendly C2C project. Get the free graph pattern below or purchase the printable PDF with line-by-line written instructions here.
This corner to corner crochet bunny blanket pattern is part of a collaboration with Lion Brand Yarns. This post contains affiliate links.
Whether you’re an animal-lover, decorating for Easter or have a baby on the way, this corner to corner bunny blanket pattern is going to hop right into your heart. Read on for all the yarn and pattern details or scroll down for the full free pattern.
Who Might Love this C2C Crochet Bunny Rabbit Blanket?
When my mom and I started dreaming up this free corner to corner crochet bunny blanket pattern we definitely had an Easter crochet project in mind. But the more it started to take shape, the more it seemed like the perfect blanket for our new impending baby to snuggle. The crochet bunny silhouette is both modern and classic, making it feel not too Easter-y to use in a nursery or on a couch year round.
(Look here for more crochet Easter patterns including an adorable bunny hat and carrot rattle!)
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How to Customize This C2C Crochet Bunny Blanket Pattern
I've been in awe of the many ways you've found to customize the Be a Deer C2C afghan pattern to suit your own style. So for this corner to corner crochet bunny blanket, I wanted to make it as easy as possible for you to adjust the design and size depending on what you need.
In the ad-free, printable PDF, I've included several graphs with accompanying line-by-line C2C instructions so you can make the bunny rabbit blanket of your crochet dreams!
While the smaller size plaid bunny blanket graph (without line-by-line instructions) is included in the free pattern below, the printable PDF pattern includes C2C graphs and written line-by-line instructions for four different variations of this blanket pattern:
- Smaller size plaid blanket
- Larger size plaid bunny blanket
- Smaller size solid color bunny blanket
-Larger size solid color bunny blanket
A Great Yarn for C2C Crochet Plaid Patterns
If you decide to substitute colors in your corner to corner crochet baby blanket pattern, you'll want to find a dark, medium and light shade of the same color in order to create the most effective plaid design.
One yarn I always turn to when I need a variety of shades in the same color is Lion Brand Vanna's Choice. For this blanket pattern, I knew I wanted to find colors that were gender neutral in a yarn that is machine washable and easy to take care of. Vanna's Choice fit the bill!
You can check out all the colors of Vanna's Choice here. I think there are some really nice shades to combine to make a purple, green or yellow C2C bunny color scheme. I mocked up a couple of these graphs above we could envision how the design might look in different colors. (A lot of these colors are only available on LionBrand.com, so it's definitely worth ordering online if you have your heart set on a certain color scheme.)
If you don't have access to Vanna's Choice, you can substitute any worsted weight, washable yarn. Lion Brand Basic Stitch and Basic Stitch Anti-Pilling are two yarns that are available in a lot of colors and would substitute beautifully in this pattern. (These yarns are interchangeable so you can combine colors from both the standard and anti-pilling line.)
Related: 40+ Easy Crochet Stitches for Blanket
Simplify Your Yarn Sourcing
I'm also really excited to share that Lion Brand has turned our C2C Bunny Rabbit Blanket into a kit just in time for spring. I love kits for patterns that require a specific set of colors like this one because it takes all the hard work out of sourcing your yarn. You can easily swap out colors if you have a different vision too.
Deliver it! Grab an all-in-one kit here ⇨
How to Corner to Corner Crochet Resources
If you're newer to corner to corner crochet, I have LOTS of resources to help you learn the ropes:
BOOK: Corner-To-Corner Crochet: 15 Modern Projects
(I cover all the details you need to know to master C2C in this book!)
VIDEO TUTORIAL: How to Increase and Decrease to Create a Rectangle
PHOTO TUTORIAL: How to Change Colors in C2C
PHOTO TUTORIAL: Increase and Decrease to Create a Rectangle
Okay, with that, let's crochet a C2C bunny blanket!
More Free Corner to Corner Crochet Patterns
Below are more free corner to corner crochet patterns you might enjoy. You can always find all our free C2C crochet patterns here.
Corner to Corner Crochet Bunny Blanket
Free Graphgan Pattern
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Whether you’re an animal-lover or have a baby on the way, this corner to corner bunny blanket pattern is going to hop right into your heart. Colors of the plaid pattern are easily customizable or you may choose to crochet the entire bunny in a solid color for a more beginner-friendly C2C project.
With many corner to corner crochet resources offered below, this blanket is a great pattern to hone your C2C skills and make something adorable in the process.
• Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (Weight: 4/medium - 170 yds, 3.5 oz)
Solid Color Option (graphs available in the printable PDF)
- Color A: 4 (9) balls
- Color B: 3 (3) balls
Smaller Size: 36 x 36” (pictured)
Larger Size: 52 x 52” (available in the ad-free, printable PDF)
Note: size of bunny is the same in the smaller and larger blankets. The difference is in the amount of background space that surrounds the bunny.
5 tiles = 4”
Each tile = approx. .8”
Double crochet c2c (see a tutorial here)
Abbreviations and Glossary (US Terms):
ch – chain
ch2sp - space created by 2 chain stitches
dc – double crochet
hdc - half double crochet
hdc3tog - half double crochet three together
RS – right side
sl st – slip stitch
sp – space
st(s) – stitch(es)
WS – wrong side
rep – repeat
Special Stitch: puff st - hdc, then around the post of the hdc, hdc3tog, which means you’ll: [yarn over, insert hook around hdc stitch, yarn over, pull yarn to front of hdc stitch] 3 times, yarn over, pull yarn through all seven loops on hook. See a quick video tutorial from Daisy Farm Crafts here.
Overall Pattern + Sizing Notes:
• When substituting colors, look for a light, medium and dark shade of the same color in order to best replicate a plaid look. Or for a simpler C2C project, simply work the entire bunny in one solid color. (Find the solid color bunny graph and line-by-line instructions in the pattern PDF.)
• Pattern is worked using the diagonal box stitch (c2c) in double crochet stitches. The crochet borders are added once the blanket is complete
How to Crochet the Blanket
To make your corner to corner crochet bunny blanket, you can follow the free graph pattern and use a double crochet C2C stitch.
If you'd like to make the project go significantly quicker, invest in the ad-free, printable PDF so that you can follow the line-by-line written instructions along with the graph pattern. You can purchase the PDF from Etsy here and from LoveCrafts.com here.
• Borders are worked in the round with RS of blanket facing throughout.
• Borders are worked the same regardless of blanket size.
• If working solid colored bunny, simply use Color B as your accent color in Border 2.
• See photo in blog post above for close-up of borders.
Using Color A yarn already attached:
Ch 3 (counts as sc and 2 ch), sk first tile, sc in sp between next 2 tiles, *ch 2, sk tile, sc in sp between tiles; rep from * around blanket. In each corner: [sc, ch 1, sc]. Sl st to first ch from beginning of round to join. Fasten off.
Attach Color D yarn in any sc:
Ch 2 (counts as a first hdc), hdc in next ch2sp, *1 hdc in each sc, 1 hdc in each ch 2 sp; rep from * around blanket. In each corner: hdc in first corner sc, ch 2, hdc in second corner sc. Sl st to first second ch from beginning of round to join. Fasten off.
• See Abbreviations/Glossary section for puff st details and video tutorial on this stitch.
Attach Color A yarn in second corner hdc of any corner.
Ch 2 (does not count as hdc), hdc in same hdc, puff st once around post of hdc and ch 2 held together, sk 1 hdc, *hdc in next hdc, puff st around post of hdc, sk 1 hdc; rep from * around blanket. In each corner ch2sp: [hdc, puff st around post of hdc, ch 1, hdc, puff st around post of hdc]. Fasten off.
OPTIONAL POM POM TAIL
Notes:• If making this blanket for a small baby or child under age 3, please do not add a pom pom tail as it could pose a choking hazard.
• To make pom poms without a pom pom maker, check out this tutorial on how to use a piece of cardboard instead.
To Add Pom Pom Tail:
With Color C yarn (or Color B for solid colored bunny option), make three 2.5” pom poms. Using a tapestry needle threaded with White yarn (or color to match blanket background), tie pom poms together by poking needle through center of each pom. Keep tapestry needle and yarn attached, sew pom pom cluster to blanket by tacking it down in a few different places. Weave in ends.
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More Free Crochet Patterns to Make Next
Now that you're C2C crochet bunny blanket is finished, here are more free crochet patterns you might enjoy. You can always find all our free crochet patterns here.
1. Bunny Hat - a sweet Easter cap in sizes newborn - toddler
2. Carrot Baby Rattle - perfect to pair with your C2C bunny blanket for a baby shower gift
3. Quad Color Throw - seamless + modern and written in baby blanket and couch throw sizes
4. Habitat Cardigan + Video Tutorial - a draped sweater made from a simple rectangle