Make your own cute wee sock bunnies with this free pattern and tutorial from Tina at Miss Daisy Patterns. The bunnies can be made with different coloured felt, creating different characters, add accessories such as buttons and bows to customise.
- 1 white sports sock size 6 – 11
- White felt (see pattern for amount)
- Pink felt (see pattern for amount)
- Black felt (see pattern for amounts)
- Craft filler polyester
- White sewing thread
- Black embroidery thread / floss
- Pink yarn
- Scissors (paper & material)
- Sewing needle & embroidery needle with a large eye
- Printer & A4 paper
Download the pattern here and print on A4 paper at 100%
Cut out the pattern amounts and colours listed on the printed pdf.
Cut out a strip of pink felt 12″ x 1″ (not included on the pattern)
Start with the ears, lay the pink felt in the centre of the white felt.
Work a running stitch around the pink felt attaching it to the white felt.
(Guide to the stitches linked at the bottom of this tutorial)
Lay all of the pieces aside for the moment.
Take the sock and lay flat on the table.
Cut in two at the position shown in the image below.
Open up the sock and lay flat with the heel section facing towards you.
Stuff the top section of the sock with the craft filler, this will be the bunny’s head.
Take the sewing needle and the white thread, work a running stitch and pull tight, secure the thread.
Stuff the body with the craft filler.
The heel of the sock will sit forward and the ankle section will sit towards the back of the bunny body.
Take the needle and thread, sew the base of the bunny closed.
Wrap the pink yarn around your four fingers, approximately 30 times, slid off your fingers.
Take a piece of the yarn and tie off the middle of the wrapped yarn.
Cut through the wrapped yarn on both sides. Trim off any excess strands of yarn.
Pull the yarn forward, holding onto the base of the tail.
Sew the tail in place at the base of the bunny body.
Stand up the bunny.
Press the head down onto the body.
Sew around the neckline.
The bunny body will end up looking this.
Take out all of the bunny pattern pieces.
Sew the ears onto the top of the head, pink facing forward and the white of the ears to the back.
Use the toe line of the sock as a guide.
Wrap the strip of pink felt around the bunny’s neck and position the heart as shown in the image. Sew in place.
Sew the eyes and nose in place.
Take the embroidery needle and the black floss / thread, using the 6 strands thread the needle.
Sew the bunny mouth in place, using the back stitch.
Sew the whiskers in place.
Overlap the felt feet as shown in the image below.
Place the bunny on top of the feet.
Sew the felt in place using a running stitch.
Your cute wee bunny is all ready to hug.