Easter Bunny Potholder – Free Tapestry Crochet Pattern

The tapestry crochet Easter Bunny Potholder is the April potholder for my 2022 collection A Year of Potholders.

This fun, little rabbit is a super cute idea to crochet for your kitchen home decor for Easter and Spring!

Easter Bunny Potholder - Free Tapestry Crochet Pattern - Raffamusa Designs

Just like for the Farmhouse Collection, I used tapestry crochet to create a thick and solid hot pad that is safe to use and cute to look at!

A YEAR OF POTHOLDERS

This Easter Bunny Potholder is part of my tapestry crochet collection “A Year of Potholders”!

The idea is to share a new tapestry crochet potholder every month for the entire year, and every potholder has a different theme inspired by a different month.

A Year of Tapestry Crochet Potholders - Free Patterns - Raffamusa Designs

Keep in mind that the free patterns here on the blog will only have the written instructions, while the PDF and ebook have both written instructions and color charts!

Find more Easter and Springtime crochet ideas…

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Tapestry Crochet Easter Bunny Potholder - Free Pattern - Raffamusa Designs

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AD-FREE PRINTABLE PATTERN

The ad-free, printable PDF pattern of the Easter Bunny Potholder including the pattern color chart is available in all my online shops. Get your copy of the pattern on Ravelry, LoveCrafts, or Etsy!

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Spring Into Spring Blog Hop

The pattern of the Easter Bunny Potholder was featured in the Spring into Spring Blog Hop hosted and organized by Jo of Jo’s Crafty Hook.

Visit Jo’s main blog hop page HERE to see all the amazing patterns included and find your next project for Spring!

MATERIALS

  • 3.5-mm (E/4 USA, 9 UK) Hook
  • Aran (4, Medium) Weight Cotton Yarn
  • Tapestry Needle

YARN & YARDAGE

I used GB Wolle Schulgarn, 100% Cotton (50 g, ~95 yds / 87 m) in the following colors and amounts:

  • – Red (1030) – 47.2 yds / 43.2 m
  • – White (1010) – 20.3 yds / 18.6 m

YARN SUBSTITUTIONS

ABBREVIATIONS (US TERMS)

Ch – Chain
RS – Right Side
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
St – Stitch
WS – Wrong Side
Yo – Yarn Over

TAPESTRY CROCHET & INVISIBLE COLOR CHANGES

Or watch the video tutorial on my YouTube channel HERE.

Just keep in mind that while in the video I do consider the initial ch-1 as my first st, for this pattern, the first chain does NOT count as a stitch!

SIZE

6.2” (15.7 cm) by 6.3” (16 cm).

GAUGE

22.5 sc for 21 rows in 4” (10 cm) worked in tapestry crochet.

PATTERN NOTES

  • The pattern is written in 2 sections. The Potholder is worked in rows, the Border in rounds.
  • The potholder is worked entirely in sc.
  • If the pattern says “(A) 5”, it means that you need to sc 1 in each of next 5 sts using color A.
  • At the end of each row, ch 1 and turn.
  • The initial ch 1 does NOT count as a st.
  • All odd-numbered rows are crocheted on the right side. All even-numbered rows are crocheted on the wrong side.
  • (…) – Repeat the instructions within brackets for the indicated number of times.
  • With the exception of the border, the stitch count is always 34 sts.
  • The color chart of the potholder can be found in the PDF pattern.
Easter Bunny Potholder - Free Tapestry Crochet Pattern - Raffamusa Designs

Easter Bunny POTHOLDER – FREE TAPESTRY CROCHET PATTERN

POTHOLDER

(A) Ch 35.

← Row 1 (RS). (A) 34 (starting crocheting from the second ch from your hook). (34 sts)

→ Row 2 (WS). (A) 10, (B) 14, (A) 3, (B) 4, (A) 3.

← Row 3 (RS). (A) 4, (B) 5, (A) 1, (B) 15, (A) 9.

→ Row 4 (WS). (A) 8, (B) 10, (A) 1, (B) 3, (A) 2, (B) 5, (A) 5.

← Row 5 (RS). (A) 6, (B) 6, (A) 3, (B) 12, (A) 1, (B) 2, (A) 4.

→ Row 6 (WS). (A) 3, (B) 1, (A) 2, (B) 14, (A) 1, (B) 6, (A) 7.

← Row 7 (RS). (A) 7, (B) 6, (A) 1, (B) 13, (A) 4, (B) 1, (A) 2.

→ Row 8 (WS). (A) 2, (B) 1, (A) 4, (B) 12, (A) 1, (B) 8, (A) 6.

← Row 9 (RS). (A) 6, (B) 9, (A) 1, (B) 12, (A) 2, (B) 1, (A) 3.

→ Row 10 (WS). (A) 4, (B) 2, (A) 1, (B) 8, (A) 3, (B) 10, (A) 6.

← Row 11 (RS). (A) 7, (B) 19, (A) 8.

→ Row 12 (WS). (A) 8, (B) 18, (A) 8.

← Row 13 (RS). (A) 11, (B) 14, (A) 9.

→ Row 14 (WS). (A) 10, (B) 10, (A) 3, (B) 4, (A) 7.

← Row 15 (RS). (A) 6, (B) 8, (A) 1, (B) 7, (A) 12.

→ Row 16 (WS). (A) 19, (B) 10, (A) 5.

← Row 17 (RS). (A) 4, (B) 12, (A) 18.

→ Row 18 (WS). (A) 18, (B) 13, (A) 3.

← Row 19 (RS). (A) 3, (B) 16, (A) 15.

→ Row 20 (WS). (A) 14, (B) 3, (A) 1, (B) 13, (A) 3.

← Row 21 (RS). (A) 3, (B) 4, (A) 1, (B) 9, (A) 2, (B) 3, (A) 12.

→ Row 22 (WS). (A) 10, (B) 3, (A) 3, (B) 14, (A) 4.

← Row 23 (RS). (A) 5, (B) 9, (A) 1, (B) 4, (A) 3, (B) 3, (A) 9.

→ Row 24 (WS). (A) 8, (B) 2, (A) 4, (B) 4, (A) 1, (B) 7, (A) 8.

← Row 25 (RS). (A) 14, (B) 2, (A) 1, (B) 5, (A) 2, (B) 3, (A) 7.

→ Row 26 (WS). (A) 7, (B) 2, (A) 2, (B) 4, (A) 2, (B) 2, (A) 15.

← Row 27 (RS). (A) 16, (B) 2, (A) 3, (B) 6, (A) 7.

→ Row 28 (WS). (A) 10, (B) 1, (A) 3, (B) 3, (A) 17.

← Row 29 (RS). (A) 19, (B) 5, (A) 10.

→ Row 30 (WS). (A) 10, (B) 3, (A) 21.

← Row 31 (RS). (A) 34.

→ Row 32 (WS). (A) 34.

Border

After row 32, you are still facing the WS and both A and B are at the left, top corner (if you are right-handed, or the right corner if you are left-handed).

Fasten off B.

With A, ch 1, and turn (RS).

Round 1 (RS). Start crocheting along the top side of the potholder. Sc 17. Hanging Loop. Ch 15, sl st back into the last-made sc, ch 1, and turn (WS). Sc 18 inside the loop you just made, sl st back into the last sc of the 17 you made at the beginning of the round.

Sc 17 to complete the top side of the potholder. At the corner, ch 1, and start working on the next side. Sc 32 on the left side, ch 1, sc 34 on the bottom, ch 1, sc 32 on the right side of the potholder. Ch 1, and join the round with a sl st into the first st. (32 sts on top and bottom, 34 sts on left and right sides, 1 ch at each corner).

Fasten off, weave in all your ends.

YOUR TAPESTRY CROCHET Easter Bunny POTHOLDER IS READY!

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