February 12, 2023

Year of the Rabbit - The Booty Crew

Year of the Rabbit
Free Crochet Pattern 


Super Bulky weight/ Size 6 yarn

Rabbit Body Color - Lion Brand: Hometown ~ Catskills Corner

Rabbit Tail Color - Lion Brand: Hometown ~ Houston Cream 

Rabbit Ear Colors - Lion Brand: Hometown ~ Catskills Corner and Houston Cream 

6.5mm Crochet Hook

15mm Safety Eyes

Poly-fil stuffing

Embroidery Floss - Light Pink

Large-Eye Yarn Needle

Stitch Markers

Premade bow (optional)


mr - magic ring

slp - slip stitch

ch - chain

st - stitch

rnd - round

sc - single crochet 

inc - increase (2sc in the same stitch)

invdec - invisible decrease


Invisible decrease - put hook through the front loop of two single crochet stitches, yarn over and pull up loop (two loops on hook) yarn over and pull through two loops. 

Bobble Stitch - yarn over, insert hook into stitch, yarn over, draw loop back through stitch, yarn over pull through 2 loops. Repeat until you have 6 loops your hook. Yarn over and draw through all 6 loops.

*This pattern is worked from the top down in a continuous round.

*Use a stitch marker to mark beginning of the rows.

*The Booty Crew can be made in any size yarn. So have fun playing with different yarn and hook sizes.  

**You may make and sell finished products from this pattern. Don’t forget to credit Crochet by Sarah Louise as the pattern designer. Please don’t copy or post this pattern or photos as your own.** 

Body for Rabbit:

Body color ~ Catskills Corner

Rnd1: 6 sc in mr (6)

Rnd2: (inc), repeat 6 times. (12)

Rnd3: (inc, 1 sc) repeat 6 times. (18)

Rnd4: (inc, 2 sc) repeat 6 times. (24) 

Rnd5: (inc, 3 sc) repeat 6 times. (30)

Rnd6 - 12: 1 sc in every st around. (30) 

Rnd13: (invdec, 3 sc) repeat 6 times. (24)

Place eyes between rounds 8 and 9, 5-6 st apart. 

Rnd14: invdec, repeat 12 times (12)

Begin stuffing

Rnd15: invdec, repeat 6 times (6)

Fasten off. Leave a long tail for closing hole and shaping booty. Close hole by sewing into front loops only with tail. Pull tight. 

Making the booty: Using the same tail. Insert needle through center hole at Rnd15 and bring out center back at Rnd9. Make line with the yarn insert needle back in center hole at Rnd15. Bring needle through Rnd9 pull yarn tail tightly. Repeat for more definition. Knot and fasten off. Weave tail in. 

Rabbit Ears: (make 2) 

Catskills Corner 

Rnd1: 6 sc in mr. (6)

Rnd2: (inc, 1 sc) repeat 6 times. (9)

Rnd3: 1sc in every st around. (9) Fasten off Catskills Corner

Rnd4-6: Attach Houston Cream. 1sc in every st around. (9) 

Fasten off and leave tail. Sew to top of Rabbit’s head

Rabbit Tail:

ch 2, in second ch from hook make a bobble stitch then ch 1.

Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing to top of Rabbit’s butt.

Final Touches for Rabbit:

Sew a bow in-between Rabbit’s ears. Use pink embroidery thread to add a nose to the front of Rabbit’s face.

**Don’t forget to credit Crochet by Sarah Louise as the pattern designer. Please don’t copy or post this pattern or photos as your own. I would love to see your beautiful work. Please share a photo! Don't forget to tag @crochetbysarahlouise and use hashtags (#crochetbysarahlouise, #cbslpatterns, #crochetwithsarah)

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