First Post and First Freehand Amigurumi

Hello everyone, I’d like to share my first post and first pattern attempt at a bunny amigurumi. I think I made the head too small so when I try again I’ll increase another row. He’s also missing a tail cuz I have absolutely no clue how to smack one on him! The ears curving were also a happy accident! Lolol. I’ve just started crocheting about 3½ weeks ago and would love some pointers!
(I’m hoping I did this post right too. I’m always nervous about posting things on new platforms and manage to mess up)

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It’s cute. I am a designer so here’s a few suggestions.
Heads are something I had to fiddle with when it comes to proportions with body.
Make sure there’s 5-7 rows of sc after increases and before decreases. That ensures a more balanced head shape if that makes sense.
For the tail suggestion is to hot glue a pom pom on.
I love how you curved the ears that’s unique and creative. :purple_heart:

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Ooh okay I didn’t think about pom-poms! I shall grab some when I can. Thank you for the compliment on the ears! They really were an accident, but I’m happy with how they turned out! For the rows SC after inc/before dec, I’m happy to see I did get that right (sort of :sweat_smile:). I’m thinking of bringing the stitch count of the head to the same count as the body. I might add another increase row to the bottom as well or something. I’d like the base to be more flat, y’know? Cuz the little guy can’t stand up very well :confounded: Still, thank you for your advice!

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He’s so cute​:heavy_heart_exclamation:
Welcome aboard :heavy_heart_exclamation:

I think the head size is perfect.

As for a tail, make a round little bobble separately and sew it on.
Just poke your needle a few times through the top layer of it’s bum an the bobble. That should secure it. Tie a knot close to the bottom of the tail and hide your end :two_hearts:

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Okay! I’ll give that a shot on this next one I’m attempting!

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It’s very cute I think! One way to get your bunny to sit upright is to place a piece of cardboard or plastic canvas on the botttom ( cut to size).

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Oh thank you! That sounds very clever! :blush:

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Or put a baggie with some sort of material that has weight inside. I don’t remember what they’re called, but I used some that were little plastic bead-like things.

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That’s a good idea too!

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You can also weight it down. Get polybebbles, a stocking sock (the ones you use to try on shoes), fill the sock with a but of the pebbles, tie knot and put inside your bunny. :blush:

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I should read all the replies before replying :joy::two_hearts:

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Oh like those poly beads?

Lol @CraftsbyNicB i did the same thing

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:smiley::joy:

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So cute! You could make a little pompom and sew that on as a tail?

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Hahahaha @CosmikEluminatedC and @CraftsbyNicB

Hey! You know what they say about great minds!

Yes! Those things, :laughing::laughing:

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