Gauge: 5 sts = 1 inch

Finished size of puppet : about 2 inches high

Materials: Small amount of worsted weight ( 4 ply ) yarn in colors white for bunny body, yellow for chick body, pink for bunny ears, small amount of orange , gold or tan for chick beak. 1 pair US size 6 needles.
You will also need a fine tip felt tip marker to mark " eyes" on puppet.

General body directions : With white for Bunny, or yellow for Chick, cast on 12 sts.
Work one row of "k 1, p 1" ribbing.

Change to stockinette stitch, ( knit one row, purl one row ) until length from beginning is about 1 inches high.

Last row : * k 2 tog * repeating between *'s across row.

Cut yarn, leaving a good sewing length. Thread yarn sewing needle, and pull through remaining sts, pull to close top, then sew down back seam.

Ears for Bunny : With pink, cast on 2 sts. Knit each for for 4 rows. K 2 tog, fasten off. Make another ear the same.

Sew wider end of ears to top , each side of head.

With felt tip marker, make 2 "dot" eyes.

With pink yarn, glue on, or tie on a length of yarn, then split the strands of yarn to fray to form whiskers.

Cotton tail for Bunny : With wihite wind yarn around your first 2 fingers about 12 times. Slip off, tie center of loops of yarn together, then cut loop ends. Trim even to form a ball, and sew on to back bottom body of bunny.

Chick beak : With orange, gold, or tan, cast on 1 st. Knit in front and back of st.
K 1 row, p 1 row. K 2 tog, fasten off.

Fold beak in half, then sew the center of this to front , top of head of Chick. Make 2 "dot" eyes with felt tip marker.

These make great Easter basket tuck ins, and also good to enclose in a childs birthday card!