Rainbow Loom® Bunny Charm

We know how much you love to loom, share it with this fun and creative Easter gift.





Instructions on how to make the charms pictured above can be found by clicking here.

 
 

Craft Time: 60+ minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: C_44721, january2014, easter, easter egg, easter egg filler, kids, handmade, diy, rainbow loom, charm, gift

Materials

  • Rainbow Loom® Kit
  • Rainbow Loom® Rubber Bands – White, Turquoise and Pink
  • Extra Crochet Hook (or Coffee Stirrer)
  • Bead Landing™ Glass Bead Seed, 6/0 – Silver
  • Lined Multi Floss (or Thread)
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Instructions

Step 1
The loom configuration is where the centre column (B; use the diagram as a guide) is positioned one peg off of columns A and C.

Step 2
Thread floss through one black bead. Add one Turquoise rubber band and thread floss back through bead. Pull rubber band through the bead. Slide the bead to the centre. Remove floss.

Step 3
Repeat Step 2 for the other black bead and the pink bead. Set aside.

EARS

Step 1
Add two Turquoise rubber bands in a triangle formation across pegs A1, down to B1 and over to C1.

Step 2
Add two rubber bands at a time as directed below:

  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C1 to C2
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C2 to C3
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C3 to C4
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg A1 to A2
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg A2 to A3
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg A3 to A4.

Step 3
Add one rubber band at a time as directed below:

  • Turquoise: straight up from peg B1 to B2
  • White: straight up from peg B2 to B3
  • White: straight up from peg B3 to B4
  • White: straight up from peg B4 to B5.

Step 4
Take a single Turquoise rubber band and wrap it in a triangle formation across peg A4, down to B5 and over to C4. Wrap this single rubber band around these pegs twice.

Step 5
Take a single Turquoise rubber band and wrap it in around peg B5 four times.

Step 6
Reach hook that is included in kit into peg B5 and grab one of the rubber bands from Step 5, pull it through the peg and move it forward onto peg C4. Reach hook into peg B4 and grab the other rubber band from Step 5, pull it through the peg and move it forward on to peg A4.

Step 7
Reach in peg A4 and pull both rubber bands forward, moving them to A3.

Step 8
Reach in peg A3 and pull both rubber bands forward, moving them to A2.

Step 9
Reach in peg A2 and pull both rubber bands forward, moving them to A1.

Step 10
Reach in peg C4 and pull both rubber bands forward, moving them to C3.

Step 11
Reach in peg C3 and pull both rubber bands forward, moving them to C2.

Step 12
Reach in peg C2 and pull both rubber bands forward, moving them to A1.

Step 13
Reach in peg A1 and pull both rubber bands forward, moving them to B1.

Step 14
Reach in peg C1 and pull both rubber bands forward, moving them to B1.

Step 15
Insert extra crochet hook (or coffee stirrer) into peg B1, grab all rubber bands and gently remove from loom using a side-to-side motion.

Step 16
Repeat Steps 1-15 for second ear. Set aside.

ARMS

Step 1
Add two rubber bands at a time as directed below:

  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C1 to C2
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C2 to C3
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C3 to C4
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C4 to C5.
  • White: wrap a single band around peg C5 four times.

Step 2
Reach hook that is included in kit into peg C5 and grab the bottom two rubber bands and move forward to peg C4.

Step 3
Reach hook that is included in kit into peg C4 and grab the bottom two rubber bands and move forward to peg C3.

Step 4
Reach hook that is included in kit into peg C3 and grab the bottom two rubber bands and move forward to peg C2.

Step 5
Reach hook that is included in kit into peg C2 and grab the bottom two rubber bands and move forward to peg C1.

Step 6
Insert hook into peg C1, grab all rubber bands and gently remove from loom.

Step 7
Repeat Steps 1-6 for second arm.

Step 8
Gently remove from hook and set aside.

HEAD, BODY, LEGS and ASSEMBLY

Step 1
Place a single Turquoise rubber band onto peg B1.

Step 2
Load two rubber bands at a time as directed below:

  • Turquoise: diagonal from peg B1 to C1
  • Turquoise: diagonal from peg B1 to A1
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C1 to C2
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C2 to C3
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg A1 to A2
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg A2 to A3
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg B1 to B2
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg B2 to B3
  • White: straight up from peg C3 to C4
  • White: straight up from peg A3 to A4
  • White: straight up from peg B3 to B4
  • White: straight up from peg B4 to B5
  • White: diagonal from peg C4 to B5
  • White: diagonal from peg A4 to B5
  • Turquoise: diagonal from peg B5 to C5
  • Turquoise: diagonal from peg B5 to A5
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C5 to C6
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C6 to C7
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C7 to C8
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg A5 to A6
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg A6 to A7
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg A7 to A8
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg B5 to B6
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg B6 to B7
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg B7 to B8
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg B8 to B9
  • Turquoise: diagonal from peg C8 to B9
  • Turquoise: diagonal from peg A8 to B9.
  • Wrap a single Turquoise rubber band around peg B9 four times.
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C8 to C9
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg C9 to C10
  • White: straight up from peg C10 to C11
  • White: straight up from peg C11 to C12.
  • Wrap a single Turquoise rubber band around peg C12 four times.
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg A8 to A9
  • Turquoise: straight up from peg A9 to A10
  • White: straight up from peg A10 to A11
  • White: straight up from peg A11 to A12.
  • Wrap a single Turquoise rubber band around peg A12 four times.

Step 3
Slip one of the arms onto hook and attach to peg C5 so that the arm hangs to the outside of the loom.

Step 4
Slip the other arm onto hook and attach to peg A5 so that the arm hangs to the outside of the loom.

Step 5
Take one of the Turquoise rubber bands set aside for an eye and place one loop onto the hook. Firmly holding the other side of the rubber band, twist the loop (hook side) and slip through hook. Place hook through look on other side of black twisted rubber bands and repeat. Repeat for other eye.

Step 6
Thread all loops from Step 5 onto a single Turquoise rubber band.

Step 7
Load a single Turquoise rubber band onto peg A2, twist it three times and stretch to C2.

Step 8
Add “eye band” from peg A2 to C2.

Step 9
Repeat Steps 5-8 for the nose, adding to peg A3 to C3.

Step 10
Place one ear to peg A1 and the other to C1.

Step 11
Take a single Turquoise rubber band and wrap it in a triangle formation across pegs A8, down to B8 and over to C8. Wrap this single rubber band around these pegs twice.

Step 12
Take a single Turquoise rubber band and wrap it in a triangle formation across pegs A7, down to B6 and over to C7. Wrap this single rubber band around these pegs twice.

Step 13
Take a single Turquoise rubber band and wrap it in a triangle formation across pegs A6, down to B6 and over to C6. Wrap this single rubber band around these pegs twice.

Step 14
Continue moving rubber bands forward as directed below:

  • Reach into peg (through capping bands) on peg C12, grab the bottom two White bands and move them forward to peg C11
  • White: from peg C11 to C10
  • Turquoise: from peg C10 to C9
  • Turquoise: from peg C9 to C8.
  • Reach into peg (through capping bands) on peg A12, grab the bottom two White bands and move them forward to peg A11
  • White: from peg A11 to A10
  • Turquoise: from peg A10 to A9
  • Turquoise: from peg A9 to A8.
  • Reach into peg (through capping bands) on peg B9, grab the top two Turquoise bands and move them forward to peg B8.
  • Reach into peg (through capping bands) on peg B9, grab the now top two Turquoise bands and move them diagonally to peg A8.
  • Reach into peg (through capping bands) on peg B9, grab the now top two Turquoise bands and move them diagonally to peg C8.
  • Reach into peg (through capping bands) on peg C8, grab the bottom two Turquoise bands and move them forward to peg C7.
  • Reach into peg (through triangle bands) on peg C7, grab the top two Turquoise bands and move them forward to peg C6.
  • Reach into peg (through triangle bands) on peg C6, grab the top two Turquoise bands and move them forward to peg C5.
  • Reach into peg (through capping bands) on peg A8, grab the bottom two Turquoise bands and move them forward to peg A7.
  • Reach into peg (through triangle bands) on peg A7, grab the top two Turquoise bands and move them forward to peg A6.
  • Reach into peg (through triangle bands) on peg A6, grab the top two Turquoise bands and move them forward to peg A5.
  • Reach into peg (through arms and capping bands) on peg C5, grab the bottom two Turquoise bands and move them forward to peg B5.
  • Reach into peg (through arms and capping bands) on peg A5, grab the bottom two Turquoise bands and move them forward to peg B5.
  • Reach into peg (through capping bands) on peg B5, grab the top two Turquoise bands and move them forward to peg B4.
  • Move two White rubber bands from peg B4 to B3
  • Move two Turquoise rubber bands from peg B3 to B2
  • Move two Turquoise rubber bands from peg B2 to B1
  • Reach into peg (through capping bands) on peg B5, grab the now top two Turquoise bands and move them diagonally to peg C4.
  • Reach into peg (through capping bands) on peg C4, grab the bottom two White bands and move them forward to peg C3.
  • Move bottom two Turquoise rubber bands from peg C3 to C2
  • Move bottom two Turquoise rubber bands from peg C2 to C1
  • Move bottom two Turquoise rubber bands diagonally from peg C1 to B1
  • Reach into peg (through capping bands) on peg B5, grab the now top two Turquoise bands and move them diagonally to peg A4.
  • Reach into peg (through capping bands) on peg A4, grab the bottom two White bands and move them forward to peg A3.
  • Move bottom two Turquoise rubber bands from peg A3 to A2
  • Move bottom two Turquoise rubber bands from peg A2 to A1
  • Move bottom two Turquoise rubber bands diagonally from peg A1 to A1.

Step 15
Thread hook through all rubber bands on peg B1.

Step 16
Take the hook and thread it through the inside of peg B1 so that it is all the way through the rubber bands. Grab the loose rubber band onto the hook and hold onto the other side and pull the loose rubber band through. Thread side you are holding onto the hook.

TAIL

Step 1
Take a White rubber band and wrap it three times onto the hook. Repeat for four more rubber bands.

Step 2
Thread onto a single White rubber band and slip knot.

Step 3
Thread slip knot loop onto a loop on the back and slip knot around and back over itself.

BOW

Step 1
Layer four Pink rubber bands and wrap another Pink rubber band around the centre of a single Pink rubber band three times.

Step 2
Wrap around bunny’s neck.