Amigurumi Little Lion Free Crochet Pattern

Designer: @aquariwool

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One of the free amigurumi crochet patterns we will share today is the amigurumi little lion, whose photos and design belong to lenlenlenlen.com. You can learn how to crochet these little lion using the free amigurumi pattern. Thanks to @aquariwool for this cute lion.

Below you will find some information about this pattern. Remember, you can ask for help by sharing your problem with amigurumi in our Facebook group. Have fun…

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Abbreviations:

R: round
mr = magic ring
SC = single crochet
inc = increase (2 sc in the next stitch)
dec = decrease (join the next 2 stitches into 1)
sl st = slip stitch
st = stitch
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
tr = treble crochet
hdc = half double crochet
F.O = finish off
BLO = back loop only FLO = front loop only
F.O = finish off
[ ] = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
() x6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Materials:

Yarn: Cotton Milk yarn (180m/100gr) with orange, yellow, black and bright brown color
Crochet hook: 2.5mm
Fiberfill for stuffing
Sewing needle, scissors and button

AMIGURUMI LION FREE PATTERN

To make this lion amigurumi you will start crochet from Leg. And from legs continue crochet body and head.

Legs (Make 2)

Leg 1
Start with yellow color yarn
R 1: mr with 6 st [6]
R2: (1 sc, inc) x 3 [9]
R 3: (2 sc, inc) x3 [12]
R 4: (3 sc, inc) x3 [15]
Stuff with fiberfill. Cut yarn and hide the tail.

Leg 2
Make the other leg, don’t cut the yarn. Join leg 1 with sl st.
R 5: 15 sc (leg 1), 12 sc (leg 2) [30]
Continue to crochet the body using the stitches of both legs.

Body

Start with yellow color yarn
R6:04 sc, inc) x 6 [36]
R 7-12: 36 sc (6 rounds) [36]
R 13: (4 sc, dec) x 6 [30]
R 14: 30 sc [30]
R 15: (3 sc, dec) x 6 [24]
R 16: 24 sc [24]
R 17: (2 sc, dec) x 6 [18]
R 18-21: 18 sc (4 rounds) [18]
SI st. Stuff with fiberfill.
Cut the yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Head

Start with yellow color yarn
R 1: mr with 6 st [6]
R2: inc x 6 [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) x 6 [18]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) x 6 [24]
R 5: (3 sc, inc) x 6 [30]
R 6: (4 sc, inc) x 6 [36]
R 7: (5 sc, inc) x 6 [42]
R 8: (6 sc, inc) x 6 [48]
R 9: (7 sc, inc) x 6 [54]
R 10: 54 sc [54]

R 11: (8 sc, inc) x 6 [60]
R 12-19: 60 sc (8 rounds) [60]
R 20: (8 sc, dec) x 6 [54]
R 21: 54 sc [54]
R 22: (7 sc, dec) x 6 [48]
R 23: (6 sc, dec) x 6 [42]
R 24: (5 sc, dec) x 6 [36]
R 25: (4 sc, dec) x 6 [30]
R 26: (3 sc, dec) x 6 [24]
R 27: (2 sc, dec) x 6 [18]
Sl st. Stuff with fiberfill.
Cut yarn and hide the tail.

Ears (make 2)

Start with orange color yarn
R 1: mr with 6 st [6]
R 2: inc x 6 [12]
R3-4: 12 sc (2 rounds) [12]
Not to stuff with fiberfill. You fold top of ear flat and crochet sc through both sides across. (6 sc)
Cut the yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Arms (make 2)

Start with yellow color yarn
R 1: mr with 6 st [6]
R2: (1 sc, inc) x3 [9]
Change to orang color
R 3-7: 9 sc (5 rounds) [9]
Fasten of, stuff 1/2 length of the arms.
Cut the yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Tail

Start with yellow yarn 5ch. At the end of the chain, attach a pom pom of orange yarn. Cut the yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Lion’s mane

Use orange yarn, make a circle of 44 sc around the head of the lion.
(skip 1 sts, 6 dc into 1 sts, skip 1 sts, 1 sc) x 11 (or follow the instruction in the photo below)

Scarf

Start with green color yarn
Make 49 chains. From the 4th chain from hook, you crochet 39 dc.
Cut the yarn

Assembly:

– Sew the ears into the head.
– Sew the head and arms into the body.
– Embroid the mouth and eyebrow of the lion.
– Use the crayon, blusher or embroid pink yarn to make the pinky cheek.
Congrats! Your amigurumi lion is finished!

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