Lion Free Crochet Pattern

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Here’s the FREE pattern! Have fun!

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner

YARN: Medium Weight Cotton Yarn (Lace 4) in Yellow, Light Brown, Red, Black and White

OTHER MATERIALS: Polyester Fiber Filling; Yarn Needle

HOOK SIZES: E/3.25 mm

STITCHES USED and ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), decrease (dec), increase (inc), fasten off (F/O).

INSTRUCTIONS: work in rounds (join with a sl st and ch1 at the end of each round) otherwise instructed.

LEGS AND BODY (yellow, black and red yarn)

Make two:

1) starting off with yellow yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8)

2) *1 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (12)

3-4) sc even (12)

5) switch to black yarn, sc even (12)

6) sc even (12); F/O, hide the yarn and stuff the leg

Do no cut the yarn once you have completed the 2nd leg, CH 3 INSTEAD

Merge the two legs together:

7) join the yarn with a sl st to the 1st leg, ch1 and sc in the same st, 11 sc, 1 hdc in each st between the two legs, keep working on the 2nd leg, 12 sc, 1 hdc in each st between the two legs (30)

8) sc even (30)

9) switch to red yarn, sc even (30)

10-17) sc even (30); keep stuffing the body

18) *8 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (27)

19) *7 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (24)

20) *2 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (18); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to attach the body to the head. Finish stuffing the body firmly.

Embroider the JACKET DECORATIONS with yellow yarn (between rnds #14-15 / 16-17 / 18-19).

Make a 4 stitches long line and two knots at the ends.

HEAD (yellow yarn)

1) 8 sc in a mr (8)

2) sc inc around (16)

3) *1 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (24)

4) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (32)

5) *3 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (40)

6-7) sc even (40)

8) *4 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (48)

9-11) sc even (48)

12) *5 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (54)

13-16) sc even (54)

17) *5 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (48)

18) sc even (48)

19) *4 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (40)

20) *3 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (32)

21) *2 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (24)

22) *2 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (18); F/O and cut the yarn.

Stuff the head firmly.

MANE (light brown yarn)

1) work 120 ch, 3 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 3 sc inc into the next 118 stitches (357); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to secure the mane to the head.

Embroider the EYES with black yarn (between rnds #9-10; 6 sts apart).

Embroider the NOSE (between rnds #12-13) and the MOUTH (between rnds #17-18) with light brown yarn.

Embroider the CHEEK LINES below the eyes with red yarn (between rnds #12-13).

EARS (yellow yarn; make two)

1) 6 sc in a mr (6)

2) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (8)

3) sc even (8)

4) *2 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** twice (6)

F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the ear on top of the head.

Attach the ears between rounds #7-8.

ARMS (yellow and red yarn; make two)

1) starting off with yellow yarn, 6 sc in a mr (6)

2) *1 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (9)

3) sc even (9)

4) switch to red yarn, sc even (9)

5-6) sc even (9)

7) *1 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (6); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the arm to the side of the body (between rounds #16-18). Stuff the arm lightly.

TAIL (light brown and yellow yarn)

1) start working with light brown yarn, 4 sc in a mr (4)

2) *1 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (6)

3) sc even (6)

4) *1 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** twice (4)

5) switch to yellow yarn, sc even (4)

6-14) sc even (4); F/O and leave a long string of yarn

to attach the tail to the back of the body (between rnds #8-10). Do not stuff the tail.

BOW TIE (white yarn; work in rows, ch 1 and turn at the end of each row)

1) 4 ch, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 2 sc (3)

2-8) sc even (3); F/O, cut and hide the yarn.

Cut a long string of yarn, wrap it over and over around the center of the bow; use the extra yarn to attach the bow tie to the neck of the lion.

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All Finished.

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