Little lion amigurumi

Little lion amigurumi

One of my very first crochet pattern that turned out good and got many hearts from other crocheters. This little lion amigurumi would make a nice soft toy for little hands and a cute handmade gift for anyone.

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Materials: (I used)
4mm crochet hook
Worsted weight yarn: brown and beige
Scissors
Yarn needle
Fiber fill
Safety eyes and nose

Abbreviations

Note: this pattern can be crocheted with any hook size, use a yarn type that matches the hook you chose.

Special stitch used: loop-stitch ( check out the video tutorial here )

Head: using brown yarn
R1: magic ring, 6sts
R2: with loop- stitch, inc x 6 times, 12 sts
R3: with loop- stitch, (1 st,inc) x 6 times, 18 sts
R4: with loop- stitch, (2 st, inc) x 6 times, 24 sts
R5: with loop- stitch, (3 st, inc) x 6 times, 30 sts
R6: with loop- stitch, (4 st, inc) x 6 times, 36 sts
R7 to 10: with loop- stitch, crochet around, 36 sts
R11: with loop- stitch, (4 st, dec) x 6 times, 30 sts
R12: with loop- stitch, (3 st, dec) x 6 times, 24 sts

lion amigurumi

Now work these last rounds with single crochet
R13,14: 24 sc, 24 sts (begin stuffing)
R15: (2 sc, dec) x 6 times, 18 sts
R16: (1 sc, dec) x 6 times, 12 sts
R17: dec x 6 times, 6 sts ( fasten off)

Face: using beige yarn
R1: magic ring, 6 sc, 6 sts
R2: inc x 6 times, 12 sts
R3: (sc, inc) x 6 times, 18 sts
R4: (2 sc, inc) x 6 times, 24 sts
R5: (3 sc, inc) x 6 times, 30 sts
R6: (4 sc, inc) x 6 times, 36 sts ( fasten off)
Attach eyes and nose, embroider or paint whiskers.
Attach face to the head.

Ears: using beige yarn (make 2)
R1: make 5 sts into ring,ch1, turn (5 sts)
R2: 1 sc,1 inc into next st across, ch 1, turn (7 sts)
R3: 2 sc,1 inc into next st across, ch 1, turn (9 sts)
Attach ears on head.

Body: using beige yarn
R1: magic ring, 6 sts
R2: inc, ( 6 times), 12 sts
R3: 1 sc, inc, ( 6 times), 18 sts
R4: 2 sc, inc, ( 6 times), 24 sts
R5: 3 sc, inc, ( 6 times), 30 sts
R6 to R15: sc around, 30 sts
R16: 3 sc, dec, ( 6 times), 24 sts (begin stuffing)
R17: 2 sc, dec, ( 6 times), 18 sts ( fasten off)
Attach body to the head.

Arms: using beige and brown yarn (make 2)
Start with brown yarn
R1: magic ring, 6 sts
R2: inc x 6 times, 12 sts
Change to beige yarn
R3: (sc, inc) x 6 times, 18 sts
R4,5,6: sc around, 18 sts
R7,8: (sc, dec) x 6 times, 12 sts ( fasten off)
Attach arms to side of the body

Legs: using beige and brown yarn (make 2)
Start with brown yarn
R1: magic ring, 6 sts
R2: inc, ( 6 times), 12 sts
R3: 1 sc, inc, ( 6 times), 18 sts
Change to beige yarn
R4: 2 sc, inc, ( 6 times), 24 sts
R5,6,7,8: sc around, 24 sts (begin stuffing)
R9,10: 2 sc, dec, ( 6 times), 18 sts ( fasten off)
Attach legs to lower side of the body

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Tail: using beige yarn
R1:ch 16
R2: sc in second st from hook, sc in next sts.
Tail’s pompon: using brown yarn, no need to stuff.
Work with loop-stitch
R1: 5 sts
R2: inc x 5 times, 10 sts
R3: (1 st, inc) x 5 times, 15 sts
R4: (1st , dec) x 5 times, 10 sts
R5: dec x 5 times, 5 sts ( fasten off)
Attach tail’s pompon to tail then attach to the back of the body.

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 Enjoy xD

 

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