Amigurumi Lion Crochet Free Pattern

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One of the free amigurumi crochet patterns we will share today is the amigurumi lion. You can learn how to crochet these lion using the free amigurumi pattern.

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Materials

Yarn: Red Heart daffodil, red heart purple, red heart light purple, red heart blue, red heart spring green, red heart perfect pink, red heart orange, red heart buff
Hook Sizes: E hook
15 mm safety eyes
scissors
sewing needle
stitch marker
fiber fill stuffing
black embroidery thread
brown felt

Abbreviations

MR= Magic Ring
sc= single crochet
inc= increase
dec= decrease
(4 sc, inc) x 6= repeat pattern between parentheses 6 times

AMIGURUMI LION FREE PATTERN

Head

With daffodil yarn
1. 6 MR
2. inc x 6= 12
3. (sc, inc) x 6= 18
4. (2 sc, inc) x 6= 24
5. (3 sc, inc) x 6= 30
6. (4 sc, inc) x 6= 36
7. (5 sc, inc) x 6= 42

8. (6 sc, inc) x 6= 48
9-10. sc around
11. (7 sc, inc) x 6= 54
12-13. sc around
14. (8 sc, inc) x 6= 60
15-16. sc around
17. (9 sc, inc) x 6= 66
18-25. sc around place eyes between rows
17 and 18 leaving 13 holes between them.

26. (9 sc, dec) x 6= 60
27. (8 sc, dec) x 6= 54
28. (7 sc, dec) x 6= 48
29. (6 sc, dec) x 6= 42
30. (5 sc, dec) x 6= 36
31. (4 sc, dec) x 6= 30
32. (3 sc, dec) x 6= 24
F/O and leave a long tail for sewing

Body

With daffodil yarn
1. 6 MR
2. inc x 6= 12
3. (sc, inc) x 6= 18
4. (2 sc, inc) x 6= 24
5. (3 sc, inc) x 6= 30
6. (4 sc, inc) x 6= 36
7. (5 sc, inc) x 6= 42
8. (6 sc, inc) x 6= 48
9. (7 sc, inc) x 6= 54
10. (8 sc, inc) x 6= 60
11-16. sc around

17. (8 sc, dec) x 6= 54
18-19. sc around
20. (7 sc, dec) x 6= 48
21-22. sc around
23. (6 sc, dec) x 6= 42
24-28. sc around
29. (12 sc, dec) x 3= 39
30-32. sc around
33. (11 sc, dec) x 3= 36
34-35. sc around
36. (4 sc, dec) x 6= 30
37. (3 sc, dec) x 6= 24
F/O and leave a long tail for sewing

Arms

With one purple and one pink
1. 6 MR
2. inc x 6= 12
3. (sc, inc) x 6= 18
4. (2 sc, inc) x 6= 24
5. (3 sc, inc) x 6= 30
6-9. sc around
10. (8 sc, dec) x 3= 27
11. (7 sc, dec) x 3= 24
12. (6 sc, dec) x 3= 21
change to daffodil
13-16. sc around
17. (5 sc, dec) x 3= 18
18-21. sc around
22. (4 sc, dec) x 3= 15
23-26. sc around
27. (3 sc, dec) x 3= 12
28- 31. sc around
F/O and leave a long tail for sewing

Legs

With one green and one purple
1. 6 MR
2. inc x 6= 12
3. (sc, inc) x 6= 18
4. (2 sc, inc) x 6= 24
5. (3 sc, inc) x 6= 30
6. (2 sc, inc) x 10= 40
7-10. sc around
11. (3 sc, dec) x 4, 20 sc= 36
12. (2 sc, dec) x 4, 20 sc= 32
13. (sc, dec) x 4, 20 sc= 28
14. dec x 4, 20 sc= 24
15. (2 sc, dec) x 6= 18 change to daffodil
16- 36. sc around
37. (sc, dec) x 6= 12
F/O and leave a long tail for sewing

Muzzle

With buff yarn
1. 6 MR
2. inc x 6= 12
3. (sc, inc) x 6= 18
4. (2 sc, inc) x 6= 24
5. (3 sc, inc) x 6= 30
6. (4 sc, inc) x 6= 36
7-10. sc around
F/O and leave a long tail for sewing

Ears

With daffodil yarn
1. 6 MR
2. inc x 6= 12
3. (sc, inc) x 6= 18
4. (2 sc, inc) x 6= 24
5-8. sc around
9. (2 sc, dec) x 6= 18
F/O and leave a long tail for sewing

Tail

With orange yarn
1. 4 MR
2. inc x 4= 8
3. sc around
4. (sc, inc) x 4= 12
5. (2 sc, inc) x 4= 16
6. (3 sc, inc) x 4= 20
7-8. sc around
9. (3 sc, dec) x 4= 16
10. (2 sc, dec) x 4= 12
11. (sc, dec) x 4= 8
change to daffodil yarn
12-43. sc around
F/O and leave a long tail for  sewing

Mane

With each color
make 2 manes with
each color
1. 6 MR
2. (sc, inc) x 3= 9
3. (2 sc, inc) x 3= 12
4. (3 sc, inc) x 3= 15
5. (4 sc, inc) x 3= 18
6. (5 sc, inc) x 3= 21
7. (6 sc, inc) x 3= 24
8-10. sc around
F/O and leave a long tail for sewing

Assembly

Sew the body onto the head. Next sew the arms and legs onto the body. Than sew the tail onto the body. Sew the ears and muzzle onto the head. Sew the mane pieces onto the head. Alternate colors and put one row around the head.
Than put another row behind the first row alternating colors.
Than with black thread embroider some claws on all the paws. For the nose you are going to want to cut a triangle shape out of the brown felt. You can sew it on or glue it on.

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