Crochet lion amigurumi pattern

Crochet lion amigurumi video tutorial: head

Crochet lion free amigurumi pattern

Designer: Olik Ask (Olga Askarova)

You will need:

  • Yellow yarn: Alize Baby (320 m/100 g) 100% acrylic
  • Beige yarn: Pehorka (300m/100g) 50% wool 50% acrylic
  • 2.5 mm crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Fiberfill

Crochet with two threads!!! (a nose with one)

Abbreviations:
R – row
ch – chain
st – stitch
sc – single crochet
inc – increase (2 sc in one stitch)
dec – decrease (2 sc together)
[…] – number of stitches you should have at the end of the row
(…) – repeat whatever is between the brackets the given number of times

Ears (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
Fold the ear flat and sew.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Head
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
R 5: (3 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
R 6: (4 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [36]
R 7: (5 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [42]
R 8-15: 42 sc (8 rows)
R 16: (5 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [36]
R 17: (4 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
R 18: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
R 19: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 20: 18 sc

Muzzle
With white yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
R 5-7: 24 sc (3 rows)

Nose
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
R 5: (3 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [30]
Switch to yellow yarn:
R 6: (4 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [36]
R 7: (5 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [42]

Fourfold the nose flat, than crochet 2 rows with yellow yarn (view video at 24:08).

Tail
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2-20: 6 sc (19 rows)

Arms (make 2)
With white yarn:
R 1: 7 sc in magic ring [7]
R 2-7: 7 sc (6 rows)
Switch to yellow yarn:
R 8-25: 7 sc (18 rows)

Legs and body are the same pattern like for Crochet deer amigurumi

Legs (make 2)
With white yarn:
R 1: 10 sc in magic ring [10]
R 2-6: 10 sc (5 rows)
Switch to yellow yarn:
R 7-21: 10 sc (15 rows)

Don’t cut the yarn when you’ll finish the second leg.

Continue crocheting the body, starting from the second leg:

Body
R 1: crochet 8 ch from the 2nd leg and join it with the 1st leg, 10 sc on 1st leg, sc in next 8 ch, 10 sc on 2nd leg, sc in next 8 ch (opposite side) [36]
R 2-13: 36 sc (12 rows)
R 14: (5 sc, dec) repeat 5 times [30]
R 15: 30 sc
R 16: (4 sc, dec) repeat 5 times [25]
R 17: 25 sc
R 18: (3 sc, dec) repeat 5 times [20]
R 19: 20 sc
R 20: join arms [20]
R 21: 20 sc

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