Amigurumi Cute Lion Free Pattern

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One of the amigurumi free crochet patterns we will share today is amigurumi lion designed and photos by @bumbee_crochet. Learn how to crochet this cute lion using a free amigurumi pattern. Thanks to @bumbee_crochet 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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Materials

• Yarn: Alize Cotton Gold Tweed (main color) and Alize Cotton Gold
• Hook size: 2.0 mm
• Black embroidery floss for eyes and nose
• Pink embroidery floss for cheeks
• Sewing needle and scissors
• Fiberfill

Abbreviation

MR – magic ring
ch – chain
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
st – stitch
BLO – back loops only
FLO – front loops only
inc – increase ( 2 sc from 1 st)
dec – decrease (2 sc together)
Number in () at the end is a total number of st in that row.

AMIGURUMI CUTE LION CROCHET FREE PATTERN

Head

1. 6 sc in MR
2. inc*6 (12 st)
3. (1 sc, inc)*6 (18 st)
4. (2 sc, inc)*6 (24 st)
5. (3 sc, inc)*6 (30 st)
6. (4 sc, inc)*6 (36 st)
7. (5 sc, inc) *6 (42 st)
8. (6 sc, inc)*6 (48 st)
9. (7 sc, inc)*6 (54 st)
10. (8 sc, inc)*6 (60 st) Change yarn colors to brown
11. 60 sc
12. BLO – 60 sc
13. 60 sc

14. BLO – 60 sc
15. 60 sc
16. BLO – 60 sc
17. 60 sc
18. BLO – 60 sc
19. (8 sc, dec)*6 (54 st)
20. BLO – (7 sc, dec) *6 (48 st)
21. (4 sc, dec)*8 (40 st)
22. BLO – (3 sc, dec)*8 (32 st)
23. (2 sc, dec)*8 (24 st)
24. BLO – (1 sc, dec) *6 (16 st)
25. (dec) *8 (8 st)
Fasten off and close the opening.

Muzzle (nose)

Ch 6, from the second chain from the hook
1. 4 sc, 3 sc in the last ch, continue working on the other side of ch – 3 sc, inc (12 st)
2. 12 sc
3. 12 sc
4. 12 sc
5. (dec, 4 sc)*2 (10 st)
6. 10 sc
7. 10 sc
8. (dec, 3 sc)*2 (8 st)
9. 8 sc
10. 8 sc
11. (dec, 2 sc)*2 (6 st)
12. 6 sc
13. 6 sc
14. 6 sc
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Sew the head to the body before making the mane.

Mane:

Attach brown color yarn to the remaining front loops of the row 12.
Crochet – ch 6, turn, starting from the second chain from the hook sc 5, sl st in the next 2 front loops of the row 12. Repeat in a spiral way in all remaining front loops on the head.
If you like a bit more volume in the mane – make ch 8 or 10 instead of 6.

Body

1. 6 sc in MR
2. inc*6 (12 st)
3. (1 sc, inc)*6 (18 st)
4. (2 sc, inc)*6 (24 st)
5. (3 sc, inc)*6 (30 st)
6. (4 sc, inc)*6 (36 st)
7. (5 sc, inc)*6 (42 st)
8. (6 sc, inc)*6 (48 st)
9. (7 sc, inc)*6 (54 st)
10-17.54 sc (8 rows)

Change color to white and further continue to change colors (white and gray) every 2 rows.
18. (7 sc, dec)*6 (48 st)
19. 48 sc
20. 48 sc
21. (6 sc, dec) *6 (42 st)
22. 42 sc
23. 42 sc
24. (5 sc, dec)*6 (36 st)
25. 36 sc
26. 36 sc
27. (4 sc, dec)*6 (30 st)
28. 30 sc
29. 30 sc
30. (3 sc, dec)*6 (24 st)
31. 24 sc
32. 24 sc
33. (2 sc, dec)*6 (18 st) Change color to mustard
34. 18 sc
Fasten off and cut the yarn. Leave a long tail for sewing.

Arms

1. 5 sc in MR
2. inc*5 (10 st)
3 – 12. 10 sc (10 rows)
Change color to white and further continue to change colors (white and gray) every 2 rows. 13-23. 10 sc
Fold edges together and single crochet them with 5 sc. Fasten off and cut the yarn. Leave a long tail for sewing.

Legs

1. 6 sc in MR
2. inc*6 (12 st)
3. (5 sc, inc) *2 (14 st)
4-27. 14 sc (26 rows)
Fold edges together and single crochet them with 7 sc. Fasten off and cut the yarn. Leave a long tail for sewing.

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