Amigurumi Lion Crochet Free Pattern


Designer:
Instagram: bumbee_crochet

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
Slst – 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)
Fl– Front loop
Number in () at the end is a total number of st in that row.

CROCHET LION AMIGURUMI FREE PATTERN

Head
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR
Rnd 2. inc*6 (12 st)
Rnd 3. (1 sc, inc)*6 (18 st)
Rnd 4. (2 sc, inc)*6 (24 st)
Rnd 5. (3 sc, inc)*6 (30 st)
Rnd 6. (4 sc, inc) *6 (36 st)

Rnd 7. (5 sc, inc)*6 (42 st)
Rnd 8. (6 sc, inc)*6 (48 st)
Rnd 9. (7 sc, inc) *6 (54 st)
Rnd 10. (8 sc, inc) *6 (60 st)
Change yarn colors to brown
Rnd 11. 60 sc
Rnd 12. BLO – 60 sc
Rnd 13. 60 sc

Rnd 14. BLO – 60 sc
Rnd 15. 60 sc
Rnd 16. BLO – 60 sc
Rnd 17. 60 sc
Rnd 18. BLO – 60 sc
Rnd 19. (8 sc, dec)*6 (54 st)
Rnd 20. BLO – (7 sc, dec) *6 (48 st)

Rnd 21. (4 sc, dec)*8 (40 st)
Rnd 22. BLO – (3 sc, dec)*8 (32 st)
Rnd 23. (2 sc, dec)*8 (24 st)
Rnd 24. BLO – (1 sc, dec)*6 (16 st)
Rnd 25. (dec)*8 (8 st)
Fasten off and close the opening.

Muzzle (nose)
Ch 6, from the second chain from the hook
Rnd 1. 4 sc, 3 sc in the last ch, continue working on the other side of ch – 3 sc, inc (12 st)
Rnd 2. 12 sc
Rnd 3. 12 sc
Rnd 4. 12 sc
Rnd 5. (dec, 4 sc)*2 (10 st)

Rnd 6. 10 sc
Rnd 7. 10 sc
Rnd 8. (dec, 3 sc)*2 (8 st)
Rnd 9. 8 sc
Rnd 10. 8 sc
Rnd 11. (dec, 2 sc)*2 (6 st)

Rnd 12. 6 sc
Rnd 13. 6 sc
Rnd 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 FL of the row 12. Crochet – ch 6, turn, starting from the second chain from the hook sc 5, sl st in the next 2 FL of the row 12. Repeat in a spiral way in all remaining FL on the head. If you like a bit more volume in the mane – make ch 8 or 10 instead of 6.

Body
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR
Rnd 2. inc*6 (12 st)
Rnd 3. (1 sc, inc)*6 (18 st)
Rnd 4. (2 sc, inc)*6 (24 st)
Rnd 5. (3 sc, inc)*6 (30 st)
Rnd 6. (4 sc, inc) *6 (36 st)

Rnd 7. (5 sc, inc)*6 (42 st)
Rnd 8. (6 sc, inc)*6 (48 st)
Rnd 9. (7 sc, inc)*6 (54 st)
Rnd 10-17. 54 sc (8 rows)
Change color to white and further continue to change colors (white and gray) every 2 rows.
Rnd 18. (7 sc, dec)*6 (48 st)

Rnd 19. 48 sc
Rnd 20. 48 sc
Rnd 21. (6 sc, dec)*6 (42 st)
Rnd 22. 42 sc
Rnd 23. 42 sc
Rnd 24. (5 sc, dec)*6 (36 st)
Rnd 25. 36 sc
Rnd 26. 36 sc

Rnd 27. (4 sc, dec) *6 (30 st)
Rnd 28. 30 sc
Rnd 29. 30 sc
Rnd 30. (3 sc, dec)*6 (24 st)
Rnd 31. 24 sc
Rnd 32. 24 sc
Rnd 33. (2 sc, dec)*6 (18 st)
Change color to mustard
Rnd 34. 18 sc
Fasten off and cut the yarn. Leave a long tail for sewing.

Arms
Rnd 1. 5 sc in MR
Rnd 2. inc*5 (10 st)
Rnd 3-12. 10 sc (10 rows)
Change color to white and further continue to change colors (white and gray) every 2 rows.
Rnd 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
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR
Rnd 2. inc*6 (12 st)
Rnd 3. (5 sc, inc)* 2 (14 st)
Rnd 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.
Congratulations, you have completed the amigurumi lion pattern.

More amigurumi lion ideas: