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Amigurumi Lion
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® - Fun Fur®
Pattern Number: 70580AD One of our menagerie of amigurumi animals, this simple lion is sure to be a favorite.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
7 in. (18 cm) tall

PUBLISHED IN: knit.1


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-130 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Honey

Deep gold


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (A)

860-158 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Mustard

Golden yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (B)

320-126 Fun Fur Yarn: Chocolate Deep, rich brown
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.99
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:
Lion's Ears, Arms and Legs are worked in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


INSTRUCTIONS



BODY FRONT
With B, ch 17.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 16 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures 5 in.

(12.5 cm) from beg.
Fasten off.



BODY BACK
Make same as Front.



ARMS AND LEGS (make 4)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnds 3-7: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.



EARS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Fasten off.



TAIL
With A, ch 10, yarn over with C and draw up a loop (1 ch made), work 3 hdc in 2nd ch from hook.


Fasten off.



FINISHING
Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Body Front.

With A, embroider a straight stitch nose.

Join Body Front and Back with A by working sc evenly spaced around 3 sides through both thicknesses, working 2 sc at each corner.

Before closing last side, stuff Body.

Fasten off A.


Stuff Arms and Legs and sew to Body.

Join C with sl st just above one Arm and sc around to other Arm for mane.

Fasten off C.
Fold Ears in half and sew across corners of head.

Sew Tail to back of Body.


Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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