Amigurumi Lion Free Crochet Pattern

Designer: Ekaterina Krikun
Instagram: @keti_amigurumi

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One of the free amigurumi crochet patterns we will share today is the amigurumi lion, whose photos and design belong to Ekaterina Krikun. You can learn how to crochet these lion using the free amigurumi pattern. The finished toy is 12-13 cm. Thanks to Ekaterina Krikun for this cute lion.

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MR: Magic ring
Sc: Single crochet
Ch: Chain
Slst: Slip stitch
Inc: Increase
Dec: Decrease
Dc: Double crochet
Hdc: Half double crochet
Rnd: Round



Rnd 1. 7 sc in MR
Rnd 2. 7 inc 14sc
Rnd 3. (1sc,inc)*7=21sc
Rnd 4. (2sc,inc)*7=28sc
Rnd 5. (3sc,inc)*7=35sc
Rnd 6. (4sc,inc)*7=42sc

Rnd 7. (5sc,inc)*7=49sc
Rnd 8-18. 49 sc
Rnd 19.(5sc, dec)*7=42sc
Rnd 20.(4sc, dec)*7=35sc
Rnd 21.(3sc,dec)*7=28sc
Rnd 22. (2sc,dec)*7=21sc
Rnd 23. Randomly make a Tooth in a row. (18)
Eyes between rnd 14-15, distance 6 sc.

Ears (Make 2)

Rnd 1. 7 sc in MR
Rnd 2. 7 inc 14 sc
Rnd 3-4. 14 sc
Rnd 5. 7 dec.

Fasten the thread. Fold the ear, sew.
Leave sewing section.


Rnd 1. 6 MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc 12 sc
Rnd 3. (1sc,inc) 18 sc
Rnd 4. (2sc,inc) 24 sc
Rnd 5-6. 24 sc

Leave a cut for sewing.

Arms (Make 2)

Rnd 1. 6 MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc 12 sc
Rnd 3-4. 12 sc
Rnd 5. 2dec, 8sc= 10 sc
Rnd 6-14. 10 sc

Fill the arms in half.

Legs and Body

We crochet a leg:
Rnd 1. 6 MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc 12 sc
Rnd 3. (sc,inc)3, 6 sc (15 sc)
Rnd 4-7. 15 sc
Fasten the thread, cut.
• Similarly, we crochet the 2nd leg. The thread is no longer cut.

We continue to crochet:
Rnd 1. We crochet 4 ch, we connect sc, the second leg.
It turns out in a circle (38 sc).
Rnd 2. 4sc, inc,2sc, inc, 16sc, inc,2sc, inc, 10sc. (42sc)
Rnd 3-8. 42 sc
Rnd 9. (5sc,dec)*6=(36sc)
Rnd 10. 36sc..(fill with holofiber)

Rnd 11. (4sc,dec)*6=30sc
Rnd 12-13. 30sc
Rnd 14. (Зsc,dec)*6= (24sc)
Rnd 15. 24 sc
Rnd 16. (2sc, dec)*6=18sc
Rnd 17. without change crochet arms on the sides.
Rnd 18. 18 sc


Make 10 ch, crochet in the opposite direction, fasten the thread. Make a brush at the tip of the ponytail.

Spot on the belly

Rnd 1. 6 MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc 12sc
Rnd 3. (1sc, inc) 18 sc.
Leave a piece for sewing.

We crochet a mane.

From each eye, retreat 10 columns to the side.
Then, along the row we go down (22).
And we begin to introduce a hook under the column.
1. We oblige a row, along the entire length of the head.
2. We crochet with double crochets, in each column of increase (2, 3 loops in one column). The mane will be wavy.
3. We crochet without changes. (dc).

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