Amigurumi Lion in a Costume Free Crochet Pattern • The Art of Amıgurumı

Amigurumi Lion in a Costume Free Crochet Pattern

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What does amigurumi means?
The word Amigurumi comes from Japanese. The Japanese call handicrafts knitted with crochet and needle as Ami. The Japanese call the toys that are filled with objects such as fibers or cotton as Nuigurumi. The word Amigurumi is derived as a combination of these two words.

Amigurumi knitting techniques are very easy. You can find many handcrafts prepared with these techniques on my site. What is Amigurumi for beginners in Amigurumi handwork? How to knit amigurumi? In this blog, where you can find the answers to the questions with pictures, you will be able to learn about Amigurumi in all details.

I share in this blog are amigurumi cats, amigurumi dogs, amigurumi fish, amigurumi unicorn, amigurumi penguins, amigurumi parrot, amigurumi giraffe, amigurumi pigs, amigurumi bunnies, amigurumi cows, amigurumi sheeps, amigurumi bees, amigurumi dolls, amigurumi snakes, amigurumi mice, amigurumi elephants, amigurumi pumpkins, amigurumi pandas, amigurumi owls, amigurumi cartoon characters, amigurumi twetters, amigurumi caterpillars and more …

Also I’m sharing new amigurumi free patterns every day.
Todays daily new amigurumi free crochet pattern is Lion
I want to give you some informations about this pattern;

Helpful information

1. The pattern is free and NOT FOR SALE! When posting this pattern on various resources, as well as when translating into other languages, an indication and a link to the author of the description are required!

2. This pattern is intended for those who have the skills of crocheting. Difficulty: medium.

3. A toy, when using the specified materials, turns out to be 30 cm tall, taking into account the mane. Has no removable parts.

Save, knit with pleasure! Share your results and don’t forget to tag me as the author of Pattern!

Designer: Lena Businka

Materials used

Yarnart Jeans yarn (50gr -160m, 55% cotton, 45% acrylic)

Any suitable yarn can be used.

-color 71 (head, arms, legs, tail)

-color 69 (pants)

-color 79 (blouse)

-color 62 (blouse, muzzle)

-color 07 (leg tightening)

Yarn Alize shekerim color 488 (mane)

You can use Pekhorka children’s novelty or other suitable yarn.

Hook No. 2

Eyes on a secure mount # 9 or # 10

Holofiber filler

Brown yarn for nose and eyebrow embroidery (floss or others)

Needle for stitching parts


Good mood!


AR – Amigurumi Magic ring

MR – Amigurumi Magic ring

App – application

ll – lift loop

sc : Single Crochet

inc : Increase

dec : Decrease

tr : Triple Crochet/ Treble Crochet

st: Stitch

dc : Double Crochet

hdc: Half Double Crochet

sl-st : Slip Stitch

ch : Chain : make increase into same stitch as many as the number which is given in front of “inc” abbreviation (exp; 3inc, 4inc..).

FLO : Crochet into front loops only

BLO : Crochet into back loops only

BL : Bobble Stitch – do 5dc all in the same stitch and then yarn over and pull through all the loops on your hook (the original loop + 1 loop for each partially completed dc).

Work description


1 R: 6sc in MR

2 R: (inc)*6 (12)

3 R: (1sc, inc)*6 (18)

4 R: (2sc, inc)*6 (24)

5 R: (3sc, inc)*6 (30)

6 R: (4sc, inc)*6 (36)

7 R: (5sc, inc)*6 (42)

8 R: (6sc, inc)*6 (48)

9 R: (7sc, inc)*6 (54)

10 R: (8sc, inc)*6 (60)

11 R: (9sc, inc)*6 (66)

12 -23 R: 66sc (12 rows)

Eyes No. 9 or No. 10 are inserted between 17 and 18 rows, at a distance of 9sc

24 R: (9sc, dec)*6 (60)

25 R: (8sc, dec)*6 (54)

26 R: (7sc, dec)*6 (48)

27 R: (6sc, dec)*6 (42)

28 R: (5sc, dec)*6 (36)

29 R: (4sc, dec)*6 (30)

30 R: (3sc, dec)*6 (24)

Fasten the yarn, cut, leaving enough for sewing to the body.

We fill it tightly, giving the desired shape to the head.

Ears (2 parts)

1 R: 6sc in MR

2 R: (inc)*6 (12)

3 R: (1sc, inc)*6 (18)

4 -8 R: 18sc (5 rows)

Fold in half, knit at both ends with 9sc, fasten and cut yarn, leaving enough for sewing.


1 R: 6sc in MR

2 R: (inc 3sc in one loop)*2, 1sc, (inc 3sc in one loop)*2, 1sc (14)

3 R: (1sc, inc)*3,1sc, (1sc, inc)*3, 1sc (20)

4 R: (2sc, inc)*3, 1sc, (2sc, inc)*3, 1sc (26)

5 R: (3sc, inc)*3, 1sc, (3sc, inc)*3, 1sc (32)

6 -8 R: 32sc (3 row)

Fasten the yarn, cut, leaving enough for sewing.


1 R: 6sc in MR

2 R: (1sc, inc)*3 (9)

3 -35 R: 9sc

Fold in half, knit at both edges 4sc, cut the yarn, leave the tip for sewing.

Hands (2 parts)

1 R: 6sc in MR

2 R: (inc)*6 (12)

3 R: (1sc, inc)*6 (18)

4-7 R: 18sc (4 row)

8 R: (1sc, dec)*6 (12)

9-10 R: 12sc

11 R: color change12sc

12-37 R: 12sc (26 rows)

Change color every 2 rows, for a striped blouse.

Fold in half, knit at both ends 6sc, trim the yarn.

Legs (2 parts)

1 R: 6sc in MR

2 R: (inc)*6 (12)

3 R: (1sc, inc)*6 (18)

4 R: (2sc, inc)*6 (24)

5 R: (3sc, inc)*6 (30)

6-8 R: 30sc (3 row)

9 R: 6sc, (1sc, dec)*6, 6sc (24)

10 R: 6sc, 6dec, 6sc (18)

11 R: (4sc, dec)*3 (15)

12-14 R: 15sc (3 row)

15 R: (4sc, inc)*3 (18)

16-19 R: 18sc (4 row)

20 R: (5sc, inc)*3 (21)

21-26 R: 21sc (6 rows)

27 R: changing the color to green 21sc

28 R: behind the back wall of the loop 21sc

29-43R: 21sc (15 rows)

Cut the yarn on one leg, do not cut on the other.

Attach yarn to row 28 and knit 1 row of hdc and 1 row sc of 21sc behind the front wall of the loop. Fasten the ends and hide inside the legs.


Cast on 6ch from the second leg and attach to the first leg.

1 R: 21sc on one leg, 6sc on the chain, 21sc on the other leg, 6sc on the chain (54)

2 R: (8sc, inc)*6 (60)

3-13 R: 60sc (11 rows)

14 R: behind the front wall of the loop 60sc

14 R: behind the back wall of the loop color change 60sc

15 R: 60sc

16 R: (8sc, dec)*6 (54)

17 R: (7sc, dec)*6 (48)

18-21 R: 48sc (4 row)

22 R: (10sc, dec)*4 (44)

23-30 R: 44sc (8 rows)

31 R: (9sc, dec)*4 (40)

32-33 R: 40sc (2 row)

34 R: (8sc, dec)*4 (36)

35 R: 36sc

36 R: (4sc, dec)*6 (30)

37 R: 30sc

38 R: (3sc, dec)*6 (24)

39 R: 24sc

Fasten the yarn, cut.

Assembly and design

Sew the muzzle to the head, place it under the eyes.

Sew the ears to the head.

Embroider nose, eyebrows, eyes.

Attach a yarn in the color of the panties in the front and knit 8 rows of 16sc in pivoting rows.

Make the straps for the pants, having typed the required number of air loops, knit a row of psn.

Sew the arms to the body between rows 35 and 36.

Make a slight tightening of the legs.

Customize the pants as desired.

Sew the head to the body.

Cut the yarn for the mane

To arrange a mane:

Attach -2 rows below the muzzle in each loop;

– make markings around the face;

– fasten the yarn to each loop.

Design the tassel on the tail in the same way.

If you do not make a mane, you will get a cute bear cub, only knit the ears 2 rows less and tie a round tail!

Congratulations! Your lion amigurumi cub is ready!

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