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I have been crocheting since I was a teenager and started designing crochet patterns several years later. I wanted to make a sweater for my daughter and I couldn't read the crochet patterns. I later ...

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Scrappy Lion

from Crochet With Attitude
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Scrappy Lion
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Chain stitch (ch). Slip stitch (sl st). Single crochet (sc).
  • Crocheting in rounds
  • Crocheting 2 pieces together

Pattern Description:

Crochet this floppy little stuffed lion with band-aids on his leg and chest to comfort a sick child and it will quickly become her favorite toy. The head and body are made from separate circles, then crocheted together and the head is sewn to the body. The limbs are worked in the round and then sewn onto the body. The band-aids, nose, eyes, and ears are crocheted separately and then sewn on. The mane is made from scraps of yarn attached like a fringe around the head.

US crochet terminology.


11 rnds = 4"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 13" x 10"


  • Medium weight yarn: 255 yards (233m) light brown, 85 yards (78m) tan, 20 yards (18m) red, 3 yards (3m) black, 3 yards (3m) dark brown, 30 yards (27m) scraps of matching yarn
  • Crochet hooks size G-6 (4mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

376 yards of Worsted weight