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Heidelberg, Gauteng, South Africa

I'm a fibreholic - slightly off beat, dancing to my own tune, a whizz at multi-tasking - I juggle being a wife; mother; fibre artist; author, consulting editor - textiles for Stitches magazine; .. ...

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Lion from African Animal Baby Mobile

from Dana Biddle Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Lion from African Animal Baby Mobile
Lion from African Animal Baby Mobile Lion from African Animals Baby Mobile

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit

Pattern Description:

The African Animal Baby Mobile is made up of 5 African animals commonly found in our national parks and game reserves around the country, they are not quite the Big 5 but they are my favourite five. This pattern is for the lion only and includes instructions for making a mobile. If you would like the patterns for the other animals, hippo, elephant, giraffe and zebra, they are available individually and also as an e-book.


  • DK yarn - yellow, brown, black, blue
  • 3mm knitting needles
  • Super wash merino tops
  • dowel stick
  • elasticised transparent beading cord
  • curtain ring
  • buttons to match your animal
  • crimp beads
  • pliers

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

ColourSpun Natural Designer Yarn


Earth Yellow