Leonard the Lion Cub

Added Dec 4, 2011

by missjackieo

Edinburgh, Unite...

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Description

This is a crochet toy which I have made for a friend’s xmas . I often make crochet toys as gifts for friends and relatives ,they always go down well. I got the inspiration for this lion from a flickr group from a crochet designer , but I changed it quite a bit . My favourite part is the crochet detail for the orange mane , I borrowed the idea from the flickr pic . It uses a repeated line of double crochet ,then treble crochet ,double ( i cant quite remember what i did but you just repeat it to make the little curves ) . I made up the tail idea , just sewed on lots of loops then cut them through . I never ended up making back legs ,but i like to think hes just chilling out , sitting oh his hunches lol

Material Notes

yellow wool , orange wool , medium thickness, wee bit of beige felt for muzzle, plastic eyes (i just glue them in with a mini glue gun – since its not for kids ) brown embroidery floss , wadding to fill inside .

Difficulty

Novice

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    Dec 5, 2011, 08.44 PMby freaky-philomeen

    this lion’s so incredibly sweet, love it!!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 05.09 PMby picklelilly

    Adorable!

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      Dec 6, 2011, 10.03 PMby missjackieo

      thankyou , he was fun to make , and really easy too

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    Dec 5, 2011, 02.12 AMby MaggieMoise

    what a cutie patootie!

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      Dec 5, 2011, 10.53 AMby missjackieo

      I find the biggerr the distance is between the eyes the cuter the toy looks – why this is i dont know he he

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    Dec 4, 2011, 07.16 PMby thehootfrommrowliy

    It’s sooooo cute!!!!

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