Are you looking for a small cute amigurumi lion? If you are, then you are really going to love this little king of the jungle. Crochet it today with our step-by-step Tiny Lion Amigurumi Pattern!
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To crochet this lion amigurumi you need:
- Fine (4 ply) semi-cotton yarn Yarnart Jeans (55% cotton, 45% acrylic; 160 m / 50 g)
- 2.0 mm crochet hook
- 8 mm safety eyes or black beads
- Fiberfill for stuffing
- Some black embroidery floss
- Sewing needle and scissors
The height of finished amigurumi lion is about 10 cm (3.9″), if you use the same yarn and hook. The crochet pattern can also work well with the yarn of other weight, but the size of finished toy can be different.
Skill level: easy
If you like other crochet animals, you can find the patterns by the links:
Tiny Bear and Bunny crochet patterns
Tiny Fox Amigurumi Pattern
Tiny Elephant Crochet Pattern
Tiny Deer Amigurumi Pattern
Tiny Dragon Amigurumi Pattern
Tiny Fox Amigurumi Pattern
Tiny Puppy Amigurumi Pattern
Tiny Kitty Cat Crochet Pattern
Tiny Giraffe Amigurumi Pattern
Tiny Lion Amigurumi
Free Crochet Pattern
ch = chain
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = increase (2 sc in one st)
dec = decrease (2 sc together)
sl st = slip stitch
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
tr = treble crochet
(..) = repeat the instructions in brackets the given number of times
[..] = total number of stitches
The head, body and legs of this tiny amigurumi lion are crocheted as one piece. They’re joined in the course of crocheting. Work in continuous rounds using a stitch marker.
Crochet with yellow yarn.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring 
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 3: (sc in next st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 6: (sc in next 4 st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 7: (sc in next 5 st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 8-13: sc in all 42 st 
Rnd 14: (sc in next 5 st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Insert safety eyes between Rnd 11 and Rnd 12 (7 st in between the eyes).
Rnd 15: (sc in next 4 st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 16: (sc in next 3 st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 17: (sc in next 2 st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Stuff with fiberfill.
Rnd 18: (sc in next st, dec) repeat 6 times 
Add more stuffing. The head is done. Continue working on the body.
Stuff as you go.
Rnd 19: sc in all 12 st 
Rnd 20: (sc in next st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 21: sc in all 18 st 
Rnd 22: (sc in next 2 st, inc) repeat 6 times 
Rnd 23: sc in all 24 st 
Rnd 24: (sc in next 11 st, inc) repeat 2 times 
Rnd 25-29: sc in all 26 st 
Now you’re going to crochet legs. Divide the body in two equal parts with stitch marker (each part consists of 13 st).
Rnd 1: crochet the first round of the leg: make sc in each st till the marker then turn and crochet on the other side of the body, forming a circle 
Rnd 2-5: sc in all 13 st 
Rnd 6: (dec) repeat 6 times 
Fasten off leaving a small tail. Weave in the yarn tail in front loops of the rest 7 stitches, then pull to close the hole. Hide the end.
Join yellow yarn between the legs and crochet the second leg on the rest 13 st of the body in the same way.
Arms (make 2):
Work with yellow yarn.
Rnd 1: 5 sc in magic ring 
Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 5 times 
Rnd 3-5: sc in all 10 st 
Stuff the bottom of the arm with fiberfill.
Rnd 6: (sc in next st, dec) repeat 3 times, sc in next st 
Rnd 7-11: sc in all 7 st 
Flatten the edges and crochet 3 sc through the stitches of both layers, closing the hole. Fasten off leaving a tail for sewing.