Baby Lion Mane by Christen Haden
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Baby Lion Mane

October 2011
Aran (8 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in single crochet (U.S.)
6.0 mm (J)
206 yards (188 m)
Baby, Toddler
This pattern is available for free.

Let your little one be the king of the jungle! Make this fun circus-inspired hat for Halloween! Pair it with our adult Lion Tamer Hat for a parent/child costume idea! (Lion Brand Yarn)

Lion Brand Pattern #: L10581

SKILL LEVEL: Easy + (Level 3)

Baby (Toddler)
Finished length of front edge About
9 (11-1/2) in.
23 (29) cm

Nature’s Choice Organic® Cotton (Article #480)
2 colors, 1 ball each:
(A) 480-158 Mustard
(B) 480-136 Spice

Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
2–2 1/2 in. (5–6.5 cm) piece of heavy cardboard or credit card

Lion Brand Notes:

Base of Mane is worked back and forth in rows, beg at center back of head. Border is then worked in rounds around the outer edge.

Two rows of loops are worked across the Base for the Mane.

Ears are worked separately and sewn to Base.

Phototutotial showing special construction is provided.

See also L10580 Lion Tamer/Safari Hat

Lion Brand patterns are written in U.S. crochet terminology.
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