Boxy Lion Rag Doll Pal by Marie Segares

Boxy Lion Rag Doll Pal

Crochet
November 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.
3.75 mm (F)
52 - 96 yards (48 - 88 m)
Approximately 5.25” (13.5 cm) square after stuffing.
US
This pattern is available for free.

This little version of the beloved big cat is just the right size for being carried around by a little one or to add to gift wrap as embellishment. Includes optional instructions for a hanging loop to use as an ornament. This Boxy version is beginner friendly since it is worked flat in rows using simple stitches with minimal assembly.

Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting flat in rows
Increasing, seaming
Pattern includes linked linked photo tutorials for seaming and optional embroidery stitches

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
Approximately 5.25” (13.5 cm) square after stuffing.

Materials
Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice yarn (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 170 yd/156 m/medium weight) – 1 skein each in 158 Mustard (CA), 123 Beige (CB), 153 Black (CC), and 130 Honey (CD), or approximately 85 yd (78 m) in CA, and 7 yd (6.5 m) each in CB, CC, and CD in any medium weight yarn.

US F-5/3.75 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Fairfield Poly-Fil fiber filling.

1 pair - animal safety eyes - I used Consumer Crafts 24 mm Brown Animal Eyes.

1 - Consumer Crafts 21 mm Animal Nose.

Knit Picks Bent Tip Tapestry Needles.

Knit Picks Locking Stitch Markers.  

Gauge
Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.