Knitted Lion by Lion Brand Yarn
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Knitted Lion

February 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
US 5 - 3.75 mm
3.75 mm (F)
155 - 204 yards (142 - 187 m)
9-1/2 in. (24 cm) tall
This pattern is available for free.

Welcome any month “in like a lion” with this adorable toy lion! Knit your king of the jungle in these coordinated shades or in any colors of your choosing. (Lion Brand Yarn)

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

(A) Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend (Article #5400) 1 ball
(A) Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Roving Wool (Article #5200) 1 ball
(B) Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Glitter Eyelash (Article #5800) 1 ball (for lion’s mane)

Double-Pointed Needles - Size 5
Crochet Hook - Size F-5 (3.75 mm) to attach lion’s tail
Split Ring Stitch Markers
Stitch Holders
Fiberfill stuffing
Small piece of felt for eyes and nose
Sewing needle and thread

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

The animal is knit in the round, starting at the top of the head. The head, torso and legs are one section. The arms and ears are knit separately and sewed on. The tail is braided yarn.

Also available in Martha Stewart section on the Lion Brand site.

Available in different colorways:
L10527 Lemon Chiffon & Orange Topaz
L10528 Fence Post & Rose Quartz

Animals in the set:
L10125 Long Eared Bunny
L10126 Best Friend Bear
L10128 Cute Cabled Lamb
L10527 & L10528 Knitted Lion