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Celebrate Leos Everywhere with Lion Amigurumi

About two weeks ago I was on the Lion Brand Yarn Facebook page and read a comment from a fan who inquired about crafting a gift for someone who would be giving birth to a Leo. Immediately, I thought, "Awww!" Since I am a Leo myself, I knew I would have to find some lion amigurumi for all the fellow Leos or lion lovers out there.  Lion Brand Yarn has 3 cute lion amigurumi (stuffed animals) patterns available online which would make a great gift for a Leo, especially a baby. I wish someone had knit or crocheted a little lion for me when I was a baby; who doesn't appreciate handmade gifts?

July 23- August 22 celebrates the Leo, a prideful and protective lion who rules the safari but who also has a warmhearted and soft side.


Little Lion Sock Critter (Knit)
Skill Level: Intermediate

Yarn: Wool-Ease in Mustard and Pumpkin
Click here for pattern

Leo Lion

Leo the Lion (Crochet)
Skill Level: Easy

Yarn: Wool-Ease Gold and Chocolate Brown, Chocolate Fun Fur for hair detailing
Click here for pattern


Amigurumi Lion (Crochet)
Skill Level: Easy

Yarn: Vanna's Choice Honey and Mustard, Chocolate Fun Fur for hair detailing
Click here for pattern

Remember, we always encourage Lion Brand Yarn customers to upload any creative designs to the Customer Gallery--you never know; you could see your design in a blog post one day!

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  • Sarah Mancini

    I just crocheted a lion for my baby to be. He/she is going to be a Leo. Love the patterns :)

  • http://twitter.com/apockylypse apockylypse

    Love these! I'm going to have to make me one (or 3) to add to my lion collection.

  • http://twitter.com/tamlking Tammy Armstrong King

    I just love the Little Lion Sock Critter!  I will definitely be adding that to my Christmas knitting for the grandkids!

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