Lion baby rattle crochet pattern

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Lion baby rattle crochet pattern

Check out this adorable lion baby rattle crochet pattern!
It could be the perfect gift for a newborn as it makes sounds when shaken. Babies like the sounds and try to grab it with their hands.

Good luck and happy crocheting!

Designed by @happiness_by_kris

Translated by AmigurumiPatterns.me

Materials:

  • Yarn: YarnArt Jeans or Alize Cotton Gold
  • Crochet: 2 – 2.5 mm, depends on how tight you crochet
  • Eyes: 8 – 10 mm safety eyes
  • 60 mm wooden ring (or any other diameter)
  • One bell to insert inside the head
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Stitch marker
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:

  • mr – magic ring
  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • inc – increase (2 sc in the same stitch)
  • dec – decrease (single crochet 2 stitches together)
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • [12] – number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
  • ( ) * x – repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Lion baby rattle crochet pattern:

Semi-ring:

Make 22 ch.
1. From the second chain from the hook make 21 sc, 1 turning chain.
2-7. 21 sc, 1 turning chain
8. 21 sc
Leave a long yarn for sewing.
Join the edges of the semi-ring with sl st on the ring or sew it with a needle.

Head:

1. 6 sc in mr [6]
2. inc * 6 [12]
3. (sc, inc) * 6 [18]
4. (2 sc, inc) * 6 [24]
5. (3 sc, inc) * 6 [30]
6. (4 sc, inc) * 6 [36]
7. (5 sc, inc) * 6 [42]
8. (6 sc, inc) * 6 [48]
9-18. 48 sc [48] (10 rows)
Insert the eyes between rows 14 and 15, 10 stitches apart.
19. (6 sc, dec) * 6 [42]
20. (5 sc, dec) * 6 [36]
21. (4 sc, dec) * 6 [30]
22. (3 sc, dec) * 6 [24]
Start stuffing the head, insert the bell.
23. (2 sc, dec) * 6 [18]
24. (1 sc, dec) * 6 [12]
25. dec * 6 [6]
Fasten off and leave a long yarn for sewing.
Shape the eyes and embroider the face as shown in the pictures.

Muzzle:

Crochet with white yarn
1. 6 sc in mr [6]
2. inc * 6 [12]
3. (sc, inc) * 6 [18]
4. 18 sc [18]
Leave a long yarn for sewing.
Sew the muzzle between rows 15 and 21 of the head.
Don’t stuff with fiberfill.
Embroider the nose with black yarn.
Embroider the face (eyes’ whites, eyelashes, eyebrows).

Ears:

(crochet with same yarn as the head)
1. 5 sc in mr [5]
2. inc * 5 [10]
3. 10 sc [10]
Fold the ear and make 4 sc through both sides. Fold again and make 2 sc through both sides.
Cut the yarn.
Attach the ears between 7-8 rows and sew them.

Mane:

(crochet with brown yarn)
Make 60 ch.
1. From the second chain from the hook: 2 dc in the same stitch, 3 dc in the same stitch. Repeat until the end of the row.
2. 1 turning chain. (2 hdc, hdc inc) * repeat until the end of the row.

Assembly:

Attach and sew the head to the semi-ring.
Sew the mane to the head.
Embroider some stripes on the forehead (optional).

Lion baby rattle crochet pattern result:

Lion baby rattle

We hope you enjoyed this lion baby rattle crochet pattern. If you want to make a more beautiful gift for your beloved ones you can check out @happiness_by_kris‘ account for the premium lion toy crochet pattern or you can check other great patterns from our collection, for example this elephant baby rattle also by @happiness_by_kris.

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Last modified: February 20, 2024

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