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He’s the king of the jungle, meet Samson the Lion!  

THE PATTERN INCLUDES:  Row numbers for each step so you don’t lose your place, instructions for making the lion, photos, a list of abbreviations and explanation of some techniques (including how to knit loops), a materials list and recommended yarns. 

TECHNIQUES:  All pieces are knitted flat on a pair of straight knitting needles.  You will need to cast on and off, knit, purl, work increases and decreases, change colours at the ends of a row and sew seams. Samson has a mane of curly hair which is made by knitting loops, and instructions on how to knit loops are included in the pattern.  If you have never knitted loops before, I also have a free tutorial on my website to help you at http://fluffandfuzz.weebly.com/knitting-tutorials/how-to-knit-loops

FINISHED SIZE: The finished lion is 27cm tall (when standing, from tips of toes to top of head).

Language
English
Brand
Independent Designer
Designer
Amanda Berry
Craft
Knitting
Yarn Weight
DK | Light Worsted
Format
Downloadable PDF
Skill Level
Intermediate
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Pages
7
Notes
The eyes are two small black buttons backed with a small amount of white felt fabric, but you could use toy safety eyes or beads instead if you wish.
 
 

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