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Arctic Kids Knit Studio

Lussi the Lion (English)


This pattern is in English.

Lussi is a loveable soft toy lion. It is knitted top-down in one piece, so there is no need for joining parts by sewing. The pattern has been designed for 2 strands of Sandnes Garn Sunday knitted together, but you can also use any leftover yarn for it. Lussi the Lion can be knitted for babies by adding in a rattle or for bigger kids for endless fun and play.

Sizes: one size

Measurements and gauge:
based on the yarn chosen

Circular needles: long 3 mm [US3]
Double-pointed needles: 3.5 mm [US4]

Yarn: 2 strands of Sandnes Garn Sunday (50 g = 235 m [257 yds]),

Yarn alternatives: Sandnes Garn Merinoull (50 g = 104 m [114 yds]), Sandnes Garn Double Sunday (50 g = 108 m [118 yds]), 2 strands Sandnes Garn Tynn Merinoull (50 g = 175 m [191 yds]), 2 strands of Knitting for Olive Merino (50 g = 250 m [273 yds]), and possibly a small amount of  Sandnes Garn Tynn Silk Mohair (50 g = 212 m (232 yds) (or equivalent) for the mane.

This pattern is digital and will be sent as a pdf-file to your email.