Landon the Lion (Twee Toys Collection)

by - March 24, 2019

Landon the Lion is an adorable stuffed animal amigurumi pattern! He’s a little King of the Jungle, and will make a great children’s gift for any kid who loves safari animals!  Landon is crocheted with yarn held doubled and works up quickly.

This 8-page pattern includes written instructions and photo references.  This project is suitable for familiar beginner to intermediate crocheters who are familiar with the basic amigurumi stitches and principles of doll-making.  That includes sewing parts together, sewing details (e.g., mouth, nose, paws), and changing yarn color.

Did you know...? I also used Landon the Lion in my Lion Brand Yarn Shelfie Challenge!  Click to see photos that I took for my Shelfies!

And, just for the heck of it... Here's a 10-second video of me knitting Landon his scarf while he sits and waits patiently.  (This is what I imagine happening when mothers knit for their babies... lol!)

Finished Measurements

6 inches (15 centimeters) in height


Familiar beginner / intermediate. Requires familiarity with stitches used (below), changing colors, sewing parts together, and sewing details (e.g., mouth, nose, paws).

Stitches/Terms Used (Written in US Terminology)

Magic ring (MR)
Chain (ch)
Slip stitch (sl st)
Single crochet (sc)
Half double crochet (hdc)
Double crochet (dc)
Front loop only (FLO)
Back loop only (BLO)


  • Medium weight (4) yarn in colors for primary body (yellow), secondary body (white), and mane/hair (brown)
  • Scraps of dark brown yarn for sewing details
  • 3.75 mm hook
  • Fiberfill stuffing
  • 12mm plastic safety eyes
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

(Also available on Etsy)

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This pattern is © 2019 Sweet Softies ( For personal use only. You may not copy, alter, or sell this pattern in any way. You may sell finished items made with this pattern if you credit Sweet Softies as the designer and link to my website, Etsy shop, or Facebook page. No wholesale.

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