Ollie The Lion

Ollie, Lion, Wrath

Ollie The Lion – Wrath:

Ollie is a peaceful lion and very likable, well most of the time anyway. He normally likes to make a cup of tea, curled up in his chair and knit while listening to his favourite music. But if he finds a mistake in his work, you wouldn’t like to be anywhere near him. A single drop stitch is enough to transform him to a wild beast.

– Ollie, what did you do! Look at all that mess! It was nothing but a little mistake, you can’t even tell where it is. Come on, pull yourself together and I will make you a cup of tea while you clean up and then we will fix your knitting.

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Pattern Information

Yarn: Fingering weight, cotton yarn in yellow, brown and white.
For my sample I use Scheepjes Catona in the colorways: Yellow Gold (208), Chocolate (507) and Snow White (106).
Crochet Hook: 2.5 mm crochet hook.
Notions: Fiberfill for stuffing, 8 mm safety eyes, pins, tapestry needle, stitch marker, scissors.

26 stitches and 27 rows in single crochet worked in the round, with 2.5 mm crochet hook = 10 cm.
Gauge is not important for this project. However, changes might affect the finished measurements and the safety eyes size.

Finished Measurements
Approx. 14 cm (5.5 in) tall.

This pattern is written in US terminology.
mc: magic circle
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
inc: increase 1 st. (2 sc in the same st)
dec: decrease 1 st (single crochet 2 sts together)
blo: back loop only
flo: front loop only
sl st: slip stitch
st(s): stitch(es)
rnds: rounds
{…}: repeat enclosed instructions the amount of times indicated
[…]: the enclosed instructions are worked in the same st
(…): total number of sts of the round and/or additional information

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Ollie The Lion is part of the Seven Deadly Sins for crafters series. In the same series you will also find the following patterns:

Angus The Goat

Mica The Magpie

Otis The Cat

Tony The Pig

Beli The Sloth

Pete The Peacock

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You can find the pattern in my Ravelry and in my Etsy shops.

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