Leopold and Lenore

King Leopold and Queen Lenore are the 5th and 6th zoo animal blankie designs! These lovely creatures are quite easy and super fun to make! I can’t wait to see your beautiful Lion and Lioness!
This is a crochet pattern and not a finished item.
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American Crochet Terms
No in-line color changes required
Simple Sewing and Embroidery
Light to Heavy Fringe
detailed pattern notes and full assembly instructions
Charts for fringe placement
surprisingly few ends to sew in!
all crochet parts! Safe for all ages!
medium weight yarn and polyfil!
Difficulty Rating: 

#4/medium weight yarn (I used) in:
·         A – (tan/gold) 430yds/393m
·         B – (off-white) 60yds/55m
·         C* – (dark brown) 120yds/110m
·         D* – (rust) 60yds/55m
·         E – (pink) 5yds/4.5m
·         Black – 20yds/18m
·         Small amount for eye color.
·         * Only small amounts needed for the Lioness
·         Plus an additional 120yds/110m of (color A) for the mane
Crochet Hooks in size:
·         E/4 3.50mm
·         G/6 4.00mm
·         I/9 5.50mm
Tapestry Needle
Stitch Markers
Straight Pins

Stitches Used:
Ch - chain
Sc - single crochet
Sk - skip
Sc2tog - single crochet 2 together
Hdc - half double crochet
Hdc2tog - half double crochet 2 together
Fsc - foundation single crochet (see notes)
BLO - back loop only
MR - magic ring/circle
RS/WS - Right Side/Wrong Side
Lsc – Long single crochet (see feet)
FO - finish off

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