Final Product

Gryffindor Lion Pencil Cover Front

Gryffindor Lion Pencil Cover Back

Supplies

Brown worsted weight yarn
Yellow or tan worsted weight yarn
G/6 (4.0 mm) crochet hook
Stitch marker
Pencil or pen
Tapestry needle

Instructions

With brown yarn, ch 3 and join to form a loop.

Work 6 sc in loop, but do not join.

Sc in each sc around until the desired length. (6 sc)

Fasten off.

Head

Round 1: Using a stitch marker to mark the beginning of the round, join the yellow or tan yarn with a sl st and sc in each sc around. (6 sc)

Rounds 2-3: Work 2 sc in each sc around, in back loops only. (12 sc, 24 sc)

Rounds 4-6: Sc in each sc around, in back loops only. (24 sc)

Rounds 7-8: Sc2tog around, in back loops only. (12 sc, 6 sc)

Fasten off.

Ears

Using yellow or tan yarn, join with a sl st to the side of the head on Round 6.

Ch 1, dc, sc.

Fasten off.

Repeat on other side of Round 6.

Mane

With brown yarn, sl st into Round 1 of head.

Round 1: *Sc, ch 3 in sc**, repeat from * to ** around.

Rounds 2-6: *Sc, ch 3 in sc**, repeating from * to ** around, turning at the ears.

Rounds 7-8: *Sc, ch 3 in sc**, repeat from * to ** around, including top loops.

Fasten off.

Finishing

Using appropriate colors, embroider the lion's eyes, nose and mouth on the front of the head.

Weave in all ends.

Insert pencil or pen

Credit

© Alene. Tutorial posted with permission.





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