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« on: October 01, 2012 05:02:28 AM »



After being inspired by the Lionheart Project  - three giant crocheted lions created for the Cultural Olympiad, see here for details: http://www.lionheartproject.com - I made a tiny little lion, named Boris by my kids. We went up to London to take him to see the lions, which were on display at the Natural History Museum.







I've done a pattern swap with Louie of Louie's Loops, so the pattern is available there if you want to make yourself a tiny lion of your own: http://www.louiesloops.com/2012/09/as-i-promised-yesterday-check-out.html

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« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2012 06:43:50 AM »

SO CUTE.  I love how you used the bobbles for the mane!  So clever!
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« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2012 07:55:45 AM »

Thanks! I was really happy how they came out, though they do make him a bit top heavy. If you make him it might be a good idea to weight his bottom a bit to help him stand more easily.
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« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2012 10:58:18 AM »

Such a dear little lion. Wasn't he scared of the big ones?  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2012 01:59:11 PM »

Oh no, he's very brave, and besides, they were behind glass! He met the lions in Trafalgar Square too.





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That is adorable!
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« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2012 10:21:14 PM »

He is so cute!! His little face has so much personality!
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