Baby Blanket-Peek-a-Boo Lion

Peek-a-Boo Lion Baby Blanket

Lion Baby Blanket crochet pattern by Darleen Hopkins. Peek-a-Boo Lion #CbyDHPeek-a-Boo! I see you Mr. Lion!  Babies will love the textures of this blanket.  This beautiful baby blanket makes a wonderful shower gift and is perfect for safari themed nurseries!  The border is stitched along with the body of the blanket.  The sweet lion’s face with its furry mane and the lion’s tail are added after the blanket is stitched.

Pattern is written using US terms.

Approximately 38” wide by 40” long

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Approximately 38” wide X 40” long.

SUPPLIES:Lion Baby Blanket crochet pattern by Darleen Hopkins. Peek-a-Boo Lion #CbyDH

YARN: Lion Brand, Vanna’s Choice; 100% acrylic; 100g/3.5oz, 156m/170yds; or equivalent aran/heavy worsted (4) weight yarn

Please note, yarn amounts are approximate. Allow for at least a 10% variance when purchasing yarn.

  • Dark green, #174 Olive, 392 grams 612m/665yds; (4) Skeins
  • Orange, #135 Rust, 61 grams 95m/104yds; (1) Skein
  • Light green, #173 Dusty Green, 148 grams 231m/252yds; (2) Skeins
  • Yellow, #158 Mustard, 85 grams 133m/145yds; (1) Skein (separate into two balls)
  • Beige, #123 Beige, 114 grams 178m/194yds; (2) Skeins (separate one skein into two balls)
  • #100 White, 4 grams, 6m/7yds; (1) Skein
  • #153 Black, 4 grams, 6m/7yds; (1) Skein

HOOKS: I (5.50 mm) hook or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge. G (4.0 mm) hook for lion’s tail only.

OTHER/NOTIONS: Stitch markers, yarn needle.


Pattern is written using US terms.


Easy/Intermediate; must be able to change color mid-row, be able to maintain tension when changing stitch patterns mid-row and be able to work with multiple skeins attached.


Although exact gauge is not essential, if your gauge does not match, your blanket will vary from listed finished size. Preblocked, 13 sc, 14 rows = 4”


Please note, this pattern is copyrighted and may not be reproduced or redistributed. Completed blankets may be sold but please credit Darleen Hopkins as the designer. If selling online, a link to my shop is appreciated.

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