Monster Al and his Friends
Finished toy size: approximately 7” (17.5cm) sitting, 11.5” (29cm) standing
Yarn: Generally, you will need approximately less than two balls of novelty yarn for the body such as Fun Fur or Fancy Fur by Lion’s brand, or Bernat Boa, and Divine or Allure by Patons. You will also need less than a ball of medium weight yarn in complimenting colors for legs and arms, remnants of medium weight yarn for the feet, fingers, nose, lips, eye patch, and hair. This is a great project to use up various remnants of yarn. If using Tizzy by Bernat you need only one string.
Body: Depending on the body you choose you will need about 25 - 30 yards of Fancy Fur or Fun Fur by Lions Brand or Boa by Bernat, and about 25- 30 yards of Divine or Allure by Patons for slimmer body. About 30 - 40 yards of Fancy Fur or Fun Fur by Lions Brand or Boa by Bernat and about 30- 40 yards of Divine or Allure by Patons for the rounder body.
Arms: about 20 – 25 yards total of medium weight yarn in two or three colors for each arm.
Legs: about 23 – 30 yards total of medium weight yarn in two or three colors for each leg.
Eye patch: about 3 - 4 yards of medium weight white yarn for each eye patch.
Nose: about 3-4 yards of medium weight light orange or peach yarn.
Lips: about 4 – 5 yards of medium weight red yarn.
The pattern has chart, some photo tutorial, written instruction row by row. It also gives you option to recreate specific monster, or you can create your very own.
Added bonus: This PDF pattern includes adventurous story about Monster Al and his Friends.