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Wild Thing

Knitting
June 2014
Highland Handmades Green Ash Worsted
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
6.5 stitches = 1 inch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
100 - 110 yards (91 - 101 m)
9" tall from foot to top of head knit in Worsted weight yarn
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Kits for “Wild Thing,” with beautiful hand-dyed yarn from Highland Handmades, matching project bags and all the notions you need to create your own Wild Thing, are available until August 15, 2014 at Little Skein in the Big Wool’s Etsy shop.

This adorable monster is inspired by Maurice Sendak’s unconventional children’s story, “Where The Wild Things Are.” The pattern has instructions for a basic monster, as well as a monster wearing adorable pajamas, complete with a buttoned flap on his tushie.

Size: Wild Thing stands approximately 9” tall, from top of head to bottom of foot, when knit in worsted weight yarn

Yarn: Wild Thing was designed using Highland Handmades Green Ash Worsted yarn, in colors created especially for this project. Little Skein’s kits include 50g skeins of this beautiful, hand-dyed yarn, although you can also substitute any favorite worsted weight yarn.

Skills needed: To knit this monster, you will need to:

  • Be familiar with toy construction or be an adventurous beginner

  • Knit in the round

  • Increase and decrease stitches

  • Follow instructions for a three-needle decrease