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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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This adorable monster was originally created for a Little Skein in the Big Wool kit (June 2014) , and the pattern is now available for individual purchase.

Wild Thing 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 included 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