Huggling Monster by Claire Fairall Designs

Huggling Monster

Knitting
April 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
49 - 55 yards (45 - 50 m)
12cm /4.5” tall
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These cute little monsters are ready to share hugs with everyone. With their arms held open wide they are a sweet way to send a special hug to anyone who needs one!

Choose between a sun hat or a cap or maybe make both so they can change their look!

They are knitted flat in one piece, with very little seaming.
Simple shaping is used through-out (knit two together or knit front and back)

Hugglings are knitted from the feet up, you will knit two legs then join them before knitting the body- I explain row by row how to do this.

The arm stitches are held on stitch holders until the body is completed. Then slipped back onto the needles to knit each arm.
The sun hat has a cute little flower decoration and the cap has a simple peak knitted and sewn into place.

Hugglings are a quick and easy knitting project suitable for confident beginner knitters.

Full clear making up instructions guide you through the sewin gup of your huggling. Instructions for embroidered eyes are included.

Size 12cm /4.5” tall
Needle size 3.25mm (UK 10 /US 3)
Tension - 22sts x 32 rows = 10cm (4”) st.st. Square
Recommended yarn: - Stylecraft Special Knit DK
Or Paint Box Yarns Simply DK

For each Huggling you will need-
15g of DK Yarn
2 stitch holders
Toy stuffing
2x 12mm black toy safety eyes

Hat or cap approx. 5g of hat colour
Also
Small amount of black and white yarn –

You can use other weights of yarn – thinner yarn will give a smaller Huggling, thicker yarn a larger version. Use needles one size smaller than those recommended for your choice of yarn.