Monsters and Monkeys by Natalie Larson

Monsters and Monkeys

Knitting
January 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 16 rows = 2 inches
in Stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
180 - 400 yards (165 - 366 m)
Newborn, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 2T
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These adorable knit pants are perfect for the monsters and monkeys in your life. The colorwork is easily worked with short rows and duplicate stitch, making it a project suitable for intermediate knitters or advanced beginners who want to learn a bit. The pants work up quickly in worsted weight yarn. With full color charts, along with written instructions, this is the perfect pattern for gift giving

Skills Used: Casting-on, knit stitch, short rows, jogless stripes i-cord creation and duplicate stitch.

Finished Sizes: NB (3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 2T), with a finished inseam of 5 (6, 7, 8, 10, 11)”

Yarn (all with generous estimates):
• Monsters: MC: 100 (120, 140, 160, 180, 200) yards; CC A: 80 (100, 120, 140, 160, 180) yards;
• Monkeys: MC: 100 (120, 140, 160, 180, 200) yards; CC A: 70 (90, 110, 130, 150, 170) yards; CC B: 30 (40, 50, 60, 70, 80) yards;
• Scrap yarn in white (monsters) and black (both)
• All worsted weight yarn – yarn shown Cascade 220 Superwash.