Wicked Chickens Yarn Wickedly Sweet Valentines Monkey Knitting Pattern Great For Valentines Day Or Decorating or Candy Huggers Candy Holder

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Spread the love with yarn this Valentine's Day! This knitting pattern makes the most adorable, romantic, and Wickedly Sweet Valentine's Day monkey, sure to make any one fall in love instantly. This is a great Valentine treat to knit for your family and friends as a holiday gift, or the perfect gift to give your knitting friends for them to make up themselves. This critter is designed to hold candy by hugging a piece in his arms. The pattern also includes instructions to knit the heart he is holding for people who like to steer away from candy. All the sweet with no sugar (or candy consuming guilt!). This money is part of a trio of Valentine's Day friends also available in our shop. https://www.etsy.com/listing/585750625/wicked-chickens-yarn-wickedly-sweet?ref=listing-shop-header-0

This pattern was written by Rebecca Danger for Wicked Chickens Yarn. Rebecca is a prolific knitting pattern designer and author with more than 150 published designs. She is known for her whimsical monster and creature patterns, making her the perfect fit to design some Wickedly Sweet Valentines for us!

More Info:

Skill Level: Intermediate as determined by the Craft Yarn Council. We would recommend this pattern for beginning knitters that are comfortable knitting in the round or who want a bit of a challenge. We have rated it "intermediate" because according to the Craft Council skill level guidelines, anything knitted in the round is intermediate.

Skills used: Basic knit and purl stitches, changing colors, increases, decreases, knitting in the round, picking up stitches, i-cordholding live stitches and coming back to them later, and basic sewing skills.
This pattern is written using Magic Loop Method for knitting in the round. See Rebecca's Frequent Questions page for more info on dpn's vs Magic Loop: http://rebeccadanger.typepad.com/rebecca_danger/frequent-questions.html

Pattern Format: Instant download Adobe .pdf file

Yarn:
35-60 yards of dark brown yarn for body
15-40 yards of tan yarn for feet, nose, and ears
25-50 yards of light pink yarn for sweater
25-50 yards of dark pink yarn for sweater and heart
The heavier the yarn weight, the more yardage needed.

This pattern is written round by round so that you can use any weight yarn you want to create all sorts of sizes of Valentine's friends. Try sock yarn for perfect candy giving friends, or bulky for your favorite Valentine.

Gauge: You pick! Simply knit with your choice of yarn on needles 2-3 sizes smaller than called for to get a tight knit fabric your stuffing wont show through.

Needles: You pick! A 40" or longer circular needle (for Magic Loop Method) in a size right for your yarn. You can also optionally use two double pointed needles in the same size as your circular, but it is not necessary. See the pattern for more info.

Notions: Scissors, tapestry needle, beginning of the round stitch marker (removable or closed) and optional row counter, 12 removable stitch markers, stuffing, one set of safety eye (or other eye choice such as buttons or scrap yarn for embroidery). You can use stitch holders, or an additional any length circular needle, or 2 dpn’s for the legs.

Finished size: Varies depending on the yarn you use. For the samples shown in the pattern we used sock weight yarn and 6mm safety eyes. The finished critters is about 4" tall

This 4 page pattern is very clearly written, and Rebecca offers many tutorials on the techniques used in it on her blog to keep you from feeling confused while knitting: www.rebeccadanger.typepad.com. She also has a Frequent Questions page for instant pattern help: http://rebeccadanger.typepad.com/rebecca_danger/frequent-questions.html.

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