"Friendly Lil Monsters" Swim Cover-Ups

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"Friendly Lil Monsters" Swim Cover-Ups Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Pattern Description:

43 Pages and LOADS OF FUN!!!

Your little one is sure to be the "Friendliest Lil' Monster" on the beach, at the splash parks or in your own backyard or after their bath, this summer while sporting their very own A-D-O-R-A-B-L-E little monster 100% Cotton, Swim Cover-Up!

"Friendly Lil Monsters" Swim Cover-Ups are very unique and stylish and sure to be a hit with your favorite little monster. :)

What's included in this pattern pack?
~ Individual instructions for the following sizes:
0-6m / 6-12m / 12-24m / 3/4T / 5-7yrs / 8-10yrs
~ Individual instructions (including lots of photos) for making each of the Four characters (and tips on making others): Albert B. Alligator, Dexter E. Dragon, Milo N. Monster & Saul T. Shark
~ Another quick note regarding the characters: Each character has their own facial features, there are no two alike. What does that mean? That means there are 4 sets of eyes, 2 different horn styles and even 2 different nostril patterns
~ Additional Tutorials on different crochet techniques (no need to google stitches or techniques that may be new to you)
~The "Belly" of the characters also doubles as a "pocket" for little hands or beach treasures
~ ALL of this and MORE in the 43 Pages of F-U-N that is this pattern!
~ And I can't forget, it also includes Excellent Customer Service if you should need me, I'm always here to help! :D

The following is a list of the approximate amount of yarn needed per size:
0 - 6 months ~ Approximate amount of cotton yarn needed: 400 yards
6 - 12 months ~ Approximate amount of cotton yarn needed: 425 - 450 yards
12 - 24 months ~ Approximate amount of cotton yarn needed: 480 - 500 yards
3 - 4 years ~ Approximate amount of cotton yarn needed: 500 - 525 yards
5 - 7 years ~ Approximate amount of cotton yarn needed: 600 yards
8 - 10 years ~ Approximate amount of cotton yarn needed: 650 - 700 yards

Stitches used in this pattern are: Ch, Sl St, Sc, Hdc, Dc, Sc2tog. For any special sts used, there are photo tutorials included.

This is my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE pattern to date! It includes a lot of great information, techniques and photos and is SO customizable! Mix and match the different character's features to create many other great animals or your own individual character!

***Swim Cover-Up design is an 'A Crocheted Simplicity' Original Design.

Coordinating "Poncho" style pattern pack will be available in just a few short days! :D

The "Girlfriends" Version for girls will be released Friday May 17, 2013. :)

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I apologize but due to the nature of this listing, I can not give refunds. Thank you for understanding.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-6m thru 10 years


  • Crochet Hooks: J10 / 6.00mm; I9 / 5.50mm; H8 / 5.00mm , G6 / 4.00mm

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lily Sugar & Cream

About Designer

About Designer

Jennifer Pionk on craftsy.com

I'm a self-taught crafter, of a variety of different crafts and mediums. My latest passion has been crocheting!
Just over a year ago, we moved up to God's country where the winters can be really long. I needed something to do to pass the time and keep me warm, crocheting was just that "thing"! I found that making blankets for wedding gifts, also helped to keep me warm during the day. ...

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