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Mini the Monkey


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In my quest to supply entertainment for my grandson I designed a mini monkey. He loves him as he's totally flexible and easy to carry around. Mini the Monkey is a petite monkey, measuring 30cm/12 inches from head to toe. His tummy measures 25cm/10 inches. His body and legs are knitted as one piece with knee and elbow joints to make him completely flexible. He can be knitted with any worsted weight/Aran yarns. I have tried eyelash, boa, fleecy yarns such as Snowflake and Pipsqueak, or soft chenille. He is knitted flat and assembled. This pattern includes a detailed step-by-step guide; full of photos and tips to help you assemble your monkey. Print warning: It may be best to print just the knitting directions and save the step-by-step guide to refer to as and when necessary on screen or it will drink your printer ink and eat your paper!! Please note this listing is for an instant downloadable knitting pattern, not a physical item. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Cast on/off Increase by knitting into same stitch, front and back Decrease by purling/knitting 2 together Tiny amount of colour work (2 rows) Sewing up/assembly GAUGE n/a SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 30cm/12 inches from head to toe tummy measures 25cm/10 inches SUGGESTED YARN 110 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Ice Yarn Eyelash COLORWAY N/A

Supplies Needed

  • 25 grams/40 yards/30 meters worsted weight (Yarn B)
  • 75-grams/110-yards/100 meters eyelash yarn (Yarn A)
  • Yarn sewing needle

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