Monster Love Mobile
These little monsters carry their hearts, and yours too.
DESIGNER Brenda K. B. Anderson
FINISHED SIZE Mobile measures about 16″ wide from heart to heart along each stick. Larger Monsters stand about 4 1/2″ tall and Baby Monsters stand about 2 1/2″ tall.
YARN Premier Yarns Afternoon Cotton Colors(100% cotton; 136 yd [125 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]; ): #2202 true red (A), 2 balls; #2201 white (B), #2206 fern green (C), #2205 mint blue (D), and #2203 bright blue (E), 1 ball each.
HOOK Size C/2 (2.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. Note: Hook is much smaller than size recommended on yarn label. This is to achieve a stiff fabric that will not show gaps bet sts when stuffed.
NOTIONS St markers (m); yarn needle; embroidery needle; 2 pairs of 12 mm green safety eyes; 1 pair of 12 mm gray safety eyes; 1 pair of 12 mm blue safety eyes; 1 pair of 9 mm gray safety eyes; 1 pair of 9 mm blue safety eyes (all safety eyes can be purchased at www.glasseyesonline.com); ten 1/2″ (13 mm) flat buttons to use as anchors (these will not be seen); 2 wooden dowels measuring 15″ long and 1/4″ in diameter; polyester fiberfill; invisible or matching thread; one 1 1/2″ plastic ring; one spool of white beading thread (can be purchased at www.darice.com); a piece of ribbon for hanging (optional).
GAUGE Rnds 1-6 of Pants-Monster = 1 3/4″ in diameter. 25 sts = 4″ in sc.