Monster Mash

Like any true midwestern girl, October is my favorite month. It kicks off the fall season, pumpkins are ready to harvest and it's time to visit the apple orchards! It also starts the holiday season with one of my favorite holidays, Halloween! This week I put together mini skein kits inspired by my favorite Halloween color ways and I shared some great patterns to go with them! I hope to inspire your holiday creativity as you start this holiday season! Enjoy, and happy making!

Lamina Wrap by Ambah O'Brien

Made specifically for mini skeins, you can throw any color combination at this pattern. Make it longer or shorter, it is easily adjusted to your preferred length. The Halloween mini skein set, Monster Mash, is a fun way to get some halloween color in a beautiful designed scarf. I suggest pairing it with Why Knot's Sole in the color Pewter for the main color, allowing the Monster Mash colors to pop. 

What you'll need:
Needle size: US 5 (3.75 mm)
Yardage: 1250, easily adjusted
Weight: Fingering
Suggested Yarn: Why Knot, Sole, Monster Mash Mini Kit & 1 skein in color Pewter

 Lamina Wrap by Ambah O'Brien Image © Ambah O'Brien

Lamina Wrap by Ambah O'Brien
Image © Ambah O'Brien

 Lamina Wrap by Ambah O'Brien Image © Ambah O'Brien

Lamina Wrap by Ambah O'Brien
Image © Ambah O'Brien

 
 Why Knot, Monster Mash Mini Kit Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

Why Knot, Monster Mash Mini Kit
Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

 

4seasons Halloween by Lalylala

We can't get through Halloween without creating our own adorable monsters. Lalylala's creatures are fun and unique, and give you creative freedom to customize your lil monster. Of course, the mini skein kit (and song) Monster Mash is the perfect pairing for these guys. Now let's get to work, these monsters have some dancing to do!

What you'll need:
Hook size: US B (2.25 mm) (adjust size to your yarn, keeping a tight stitch)
Yardage: 55 - 164 yards
Weight: Sport, easily adjusted
Suggested Yarn: Why Knot, Sole, Monster Mash Mini Kit

 4seasons Halloween by Lalylala Image © Lydia Tresselt

4seasons Halloween by Lalylala
Image © Lydia Tresselt

 4seasons Halloween by Lalylala Image © Lydia Tresselt

4seasons Halloween by Lalylala
Image © Lydia Tresselt

 
 Why Knot, Monster Mash Mini Kit Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

Why Knot, Monster Mash Mini Kit
Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

 

Halloween is Coming... by Knitting for Breakfast

Although this pattern doesn't fit my mini skein kits (it could be worked to fit, as long as you are comfortable with doing lots of math), I could not help but post this free pattern! Halloween is coming and this festive hat is a fun pattern to get in the spirit! Paired with Why Knot's Steady in Pewter, and Mrs. Crosby Steamer Trunk in Spicy Habanero, these jack-o-lanterns will keep you smiling even after All Hollow's Eve! 

What you'll need:
Needle size: US 4 (3.5 mm), US 6 (4 mm), & US 7 (4.5 mm)
Yardage: 159 - 170 yards
Weight: Sport
Suggested Yarn: Mrs. Crosby, Steamer Trunk, Spicy Habanero & Why Knot Fibers, Steady, Pewter

 Halloween is Coming... By Knitting for Breakfast Image © Knitting for Breakfa

Halloween is Coming... By Knitting for Breakfast
Image © Knitting for Breakfa

 Halloween is Coming... By Knitting for Breakfast Image © Knitting for Breakfast

Halloween is Coming... By Knitting for Breakfast
Image © Knitting for Breakfast

 
 Mrs. Crosby, Steamer Trunk, Spicy Habanero & Why Knot Fibers, Steady, Pewter Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

Mrs. Crosby, Steamer Trunk, Spicy Habanero & Why Knot Fibers, Steady, Pewter
Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

 

Super Simple Hexagon by Leanda Xavian

The hexagon is a very versatile pattern shape, and can be put together to create a variety of garments, toys, and accessories. Create your own color combinations with the Monster Mash and Vampire's Kiss mini skein kits, for a fun, easy, and fast project. There are a variety of hexagon patterns available, I chose the Super Simple Hexagon pattern, for its obvious name sake and I like color combinations that come in 3's. Some hexagon patterns call for 4 colors. Find one that you enjoy and start stitching! 

What you'll need:
Hook size: US G (or smaller) 
Yardage: N/A
Weight: Fingering
Suggested Yarn: Why Knot, Sole, Monster Mash & Vampire's Kiss Mini kit. 

 
 Super Simple Hexagon by Leanda Xavian Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

Super Simple Hexagon by Leanda Xavian
Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

 
 Why Knot, Sole, Vampire's Kiss Mini Kit Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

Why Knot, Sole, Vampire's Kiss Mini Kit
Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

 Why Knot, Sole, Monster Mash Mini Kit Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

Why Knot, Sole, Monster Mash Mini Kit
Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio


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