This slightly silly Monster Wear Hat and Mittens will help you play Dress Up Every Day. Keep your head warm all winter with a lined hood-style faux-fur Hat that features in-seam ears and ties closed with a length of ribbon. Your hands will be ferocious, fuzzy, and warm in lined Mittens that have in-seam claws, a set-in thumb, and hidden elastic cinching in the wrist. This is winter wear with personality! Buy the pattern now!
The 8 pages of instructions have 47 meticulous, step-by-step illustrations.
Just for Fun
Feeling totally intimidated by the set-thumb or by working with faux fur? Do you like learning by watching? I’ve made a video sewalong available for purchase with the pattern. It is 3.5 hours long and shows you sizing, pattern assembly, cutting the fabric, a discussion of fabric and materials, helpful tools, tips and tricks for working with faux fur, tips for using fleece instead, perfect finishes, easy shortcuts, and a step-by-step sewalong. I think you’ll love it, but if you don’t find it helpful, you have 2 weeks to let me know for a full refund on the video.
Hat and Mittens: faux fur, berber, fleece, plush fabrics
Hat Lining: light to mid-weight wovens like flannel, lining fabrics
Mittens Lining: lining fabrics
Ear Centers and Claws: any light to mid-weight woven
Hat: 2/3 yd (.6 m) ribbon or cording
Mittens: 2/3 yd (.6 m) single fold bias tape or seam tape, 1/2 yd (.5 m) 3/8” elastic
Hat: Adult S/M (suitable for most) or L/XL (head circumference > 25”/64cm or large hair)
Mittens: Adult XS/S (hand circumference up to 6.5”/16.5 cm), M/L (hand circumference up to 7.5”/19 cm), or XL (hand circumference up to 9”/23 cm)
Working with faux fur, understitching, catch stitching
Hat: Confident Beginner