Knit a Pair of Monster Bum Pants! Get the Pattern FREE!

Knit a Pair of Monster Bum Pants! Get the Pattern FREE!

I first shared these knitted “Monster Bum” pants in 2011 and over the years it’s been one of the most popular posts on KnitHacker – there are over 670 projects on Ravelry! Here’s a pattern to knit your own!

Knit a Pair of Monster Bum Pants! Get the Pattern FREE!

The version you see here was made and shared by Rachel of Remily Knits (she shares a few of the modifications she made, which I think are terrific improvements) – original pattern here.

FREE PATTERN: Grumpybum Monster Longies by Wandering Lady



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  1. Jen

    Is there a pattern available for this? It is adorable!

  2. Lora

    Anyone have a pattern for this. I must get a pair made for my son. Love it!

  3. knithack

    if you click on the image, you’ll be taken to the original maker’s flickr page. send them a message and they might be able to help.

    you could also google “crankypants” which i’m certain these monster bum pants are based on.

  4. Angie

    $80 for the pattern? I don’t think so!

  5. Dena Cable

    I would love a pattern!

  6. jamie

    angie: the $80 was for an actual pair of pants. no pattern is offered.

  7. keri

    Just google “monster pants pattern” — there are several hits. This one looks good:

  8. yvonne browlee

    love these pants is the pattern available some where. I love to make these for both my grand girls.
    small comforts.

  9. Lisa

    Who will make these for me? I am 5’4″, size medium.

  10. tim

    Can anyone make these for me ? Or know of somewhere to buy these ?

  11. nurulafni

    Love these pants. is it thick and does not irritate the skin?

    • Danielle

      It really depends on the yarn that you use!

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