This Cheerful Knit Monster and His Zippy Doodads Will Have You Smiling For Days … Now With a Pattern!

This Cheerful Knit Monster and His Zippy Doodads Will Have You Smiling For Days … Now With a Pattern!

Always a popular favorite around here, Kirby-Wirby is truly knit perfection on so many levels — from the rainbow legwarmers to the roller skates to the unicorn helmet – I AM IN LOVE! And did you know that there’s a crochet version? It’s true, his name is Gunther, adapted to crochet by Jennifer Spokane, aka The Left-Handed Crocheter, whose quirky designs I’ve shared several times in the past. What a dream team!

This Cheerful Knit Monster and His Zippy Doodads Will Have You Smiling For Days ...

Get the Kirby-Wirby pattern via Ravelry, designed by fellow Canadian, Heliinä Murray.

Inspiring work from Camp Happy Heart Fibre Arts – connect with the maker behind the cuteness, Heliinä Murray, on Instagram, Ravelry, and Facebook.


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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more. Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.


  1. Sarah

    I love his little bunny!

    • Cassie

      C’est une licorne !

  2. Louise

    Please could you let me know when the pattern is available to purchase?


  3. Jessica

    Same here! Not sure if she would sell the pattern, but I want it!


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