A work-in-progress by yenli_c.
There are sensitive guidelines in place; for example, no stuffed animals with X's for eyes, all toys must be stuffed with hypoallergenic polyfill, and they should be "huggable, but not huge."
Although some questions have been raised about the word "monster" used in connection with the shooting, moderator colorfulsheep wrote on the group's discussion board, "We don’t use the term 'monster' for any specific reason, other than those are the patterns we are using. I chose monsters for this project because they are simple, colorful, fun, and easy to make a wide variety while still retaining some 'uniform' qualities." She added, "I am working with a number of people in connection to those in Newtown. If at any moment, for any time, for any reason, one of my contacts says 'Hey, this may not be the best name', it will be changed immediately."
"I like to think that we're knitting up some protection for these children," wrote user Tivity. "A feeling of safety through the night."