Basic Crochet Sock Monkey

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Basic Crochet Sock Monkey

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Fun and easy sock monkey to crochet. 

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 18 ins (45.5 cm) tall.

Monkey Business

Page 9

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Materials
Patons® Classic Wool (100 g / 3.5 oz; 205 m / 223 yds)
Main Color (MC) (77252 Dark Grey Marl) 1 ball

Correct Text:
Materials
Patons® Classic Wool (100 g / 3.5 oz; 205 m / 223 yds)
Main Color (MC) (77252 Dark Grey Marl) 2 balls



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The materials for this project cost $35.67

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 18 ins (45.5 cm) tall.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Classic Wool Worsted | Dark Grey Marl, 77252Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast A

Classic Wool Worsted | Aran, 00202Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast B

Classic Wool Worsted | Bright Red, 00230Edit Color
$8.49

Patons Pattern Book:

Monkey Business | Monkey Business, 500875Edit Version
$4.95

Takumi Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4.0mm
$5.25

Materials not included in this kit:

  • Small amount of black yarn for nostrils and eyes.  
  • Stuffing.
The materials for this project cost $35.67

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 18 ins (45.5 cm) tall.

MATERIALS

Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Main Color (MC) Dark Grey Marl (77252) 1
Contrast A Aran (00202) 1
Contrast B Bright Red (00230) 1
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension. Small amount of black yarn for embroidery of nostrils and eyes. Stuffing.

GAUGE

17 sc and 18 rows = 4 ins (10 cm).

INSTRUCTIONS

INSTRUCTIONS

 Note: When joining new color, work to last 2 loops on hook of last st. Draw new color through 2 loops, then proceed in a new color.

 FIRST LEG

Note: Stuff Legs as you work.

**With A, ch 2.

 1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.

 2nd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 9 sc.

 3rd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.

 4th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 15 sc.

 5th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.**

 6th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 21 sc.

 7th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

Rep last rnd 5 times more, joining MC at end of last rnd.

With MC, rep 7th rnd until work from beg measures 8" [20.5 cm]. Fasten off. Stuff Leg.

 SECOND LEG

Work as for First Leg.  Do not fasten off.

Cont as follows for Body:

 BODY

Join Second Leg to First Leg by working sl st into last sc of First Leg.

 1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around First Leg, then 1 sc in each sc around Second Leg. Join with sl st to first sc. 42 sc.

 2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

Rep last rnd until work from joining rnd measures 8" [20.5 cm], joining A at end of last rnd.

With A, rep last rnd 6 times.

 Note: Stuff Body and Head as you work.

 Shape Head: 1st rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.

 2nd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sc.

 3rd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.

Cont as established, dec 6 sts evenly around each rnd until 6 sc rem (stuffing Head as you work). Fasten off, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and draw tightly. Fasten securely.

 ARMS (make 2).

Work from ** to ** as given for First Leg.

18 sc.

 6th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

Rep last rnd 6 times more, joining MC at end of last rnd.

With MC, rep last rnd until work from beg measures 8" [20.5 cm]. Fasten off.

Stuff Arm.

 MUZZLE

With B, ch 7.

 1st rnd: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. 3 sc in last ch. Working into opposite side of ch, work 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. 2 sc in last ch. Join with sl st to first sc. 14 sc.

 2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 6 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. 3 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.

 3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 7 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 22 sc.

 4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 8 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 26 sc.

 5th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 9 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of last 3 sc. Join A with sl st to first sc. 30 sc.

 6th rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

Rep last rnd 3 times more. Fasten off.

 TAIL (make 1).

Work as given for Arms.

 EARS (make 4).

With MC, ch 6.

 1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

1 sc in each of next 4 ch. Turn. 5 sc.

 2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.

 3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.

Rep last 2 rows once more. 9 sc.

 Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.

 Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. Turn.

Rep last row once more. 5 sc. Fasten off.

 Joining Ears: With WS facing each other, place 2 Ears tog. Join MC with sl st at lower edge and work 1 rnd of sc through all thicknesses around outer edge to join. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING

Stuff Muzzle lightly and sew to front of Monkey. Attach Ears to either side of Head. Sew Arms and Tail in position as shown. With black yarn, embroider Eyes and Nostrils.