Monkey Toy

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Monkey Toy

designed by Deb Richey
Free Pattern
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Size

Single Size
Approx. 16 ins [40.5 cm] long
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The materials for this project cost $25.80

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Size:

  • Single Size
Finished Measurements
Approx. 16 ins [40.5 cm] long

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Main Color (MC)

Simply Soft | Chocolate, 9750Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast A

Simply Soft | Bone, 9703Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast B

Simply Soft | Autumn Red, 9730Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast C

Simply Soft | Black, 9727Edit Color
$4.29

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size G6/4.25mm
$1.99

Steel Yarn Needles

Size 16 2/Pkg
$1.40

Jumbo Stitch Marker Rings

20/Pkg
$5.25

Materials not included in this kit:

Polyester fill and a Row Counter are required. 

The materials for this project cost $25.80

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

sc = single crochet

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sl st = Slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
Approx. 16 ins [40.5 cm] long

MATERIALS

Monkey Toy
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Main Color (MC) Chocolate (9750) 1
Contrast A Bone (9703) 1
Contrast B Autumn Red (9730) 1
Contrast C Black (9727) 1
One crochet hook size US G-6 (4.25 mm), or size to obtain gauge. Polyester fiberfill. Stitch marker. Yarn Needle. Row counter

GAUGE

Gauge is not critical for this project.

INSTRUCTIONS

HEAD & BODY

With MC, ch 2.

Round 1: Work 6 sc in second ch from hook—6 sts.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—12 sts.

Round 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—18 sts.

Round 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; repeat from * around—24 sts.

Round 5: Sc in each st around.

Round 6: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—30 sts.

Round 7: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—36 sts.

Rounds 8 and 9: Sc in each st around.

Round 10: *Sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—42 sts.

Round 11: Sc in each st around.

Round 12: *Sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—48 sts.

Rounds 13–16: Sc in each st around.

Round 17: *Sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—42 sts.

Round 18: Sc in each st around.

Round 19: *Sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—36 sts.

Round 20: Sc in each st around.

Begin firmly stuffing head and body and continue to stuff as you go.

Round 21: *Sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—30 sts.

Round 22: *Sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—24 sts.

Rounds 23 and 24: Sc in each st around.

Round 25: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—30 sts.

Rounds 26 and 27: Sc in each st around.

Round 28: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—36 sts.

Rounds 29–32: Sc in each st around.

Round 33: *Sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—42 sts.

Rounds 34–36: Sc in each st around.

Round 37: *Sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—48 sts

Rounds 38 and 39: Sc in each st around.

Round 40: *Sc in next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * 2 more times, sc in next 24 sts—51 sts

Rounds 41 and 42: Sc in each st around.

Round 43: *Sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * 2 more times, sc in next 24 sts—54 sts

Rounds 44 and 45: Sc in each st around.

Round 46: *Sc in next 8 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * 2 more times, sc in next 24 sts—51 sts

Round 47: Sc in each st around.

Round 48: *Sc in next 7 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * 2 more times, sc in next 24 sts—48 sts

Rounds 49 and 50: Sc in each st around.

Round 51: *Sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—42 sts.

Round 52: *Sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—36 sts.

Round 53: *Sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—30 sts.

Round 54: *Sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—24 sts.

Round 55: *Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—18 sts.

Round 56: *Sc in next st, sc2tog; repeat from * around—12 sts.

Round 57: (Sc2tog) around—6 sts.

Round 58: *Skip next st, slip st in next st; repeat from * around.

Fasten off.

 

FACE

With A, ch 2.

Round 1: Work 6 sc in second ch from hook—6 sts.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—12 sts.

Round 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—18 sts.

Round 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; repeat from * around—24 sts.

Round 5: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—30 sts.

Rounds 6 and 7: Sc in each st around.

Round 8: Sc in next 15 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; repeat from * 2 more times—33 sts.

Round 9: Sc in next 15 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; repeat from * 2 more times—36 sts.

Round 10: Sc in next 18 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts; repeat from * 1 more time; sc in last 4 sts—38 sts.

Round 11: Sc in next 18 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 7 sts; repeat from * 1 more time; sc in last 4 sts—40 sts.

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

 

INNER EAR (make 2)

With A, ch 2.

Round 1: Work 6 sc in second ch from hook—6 sts.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—12 sts.

Fasten off.

 

OUTER EAR (make 2)

With MC, ch 2.

Round 1: Work 6 sc in second ch from hook—6 sts.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—12 sts.

Lay inner ear on top of outer ear.

Round 3: Working through both thicknesses (inner and outer ear), ch 1, (dc, hdc) in next st, sc in next 7 sts, (hdc, dc) in next st; leave remaining sts unworked.

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

 

ARM (make 2)

With A, ch 2.

Round 1: Work 6 sc in second ch from hook—6 sts.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—12 sts.

Round 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—18 sts.

Rounds 4 and 5: Sc in each st around.

Round 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; repeat from * around—24 sts.

Rounds 7 and 8: Sc in each st around.

Round 9: *Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—18 sts.

Rounds 10 and 11: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off A.  Begin firmly stuffing arm and continue to stuff as you go.

Round 12: Join MC with sc in any st of last round, sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog, *sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * 1 more time—15 sts.

Rounds 13–16: Sc in each st around.

Round 17: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—18 sts.

Rounds 18–34: Sc in each st around.

Round 35: *Sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—15 sts.

Round 36: Sc in each st around.

Round 37: *Sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—12 sts.

Round 38: Sc in each st around.

Round 39: *Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—9 sts.

Round 40: Flatten opening; working through both thicknesses, sc in each st across.

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

 

LEG (make 2)

With A, ch 2.

Round 1: Work 6 sc in second ch from hook—6 sts.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—12 sts.

Round 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—18 sts.

Round 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; repeat from * around—24 sts.

Round 5: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—30 sts.

Round 6: Sc in next 6 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; repeat from * 2 more times, sc in next 6 sts—33 sts.

Round 7: Sc in next 6 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts; repeat from * 2 more times, sc in next 6 sts—36 sts.

Round 8: Sc in next 6 sts, *sc2tog, sc in next 6 sts; repeat from * 2 more times, sc in next 6 sts—33 sts.

Round 9: Sc in next 6 sts, *sc2tog, sc in next 5 sts; repeat from * 2 more times, sc in next 6 sts—30 sts.

Round 10: Sc in next 6 sts, *sc2tog, sc in next 4 sts; repeat from * 2 more times, sc in next 6 sts—27 sts.

Round 11: Sc in next 6 sts, *sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; repeat from * 2 more times, sc in next 6 sts—24 sts.

Round 12: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off A. Begin firmly stuffing leg and continue to stuff as you go.

Round 13: Join MC with sc in any st of last round, sc in each remaining st around.

Rounds 14–37: Sc in each st around.

Round 38: *Sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—21 sts.

Rounds 39 and 40: Sc in each st around.

Round 41: *Sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog; repeat from * around—18 sts.

Round 42: Sc in each st around.

Round 43: Flatten opening; working through both thicknesses, sc in each st across.

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

 

TAIL

With MC, ch 2.

Round 1: Work 6 sc in second ch from hook—6 sts.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—12 sts.

Round 3: Sc in each st around.

Round 4: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st—15 sts.

Round 5: Sc in each st around.

Rounds 6–15: Sc in next 8 sts, hdc in next 7 sts.

Begin firmly stuffing tail and continue to stuff as you go.

Rounds 16–21: Sc in each st around.

Rounds 22–30: Hdc in next 7 sts, sc in next 8 sts.

Rounds 31–39: Sc in each st around.

Round 40: Flatten opening; working through both thicknesses, sc in each st across.

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

 

EYE (make 2)

With C, ch 2.

Round 1: Work 6 sc in second ch from hook; join with slip st in first sc—6 sts.

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

 

FINISHING

Sew arms to sides of body. Sew legs to bottom of body. Sew tail to lower back of body. Using photograph as a guide, with B and yarn needle, embroider a mouth onto the face. With C and yarn needle, sew eyes to face and embroider nostrils. Sew face to front of head. Sew ears to side of head.

Using yarn needle, weave in ends.