Sock Monkey Toy

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Sock Monkey Toy

designed by Deb Richey
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Go bananas with this cuddly monkey. 

Single Size
Approximately 21"/53.5 cm long from head to toe, 23"/58.5 cm from tail to head.
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The materials for this project cost $34.93

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size
Finished Measurements
Approximately 21"/53.5 cm long from head to toe, 23"/58.5 cm from tail to head.

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Simply Soft | Chocolate, 9750Edit Color
$8.58

Contrast B

Simply Soft | Bone, 9703Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast C

Simply Soft | Autumn Red, 9730Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast D

Simply Soft | Black, 9727Edit Color
$4.29

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
$2.99

Bent Tip Steel Yarn Needles

Sizes 13 & 16 2/Pkg
$2.50

Bead Stitch Markers

Pink 3/Pkg
$7.99

Materials not included in this kit:

Row counter (optional)

Polyester fiberfill

The materials for this project cost $34.93

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

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

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
Approximately 21"/53.5 cm long from head to toe, 23"/58.5 cm from tail to head.

MATERIALS

Monkey
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast A Chocolate (9750) 2
Contrast B Bone (9703) 1
Contrast C Autumn Red (9730) 1
Contrast D Black (9727) 1

GAUGE

Gauge is not critical for this project. 

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTES
1. Work stitches tightly so that the stuffing will not show through. 
2. Firmly stuff the pieces of the monkey as you crochet. 
3 . Work in continuous rounds. Do not join nor turn at end of rounds. Place marker to indicate beg of round. Move marker up as each round is completed.

 

HEAD & BODY—With B, ch 2. 
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook—6 sts.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around—12 sts.

Rnds 3–5 (inc): Sc in each st around, working 2 sc in 6 sts evenly spaced around—30 sts.

Rnd 6: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 7: Rep Rnd 3—36 sts.

Rnds 8 and 9: Rep Rnds 6 and 7—42 sts.

Rnds 10–13: Rep Rnds 5–8; change to A in last sc of Rnd 13—54 sts. Fasten off B.

Rnd 14–27: With A, sc in each st around.

Rnd 28: *Sc in next 7 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around—48 sts.

Rnds 29 and 30 (dec): Sc in each st around, working sc2tog 6 times evenly spaced around—36 sts.

Rnds 31–33: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 34–43: Rep Rnds 5 and 6 five times—66 sts.

Rnd 44–69: Sc in each st around.

Rnds 70­–78: Rep Rnd 29 nine times—12 sts.

Rnd 79 and 80: (Sc2tog) around—3 sts. Fasten off.

 

MUZZLE—With B, ch 8.
Rnd 1: Work 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 5 ch, 3 sc in last ch; working along opposite side of foundation ch, sc in next 5 ch—16 sc.

Rnd 2: (2 sc in next 3 sc, sc in next 5 sc) twice—22 sts.

Rnd 3: (2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc) twice—30 sts.

Rnd 4: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 5: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around—40 sts.

Rnds 6–8: Sc in each st around.  Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

 

EARS (make 2)—With B, ch 2. Rnds 1–4: Work Rnds 1–4 of Head—24 sts. Fasten off B. Fold ear in half.

Row 5: Working through both thicknesses along outer curve, join A with sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * along outer curve.  Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

 

ARMS AND LEGS (make 4)—With B, ch 2. Rnds 1–4: Work Rnds 1–4 of Body—24 sts.

Rnds 5–13: Sc in each st around; change to A in last sc of Rnd 13. Fasten off B.

Rnds 14–58: With A, sc in each st around.

Rnd 59: Ch 1, flatten top of piece; working through both thicknesses; sc across to close. Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

 

TAIL—With B, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook—5 sts.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around—10 sts.

Rnd 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around—15 sts.

Rnds 4–13: Sc in next 7 sts, hdc in next 8 sts; change to A in last st of Rnd 13. Fasten off B.

Rnds 14–32: With A, sc in next 7 sts, hdc in next 8 sts.

Rnds 33–70: Sc in each st around. Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

 

EYE (make 2)—With D, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

 

FINISHING—With C, embroider mouth on muzzle. With D, embroider nostrils on muzzle. Sew eyes on face. Cut four 4"/10 cm lengths of C and attach to head between sts of Round 1 (for hair). Sew muzzle to front of head. Sew ears to sides of head. Sew legs to bottom of body and arms to sides of body. Sew tail to lower back of body. Weave in all ends.