Stuffed Monkey Crochet Pattern


Stuffed Monkey Crochet Pattern

Materials: KNITTING WORSTED, 2 balls (I oz. balls) of Rust and 1 ball of Pink . . . PEARL COTTON, Size 5, 1 ball of Green and scraps of Red . . . Bone Crochet Hook No. 5 . . . Steel Crochet Hook No. 3 . . . 2 black sequins (for eyes).

BODY . . . Starting at bottom with Rust and No. 5 hook, ch 3. 1st rnd: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 3 sc in next ch. 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around, 3rd, 4th and 5th rnds: Sc in each sc around, increasing 6 sc evenly around— to inc 1 sc, make 2 sc in 1 sc. 6th to 13th rnds incl: Sc in each sc around. 14th rnd: ( Skip next sc— 1 sc decreased—sc in next 6 sc) 4 times: 15th, 16th and 17th rnds: Sc in each sc around, decreasing 4 sc evenly around. Break off. Stuff with matching yarn and close opening.

HEAD—Face . . . Starting at center with Pink, ch 3. 1st rnd: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 3 sc in next ch. 2nd and 3rd rnds: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around, 4th rnd: Sc in each sc around. Break off ( this completes face). Work Head as follows: 5th rnd: Attach Rust and make sc in each sc around, increasing 6 sc evenly around, 6th to 10th rnds incl; Sc in each sc around, 11th to 16th rnds incl: Sc in each sc around, decreasing 5 sc- evenly around. Break off. Close opening, stuffing Head with yarn.

ARM (Make 2) . . . Starting at tip of hand with Pink, ch 2. 1st rnd: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around (6 sc). 3rd rnd: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around (9 sc). 4th rnd: Sc in each sc around, increasing 2 sc evenly around ( II sc). 5th, 6th and 7th rnds: Sc in each sc around.

THUMB . . . Working along side of hand, make sc in next 3 sc, turn, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sI st in same place. Break off. 8th rnd: Attach Rust to sc following Thumb on 7th rnd and sc in each sc around, decreasing 2 sc in rnd (9 sc). Stuff with matching yarn. Now make sc in each sc around until Arm measures 71/2 inches in all, including Hand. Break off.

LEG (Make 2) . . . Work as for Arms, making 10 sts in Rust on 8th rnd (instead of 9 sts). Stuff with matching yarn.

TAIL . . . Starting at tip, with Rust ch 2. 1st rnd: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around. Now make sc in each sc around until piece measures 61/2 inches. Stuff with matching yarn.

EAR (Make 2) . . . With Pink, ch 2. 1st row: 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 2nd row: 2 sc in each sc around. Ch 1, turn. 3rd row: Sc in each sc around. Break off.

HAT . . . Starting at tip with double strand of Green Pearl Cotton and No. 3 hook, ch 2. 1st rnd: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around, 3rd to 6th rnds incl: Sc in each sc around, increasing 3 sc evenly around, 7th rnd: Sc in each sc around, sI st in first sc. Break off.

FEATHER . . . With double strand of Red, ch 16, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Break off.

Tack Feather to Hat and sew Hat to Head. Sew Head, Arms, Legs and Tail in place. Sew Ears in place. Sew sequins for eyes. With single strand of Red embroider mouth with outline st.

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