Crochet Sock Monkey »
InstructionsI only made the Sock Monkey portion of this pattern. I pretty much followed everything exactly, except for the arms and legs.
I made the arms with 28 rows, instead of 26.
I made the legs with 30 rows, instead of 26.
I think these changes makes him look a little more proportioned.
Also, for the decreases on the monkey's body and head, I skipped the ...
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Type of item: Toy
Style: Cute, Retro / Vintage
I used about half of a 50g ball of Red Heart Niki wool in beige. I also used a small quantity of Red Heart Niki wool in cream, black and red. (Red Heart Niki is 80% acrylic and 20% wool - for younger children it is best to use baby wool or 100% cotton) I worked with a 4mm crochet hook, some paperclips as stitch markers and a blunt needle for attaching everything together.
What are you most proud of?
I gave this monkey to a friend to give to her daughter. I was told that she absolutely adores her new monkey, which is just so awesome! :)
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Stick with it! The end result is so cute and children really love this little monkey toy.