Monkey Puppet
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Monkey Puppet

Crochet a monkey puppet for your favorite little one!

Designed by Loops & Threads™

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Main Color Yarn (MC): 1 Ball of (01043 Grey Marl)
  • Contrast A Yarn: 1 Ball of (01008 Aran)
  • Contrast B Yarn: 1 Ball of (01705 Bright Red)
  • Small quantity of (01040 Black) for embroidery
  • Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
 

Project Instructions

MEASUREMENT
Approx 8" [20.5 cm] tall.
 

GAUGE
13 hdc and 11 rows = 4" [10 cm].
 

ABBREVIATIONS
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Hdc = Half double crochet
Pat = Pattern
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
RS = Right side
Sc = Single crochet
Sl st = Slip stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together
Tr = Treble crochet
WS = Wrong side
Yoh = Yarn over hook
 

Main Body
Note: Ch 2 does not count as hdc.
**With MC, ch 36. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each ch around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 36 hdc.
2nd rnd: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to first hdc.
Rep last rnd until work from beg measures approx 6 ins [15 cm].**
 

Divide for chin and head: 1st row: With A, ch 2. 1 hdc in each of next 18 hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
***2nd row: Ch 2. Yoh and draw up a loop in each of first 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – hdc2tog made. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 hdc. Hdc2tog over last 2 hdc. Turn.
With B, rep last row 4 times more. 8 sts. Fasten off.***
 

Head
With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st to first of rem 18 sts.
1st row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in same sp as sl st.
1 hdc each of next 17 hdc. Turn.
Work from *** to *** as given above, omitting reference to color change.
 

Face
With B, ch 10.
1st row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. 8 hdc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 2. 2 hdc in first hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last hdc. 2 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
Rep last row twice more.
With A, rep last row twice more. 18 hdc.
 

Next 2 rows: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Turn. Place markers at each end of first row.
Next row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog over first 2 sts.
1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 hdc. Hdc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
Rep last row 4 times more. 8 sts. Mouth: With B, work as given for Face.
 

Ears (Make 2)
With MC, ch 2. 5 sc in first ch. Join with sl st to first sc to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 10 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 15 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sc.
4th to 6th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
7th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 15 sc.
8th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 10 sc. Fasten off.
Work Main Body in Stripe Pat.

FINISHING
Sew Face and Mouth between markers and foundation chains. Sew rem sides of Mouth to Chin and rem side of Face to Head (see diagrams). With black yarn embroider eyes and nostrils using Satin Stitch.
 

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