Crocheted Year of the Monkey Doll

Materials:

  1. Size F crochet hook.
  2. Light brown, white yarn.
  3. Black buttons for eyes.
  4. Stuffing
  5. Darning needle.

Head and body:

  1. With light brown. 6sc in magic circle.
  2. 2sc in each st around. [12]
  3. (1sc in first st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [18]
  4. (1sc in first 2st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [24]
  5. (1sc in first 3st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [30]
  6. (1sc in first 4st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [36]
  7. (1sc in first 5st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [42]
  8. (1sc in first 6st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [48]
  9. 1sc in each st. For 10 rows. [48]
  10. (1sc in first 6st. Sc2tog.) Repeat around. [42]
  11. (1sc in first 5st. Sc2tog.) Repeat around. [36]
  12. (1sc in first 4st. Sc2tog.) Repeat around. [30]
  13. (1sc in first 3st. Sc2tog.) Repeat around. [24]
  14. (1sc in first 2st. Sc2tog.) Repeat around. [18]
  15. (1sc in first st. Sc2tog.) Repeat around. [12]
  16. This is where the body begins. (1sc in first 3st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [15]
  17. (1sc in first 2st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [20]
  18. 1sc in each st around. For 2 rows. [20]
  19. (1sc in first 3st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [25]
  20. 1sc in each st. For 6 rows. [25]
  21. (1sc in first 4st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [30]
  22. 1sc in each st. For 2 rows. [30]
  23. (1sc in first 3st. Sc2tog.) Repeat around. [24]
  24. (1sc in first 4st. Sc2tog.) Repeat around. [20]
  25. (1sc in first 2st. Sc2tog.) Repeat around. [15]
  26. (1sc in first st. Sc2tog.) Repeat around. [10]
  27. Sc2tog around until gap is small enough to sew closed.
  28. F.O.

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Ears (Make 2):

  1. With light brown. 6sc in magic circle. [6]
  2. 2sc in each st around. [12]
  3. (1sc in first st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [18]
  4. (1sc in first 2st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [24]
  5. 1sc in each st around. For 6 rows. [24]
  6. F.O.
  7. With white. 6sc in magic circle. [6]
  8. 2sc in each st around. [12]
  9. (1sc in first st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [18]
  10. F.O.
  11. Sew the white onto the brown parts of the ears.

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Nose:

  1. With white. 6sc in magic circle. [6]
  2. 2sc in each st around. [12]
  3. (1sc in first st. 2sc in next st.) Repeat around. [18]
  4. 1sc in each st around. For 6 rows. [18]
  5. (1sc in first st. Sc2tog.) [12]
  6. Sc2tog around until gap is small enough to sew closed.
  7. F.O.
  8. Use black yarn to embroider a small smile on the bottom of the white piece you just made.
  9. Sew the entire thing onto the bottom part of the monkey’s face.

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Arms (Make 2):

  1. With light brown. Pick up 10 stitches where the arms should be. (10)
  2. 1sc in each st around. For 54 rows. [10]
  3. Change to white. 1sc in each st around. For 2 rows. [10]
  4. Sc2tog until gap in small enough to sew closed.
  5. F.O.

Legs (Make 2):

  1. With light brown. Pick up 14 stitches where the legs should be. (14)
  2. 1sc in each st around. For 8 rows. [14]
  3. Change to white 1sc in each st around. For 2 rows. [14]
  4. Stuff the leg.
  5. Sc2tog until gap in small enough to sew closed.
  6. F.O.

Tail:

  1. With light brown. Pick up 7 stitches where the tail should be on the back. [7]
  2. 1sc in each st around. For as many rows as you want the tail to be. You can make it about 54 or so rows. [7]
  3. Change to white. 1sc in each st around. For 4 rows. [7]
  4. Sc2tog until gap is small enough to sew closed.
  5. F.O.

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