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Crochet Little Monkey
Lion Brand® Superwash Merino Cashmere
Pattern Number: L0212AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 9 in. (23 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

821-126 Superwash Merino Cashmere Yarn: Cacao

Deep chocolate brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.49
Note: (A)

821-099 Superwash Merino Cashmere Yarn: Parchment

Creamy beige


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.49
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size F-5 (3.75 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.30


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing Small amount of black yarn
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:
1. Monkey is crocheted with a small hook to create a dense fabric, suitable for a stuffed toy.
2. All pieces are worked in continuous rnds of sc with RS facing throughout.

Do not join and do not turn.

Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up after each rnd is completed.
3.

To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.

Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st.


INSTRUCTIONS



HEAD/BODY
Beg at top of head, with A, ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 6 sc in first ch.
Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around - 18 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 6-13: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 15: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 18 sts at the end of this rnd.
Change to B.
Shape Body
Rnd 16: With B, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 17: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 18-33: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 34: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.
Begin stuffing piece firmly.
Continue to stuff until piece is complete.
Rnd 35: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 18 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 36: *Sc2tog, sc in the next st; rep from * around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 37: *Sc2tog; rep from * around - 6 sts at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off.



MUZZLE
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 8 sc in first ch.
Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 16 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 5: *Sc2tog, sc the next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from * once more - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off.



EARS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 6 sc in first ch.
Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off.



LEGS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 5 sc in first ch.
Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 10 sts at the end of this rnd.
Begin stuffing piece firmly.
Continue to stuff until piece is complete.
Rnds 3-16: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.



ARMS (make 2)
Work same as Legs.



TAIL
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 8 sc in first ch.
Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Begin stuffing piece firmly.
Continue to add stuffing as you work.
Rnds 2-20: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew Ears to Head.

With A, embroider a straight st mouth across Muzzle.

Stuff Muzzle and sew to Head.

With black yarn, embroider French knot eyes on Head above Muzzle.

Sew Arms, Legs, and Tail to Body.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
dtr = double treble (triple) crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
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 (triple) crochet
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
sl st = slip stitch
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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