A little monkey business.

I had a lady message me asking me if I could make something for her from a picture that she showed me. In the picture, a newborn baby had on a Sock Monkey hat and was holding a toy stuffed sock monkey. I knew I could, so I quickly agreed. She then asked if I could make a crochet stuffed sock monkey, which is something I haven’t done before. So, off I go to google, to find a free pattern, and SUCCESS! I found one! 

I did have to modify it because I didn’t have any felt for the mouth, so I crocheted the mouth onto the muzzle. Anyways, I found the Monkey pattern at Lilleliis.com and I used my fall back Sock Monkey Hat pattern that I’ve used for so long. So, without postponing this for too much longer, here is my finished result!

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Everything except the eyes is 100% crocheted by me. The eyes are Safety Eyes, which I just happened to have had. I am absolutely in LOVE with the finished product and how cute it turned out!! I did actually run out of gray yarn, but went through my tote of yarn balls, (which is about half full and it’s NOT a small tote either. HA!) and luckily found enough, and found some, and I think I had about 7 inches left out of that ball!

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