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Sock Monkey Hand Puppet

This pattern was designed especially for charitable use by Heavenly Angels in Need.

Sock Monkey Hand Puppet

Finished Size: 8” tall x 4.5” wide

Skill Level: Intermediate.

Materials:
Color A (Shown: Tan) – 1 skein Cascade 220 Superwash
Color B (Shown: Cream)– 1 skein Cascade 220 Superwash
Color C (Shown: Red) – Scrap Cascade 220 Superwash
Size H-8 (5.0 mm) hook
2 15mm google eyes
Stitch markers
Yarn needle

Special Stitch: Reverse sc. When indicated, work as a normal sc in the next stitch to the right instead of the next stitch to the left. This will create a rolled “ridge.”

Note: Pattern is worked continuously without joining or turning between rounds. To help keep track of your stitches, it may be helpful to place a stitch marker at the

Head & Body

Worked from top down.

With Color B, ch 2.

Rnd 1.  6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 6 sc.

Rnd 2.  2 sc in ea sc around. 12 sc.

Rnd 3.  Sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around. 18 sc.

Rnd 4.  Sc in first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around. 24 sc.

Rnd 5.  Sc in first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around. 30 sc.

Rnd 6. Sc in first 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around. 36 sc.

Rnds 7-12. Sc in ea sc around.

Change to Color A.

Rnds 13-21. Sc in ea sc around.

Change to Color C.

Rnds 22-24. Sc in ea sc around.

Change to Color A.

Rnd 25. Sc in ea sc around.

Rnd 26. Sc in first 5 sc, ch 9, skip next 9 sc, sc in next sc; first armhole made. Sc in next 7 sc, ch 9, skip next 9 sc, sc in next sc; second armhole made. Sc in last 4 sc. 18 sc and 2 ch-9 sp.

Rnd 27. Sc in first 5 sc, 9 sc in next ch-9 sp, sc in next 8 sc, 9 sc in next ch-9 sp, sc in last 5 sc. 36 sc.

Rnd 28. Sc in first 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around. 42 sc.

Rnds 29-34. Sc in ea sc around.

Rnd 35. Sc in first 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around. 48 sc.

Rnds 36-49. Sc in ea sc around.

Rnd 50. Sc in ea sc around. Join with sl st to first sc in rnd. Finish off.

Arms – make 2.
Worked from hand to shoulder.

With Color B, ch 2.

Rnd 1.  6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 6 sc.

Rnd 2.  2 sc in ea sc around. 12 sc.

Rnd 3.  Sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around. 18 sc.

Rnds 4-9.  Sc in ea sc around.

Change to Color A.

Rnds 10-17.  Sc in ea sc around.

Rnd 18.  Sc in ea sc around. Join with sl st to first sc in rnd. Finish off.

Tail
Worked from tip to base.

With Color B, ch 2.

Rnd 1.  6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 6 sc.

Rnd 2.  2 sc in ea sc around. 12 sc.

Rnds 3-6. Sc in ea sc around.

Change to Color A.

Rnds 7-23. Sc in ea sc around.

Rnd 24. Sc in ea sc around. Join with sl st  to first sc in rnd. Finish off.

Nose

With Color B, ch 2.

Rnd 1. 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 6 sc.

Rnd 2. 2 sc in ea sc around. 12 sc.

Rnd 3. Sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around. 18 sc.

Rnd 4. Sc in first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around. 24 sc.

Rnd 5. Sc in ea sc around.

Rnd 6. Sc in ea sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Finish off.

Ears – make 2.
Worked in rows, from inner ear to outer ear.

With Color A, ch 2.

Row 1. 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 3 sc.

Row 2. Ch 1; turn. 3 sc in ea sc across. 9 sc.

Row 3. Ch 1; do not turn. Reverse sc in ea sc across. Finish off.

Mouth

With Color C, ch 7. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 4 ch, 3 sc in last ch; do not finish off. Rotate work and continue working in unused loops of foundation ch: sc in ea unused loop across; 3 sc in last unused loop. Join with sl st to first sc; finish off.

Finishing
Sew mouth onto center of nose. Stuff and sew nose onto head & body, taking care to center it on the stripe of Color A between Colors B and C, and between the two armholes. Sew ears onto either side of the head on the same stripe of Color A. Sew eyes above nose. Sew arms to armholes. Sew tail unstuffed and closed to center of back bottom edge of body. Weave in all ends.

Abbreviations
ch          chain
ea          each
mm          millimeter
rep          repeat
rnd          round
rnds          rounds
sc          single crochet
sl st          slip stitch
sp          space
yd          yard

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