Create one or five of these little monkeys for jumping on the bed with this free crochet pattern.
Five Little Monkeys Crocheted Finger Puppets
by Kayla Pins
Gauge: Approx 5 sc = 1”
Size F hook (3.75 mm) or size needed for gauge
Sport weight acrylic yarn: Knit Picks Brava Sport in Umber Heather and Almond with a small amount of black for detailing
8 mm safety eyes
With Almond, Ch 5.
Round 1: 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Sc in each of next 3 ch. Working in unworked loops of the beginning chain, work 2 sc in first loop. Sc in each of next 3 loops. Mark last stitch worked as the last stitch of the round, now and throughout.
Round 2: 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc in next 2 sc. 2 sc in each of next 3 sc. Sc in next 2 sc. 2 sc in final stitch.
Round 3: Sl st in next 4 sc. 4 hdc in next sc, sl st in next sc, 4 hdc in next sc, sl st in next sc. Tie off, leaving long end for sewing.
Head and Body
With Umber Heather, begin with a magic loop.
Ch 1. 6 sc in ring. Tighten ring.
Round 1: 2 sc in each sc around. Mark last sc as last st of round, now and throughout. (12)
Round 2: (Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (18)
Round 3: (Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (24)
Rounds 4-8: Work even. (24)
Round 9: (Sc in next 2 sc, dec over next 2 sc) around. (18)
Round 10: (Sc in next sc, dec over next 2 sc) around. Do not tie off. (12)
Sew on face, sewing down the mouth portion only. Install safety eyes. Embroider mouth and nose.
Left ear: With almond, sl st to side of face and around Round 9. Work 7 dc around sc of Round 7. Sl st around sc of Round 5.
Right ear: With almond, sl st to side of face and around Round 5. Work 7 dc around sc of Round 7. Sl st around sc of Round 9.
Decrease over next 2 sc until 4 stitches remain. Tie off and sew opening closed. Tie off and weave in ends.
Sc 12 around stitches of Round 10.
Work 8 rounds even. Tie off and weave in ends.
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