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Sock monkey
My first tutorial, Hope it makes sense, note the change of socks I forgot to take pics of some stages lol.

Posted by hennie from United Kingdom • Published See hennie's 35 projects »
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  • How to make a monkey plushie. Sock Monkey - Step 1
    Step 1

    A trio of monkeys.

  • How to make a monkey plushie. Sock Monkey - Step 2
    Step 2

    Take a pair of unworn socks, turn inside out

  • How to make a monkey plushie. Sock Monkey - Step 3
    Step 3

    Divide the sock in half put pins to mark this line to about 1/4 inch from heel

  • How to make a monkey plushie. Sock Monkey - Step 4
    Step 4

    sew along ribbed edge and up one side of pins, repeat for other side.
    Remove pins and cut along this line to make legs.

  • How to make a monkey plushie. Sock Monkey - Step 5
    Step 5

    Turn right way out and stuff firmly through "Crotch", Sew to close

  • How to make a monkey plushie. Sock Monkey - Step 6
    Step 6

    With other sock cut out heel section, hem if necessary.This will form mouth

  • How to make a monkey plushie. Sock Monkey - Step 7
    Step 7

    Stitch in position and stuff firmly, sew to close

  • How to make a monkey plushie. Sock Monkey - Step 8
    Step 8

    Use leg part of 2nd sock to make arms and tail

  • How to make a monkey plushie. Sock Monkey - Step 9
    Step 9

    Stuff and sew in place

  • How to make a monkey plushie. Sock Monkey - Step 10
    Step 10

    Cut ear shape from matching felt and sew on to right side of sock
    Trim and turn inside out

  • How to make a monkey plushie. Sock Monkey - Step 11
    Step 11

    Nearly there, position ears and sew on

  • How to make a monkey plushie. Sock Monkey - Step 12
    Step 12

    Add buttons or felt eyes.

    Voila your monkey is complete.

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kimberly.hodges.5059
kimberly.hodges.5059 · Maumelle, Arkansas · 2 projects

I don't get 6 -12 help please?

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Ashley  N.
Ashley N. · 1 project

Thanks for sharing :)

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Kimmy B.
Kimmy B. · Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Thanks, made the perfect birthday present!

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Cupcake girl
Cupcake girl · , , United States · 28 projects

I LOVE monkeys! They are my FAV animal EVER! Thanks for the How-To!

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MacLovin♥x♥x♥
MacLovin♥x♥x♥ · , Oxfordshire, United Kingdom · 2 projects

Do you think I can use 2 pairs of woolly tights to create a REALLY BIG sock monkey! Godzilla!

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Donna R.
Donna R. · Greenville, SC, United States

I like it! I always wanted to know how to make one. The mouth is really interesting. Think I will give it a try. Thanks for the tute!

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~Emo~Baby~
~Emo~Baby~ · Vancouver.B.C, BC, Canada · 1 project

This project rocks a saw a sock monkey years ago and yearned to buy it so it hit me today just make one silly!!! So thank you so much and i cant wait to try it!!!

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Roses are red
Roses are red · Poland · 5 projects

So greate! Hmm..do I have any unworn socks??

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Fayth K.
Fayth K. · Michigan, Michigan, United States

SO CUTE...thanks for the instructions

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Hexerei
Hexerei · Vienna, Wien, Austria

Thanks for making xmas a breeze this year! Monkeys for all!!

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