Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Sock Monkey Water Bottle Cozy Crochet Pattern

I thought with the nice Spring Weather
and everyone headed to the Dog parks,
 That a water bottle Cozy was needed..
And what better Character to use then
the "Sock Monkey"! 


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I  designed this pattern for a Sock Monkey cozy and I think it's really easy to make and really cute and so much fun to carry!

Skill : Easy and Fun!
Materials :
Hook :H
Yarn needle
Yarn :
Vanna's choice taupe mist
Red, Black and White : worsted Weight yarns
16 ounce water bottle

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)

R : 1 - With White yarn, Ch 3, 10 dc, in the 2nd ch from the hook, join in a circle, ch 3

R : 2 - 2 dc in each dc, join, ch 3

R : 3 - 1 dc in each dc, join,

R : 4 - Change to Red yarn, ch 3, 1 dc in each dc, join

R : 5 - change to the Sock Monkey brown yarn, ch 3, 1 dc in each dc, join, ch 3

R : 6-8 - Repeat R - 5  (For larger bottles add rows here)

R : 9 - 1 dc in each dc, join

R : 10 - Change to red yarn, ch 3, 1 dc in each dc,

R : 11 - Change to White yarn, ch 3,1 dc in each dc, join ch 3

R : 12 - 1 dc in each dc, join,

R : 13 - We will be forming the handles on this row- 1 hdc in each dc around, join, then ch 30 ( more if you want a longer handle) attach to the opposite side of the cozy with a sc, sc in the st next to were you attached, sc back across the handle, and attach to the st next to were you first began your ch, turn and sc back across the handle again, and attach with a sl st. Weave in your end securely .

Eyes:

With Black yarn, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from the hook, 7 sc to form a circle, join. Place and sew on fron of cozy.

Mouth:

With Red yarn, ch 7, sc all the way around to form another oval, change to white yarn and sc around the red oval loosely, attach to the front of the Cozy with matching yarn.

Ears:  Make 2

With Brown yarn, ch 3, 2 dc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 8 dc in the same hole to form a circle, fasten off, place and sew on sides of cozy.


Pom pom - Optional - I left it off.

Wrap yarn around your three middle fingers about 25 to 30 times. Cut about a 8 inch piece of matching yarn and push it through the whole and tie tightly. Trim loops evenly to form the pom pom. Attach to center of the front of cozy.


Just put your water bottle in
 and off to the Dog park you go!


All the Sock Monkey Items we design, make and sell: Sock Monkey Love


Sock Monkeys Around The House : Link





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