Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Sock Monkey Purse or Lunch Bag Crochet Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs

Sock Monkey Purse or Lunch Bag Crochet Pattern
by Sara Sach of
Make it in Traditional Color or have fun with the colors
This Bag measures about 5 X 7 inches, not counting the handle. It's the perfect size for a reusable lunch bag.

I bed if you brought your lunch to work in this bag, not one would steal it!
These 2 yarns are my favorite for making Anything
 Sock Monkey. The Vanna's Choice is my first choice, 
but the I Love This yarn is a good choice as well.

See The Video on my Youtube Channel At This LINK

Sock Monkey Purse Or Lunch Bag Crochet Pattern
By Sara Sach
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Skill: Easy

Materials:
Crochet Hook -  H / 5.00 MM
Worsted Weight Yarn (4)
          Vanna’s choice - taupe mist for brown of monkey 3 oz. -C1
           Red - C2, White - C3 and Black 1 oz. each - C4
1.5 inch button of choice

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Change to (chgto)

Size:  5 X 7 Inches not counting the handle

Notes:
Ch1 Does not count as a st
Ch3 does count as a dc
Rounds are joined with a Slip stitch 
When changing colors ch1/ Ch3 after the color changes

Purse:
R: 1 - With C3, ch 19, * 2 hdc in 2nd ch from the hook,
 1 hdc in 16 chs, 2 hdc in the last ch*, turn,
 working down opposite side of ch, repeat from*to*, join
(20 + 20 = 40hdc)

R: 2 - Chto C2, ch1, 1 hdc in each hdc around, join,  (40hdc)

R: 3 - Chgto C1, ch1, 1 hdc in each hdc, join, ch 3 (40hdc)

R: 4 - 1 dc in each dc, join, ch 3 (40dc)

R: 5 – R: 9 -1 dc in each dc, join,  (40dc)

R: 10-Chgto C3, ch3, 1 dc in each dc, join, ch 3 (40dc)

R: 11 - 1 dc in each dc, join, ch 3 (40dc)

R: 12 - 1 dc in each dc, join, ch 3 (40dc)

R: 13 repeat R: 12, join, ch1 (40dc)

R: 14 - 1 sc in each dc, join, tie off ( 40sc)

Strap-
Attach red yarn to the right side of the purse edge, 
ch 25 (or more if a longer handle is desired) 
attach the ch to opposite side of the purse with a sc, 
sc back down the strap to the opposite side. Join and tie off.

Button Tab:
R: 1 with white yarn, ch 6, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook,
 1 sc in each ch, turn, ch1 (5sc)

R: 2 - 1 sc in 1st 2 sc, ch1, skip one st (for button hole) 1 sc in the next 2 sc,
 ch1, turn (2sc, ch1, 2sc)

R: 3 - 1 sc in each sc and ch, ch1 turn (5sc)

R: 4 -1sc in each sc, ch1, turn (5sc)

R: 5 – R: 7 - Repeat R: 4, tie off and 
Sew to the center of the back edge of the bag.
Sew button in place on front of the bag.

Ears: make 2

With C1, ch 2, 6 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join in a circle, ch1, (6sc)

2sc in each sc around, join and tie off leave a 18 inch tail of yarn
 for sewing onto bib. (12sc)

Place one on each the side of the head and sew on  with tail of yarn and needle.

Eyes: make 2
With black yarn, ch 2 in the 2nd ch from the end make 8 sc, join,
tie off leaving about an 18 inch tail of yarn.

making sure to close the hole in the center of the eye. 
Place on the front of the face and sew in place with the tail of yarn.

Mouth:
With Red, ch 9, 1 sc in 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc in the next 7 chs, 
turn down the opposite side of the ch, 1 sc in next 8 chs,  join.  (16sc)

Change to white yarn,  2 sc in the 1st sc, 
1 sc in the next 6 sc and 2 sc in the last sc,
 2c in the next sc, 1 sc in the next 6 sc, 2 sc in the last sc,
 join and tie off leaving an 18 inch tail of yarn.
 Place on the front of the monkey and sew in place. (20sc)

Pom pom :
With Red yarn, Wrap around your three middle fingers 
about 30 or 35 times. 
Cut an 12 inch piece of matching yarn, 
and slip it through all the loops and tie very tightly. 

Clip all the loops and trim evenly.
 Use the two long yarn pieces to secure to front of Bag.

I Just Love Sock Monkeys!
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