Free Sock Monkey Key Fob Crochet Pattern from RedHeart.com



From RedHeart.com

Sock Monkey Key Fob


Designed By:
Linda Cyr

Skill Level: Easy

RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein each 334 Buff A, 313 Aran B, 319 Cherry Red C, and 312 Black D.

Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-6].

Yarn needle, stuffing material, split-lock stitch marker, PC Big Clasp (Darice Jewelry Designer™ #1957-0).
GAUGE: 16 sts = 4”; 16 rounds = 4” in sc rounds. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Special Abbreviations

s-inc (sc increase) = 2 sc in next st.

dec (decrease) = [draw up a loop in next st] twice, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

h-inc (hdc increase) = 2 hdc in next st.


Round 1: With A, make a loop over your fingers, insert hook into the loop and draw up 1 ch; 6 sc into loop; draw up end to tighten loop – 6 sc. Do not join but work in continuous rounds. Mark last sc of round. Move marker up each round.

Round 2: [S-inc] 6 times – 12 sc.

Round 3: [S-inc, sc in next sc] 6 times – 18 sc.

Rounds 4-7: Sc in each sc around.

Round 8: [Dec, sc in next 4 sc] 3 times – 15 sc.

Round 9: Sc in each sc around. Fasten off.Muzzle

Rounds 1-2: With B, work as for Head through Round 2.

Round 3: [S-inc, sc in next 3 sc] 3 times – 15 sc. Fasten off.

Ears (Make 2)

Row 1: With A, ch 3; 8 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Fasten off.


Round 1: With B, make a loop over your fingers, insert hook into the loop and draw up 1 ch; 9 hdc into loop; join with a slip st in first hdc; draw up end to tighten loop – 9 hdc.

Round 2: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in same st as joining, [h-inc] 8 times; join with a slip st in top of ch-2 – 18 sts.

Round 3: Ch 2, hdc in same st as joining, hdc in next 5 hdc, [h-inc, hdc in next 5 hdc] twice – 21 sts.

Round 4: Ch 1, slip st in each st around. Fasten off.


– Stuff Head and Muzzle. Sew Muzzle and Ears to Head.

– Run yarn through each slip stitch of last round of Head and pull tight to close up hole. Fasten off.

– Embroider eyes with D French knots. Embroider mouth with C and make 6 satin sts across Muzzle. For topknot, cut six (6) 10” strands of C; thread strands through a st at top of hat. Knot strands together with an overhand knot at base. Trim to ½”. Sew Hat to Head. With C sew PC Big clasp to the top of hat.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, etc.= color A, B, etc.; ch = chain;

dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; mm =

millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch (es); yo =

yarn over; [] = work directions in brackets the number of

times specified.


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1 Comment

  • Pat Bennett 11 years ago Reply

    Mine shows a scarf pattern.

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