Sock Monkey Lovie Blanket by Nicole Montgomery

Sock Monkey Lovie Blanket

January 2011
Aran (8 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 14 rows = 2 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
75 - 325 yards (69 - 297 m)
one (very adjustable) size
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This “Monkey Lovie” Blanket/Toy is a practical and versatile gift for any new baby! The size included in the pattern is perfect for tucking around baby in a car seat and the monkey head can keep baby entertained during the ride!

The blanket is easily sized up or down depending on your needs.

Materials Needed for two examples shown:

Medium Worsted Weight (#4) Yarn
(Brown example is made with Vanna’s Choice 100% acrylic yarn, Chocolate, and Red Heart Brand 100% acrylic yarn, Aran & Claret.
Grey example is made with Red Heart 100% acrylic yarn, Grey Heather, White & Cherry Red.)
Black Felt (for eyes) • Black thread • Yarn needle • Fiberfill
(Optional) 1/2 yard of flannel fabric & a package of satin blanket binding

Many thanks to the writer of the Pinwheel Blanket, for the inspiration!

Errata (was corrected in the version sent out to pattern customers in Sept of 2012):
In the Muzzle section:
Row 13 should read: K12, work next wrapped st, K2, worked next wrapped st, K2
Thank you, bookgrump, for bringing this error to my attention!