Spunky Sock Monkey In Argyle Socks

Women's long argyle knee high socks were used to make this tall spunky sock monkey. Argyle socks are great for making stuffed monkeys, especially nice bright colorful ones, they come out quite cute.

sock monkey argyle socks

How to make this argyle sock monkey

Step one: You will need argyle socks.

argyle sock monkey pictures

Things you need:

The modern sock monkey pattern
A pair of women's knee high argyle socks
Two wooden buttons
One grey sock (for tail)
Black embroidery thread

But, sew and stuff your monkeys body, arms, legs and mouth using the basic sock monkey pattern and instructions.

Eyes: Wooden button eyes with four holes were used.

They were stitched on by creating a square in the center of the buttons as opposed to an X.

Ears: The ears were embroidered the same way as the mouth (with the spaces).

When pulling the threads through, don't pull them too tight or the ears will gather up. By keeping the stitches loose they stay very visible.

Tail: I cut a long tail from the gray sock. I chose gray for the tail as it is one of the colors in the argyle pattern.

If you'd prefer to not use an extra (third) sock, you could use the
vintage sock monkey pattern.

argyle sock monkey face
argyle sock monkey face

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TIP: A fun gift idea is getting two pairs of socks (the same style). Make one pair into a monkey or other soft toy and keep the second pair as is. How fun having a pair of socks the same as your what your stuffed toys made from!!


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