Crochet-a-long: Kit List

Crochet MonkeyKureyon Crochet CatCrochet doll finished

Joining us for the CAL?
Glad to hear it.

Here's your kit list:

CAL -Get ready!

Stitch marker (a piece of coloured yarn will do the job).
Crochet hook to suit your yarn (I used a 4mm).
Yarn of choice (now, my first Blue Monk used 1 skein of Rico Cotton, BUT subsequent Monks have needed a squidge more- be on the safe side and make sure you have more than you'll need).
Eyes. You can use buttons or proper safety eyes. I used 12mm buttons (size 18L).
Embroidery thread (for attaching buttons/ felt etc).
Felt/ fabrics (for face/ dress etc).
Polyester fibre-fill/ toy stuffing.
Sewing needle and tapestry needle.

[Cup of tea and left-over Easter egg optional]

If you're a beginner, then  your homework is to practise your single crochet (US)/ double crochet (UK) stitches. Don't worry about increasing and deceasing stitches yet - I'll show you as we go along.
Oh, and as we'll be crocheting in the round, it might be worth having a look at the magic ring method of starting a circle (again, don't worry if this is too tricky, I've got an easier option too).

And don't forget to join our Flickr group- just click on the CAL picture over there on the right and get ready to share your CAL progress- it will be great to see what everyone's up to.
[NB Flickr is free to sign up]

Any questions? Do ask.

I look forward to seeing you next week...



  1. Thanks very much Annaboo for such a lovely tutorial. When I saw Cherry Hearts doll, I just had to make one. I have put it on Ravelry. Sorry I couldn't work out how to put a photo on Flickr, but will try again.
    Thanks again.

  2. Hi!
    My first monkey is almoust ready. Thanks for a tutorial. When I write in my blog about the monkey, I leave to you message, that you look my monkey too.

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  4. Hi!

    Now my monkeys are ready. Please visit in my blog and tell what you think about these monkeys.

  5. I am loving this pattern and making one for my daughter, and step daughter. you made this very easy to fallow and underdtand, thank you for that :)

  6. I just blogged, about 2 monkeys I made following your pattern and of course I linked back here. This pattern is so fabulous. Thanks so much for sharing it with all of us!

  7. So cute! May we sell the finished product?
    Thanks for sharing this adorable pattern! :)

    1. Hi Christine,
      Yes, of course you can. I just ask that you acknowledge me as designer and link back to the pattern or website if selling online!
      Happy crocheting,
      Sarah xx


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