So my mom has quite the sock monkey collection, and a while ago I found a knitting book with some cute patterns and decided to add one to her stash:
[I know he doesn't have eyes, but I kind of like him that way!]
And here he is with his new family!
He came together pretty quickly, but as usual, I had a harder time putting on the finishing touches than I did getting 90% done with it. My mom really liked him, though - great mother's day gift! And here's the pattern I used: