21 Crochet Monkey Patterns That You Should Try

by craftyclub

Ever wonder why kids love the monkey crochet plushies more than any other toy?

Monkeys are the most adorable creatures on earth. They are fun, love to eat bananas and spend their leisure time teasing other creatures. Their long arms and tail let them swing from tree to tree. So, they can grab delicious fruits and honey from the tree’s branch.

Monkeys are social and live in groups. In this way, they take good care of each other.

The size of monkeys vary in size, some are quite small that you can make them sit on the palms of your hand. While others are as big as Kingkong.

Ahead, we will share 21 adorable crochet monkey patterns that your little one would love to cuddle.

Let’s get started.

1. Monty the Lively Monkey Crochet Pattern

Crochet Happy Monkey
Crochet Happy Monkey (via Sewrella)

Monty is a lively, adorable fellow. He loves to cuddle and would make a great friend to your little one. 

He can put a smile on anyone’s face. 

To crochet Monty, you would need worsted weight yarn and a crochet hook of 3.75 mm. You will also need 9mm safety eyes, polyfill stuffing and a needle.

All the pieces of this pattern are made separately with exception of the head and body that are crocheted in a single piece.

2. Bear the Monkey Crochet Pattern

Meet Michael The Monkey
Meet Michael The Monkey (via Crochet 365 Knit Too)

Bear is your kid’s best cuddle partner. He is friendly, loves to play around and can climb as well with the help of his long arms and tail.

This crochet monkey pattern by Crochet 365 Knit Too is super adorable and easy to make.

To make this pattern you will need worsted weight yarn, crochet hook of G size, safety eyes and fiberfill. The stitches used in this pattern are super easy and you can make it even if you are a beginner. 

The final size of this monkey will be 15 inches tall.

3. Chester the Adorable Crochet Monkey Pattern

Amigurumi Pattern, Monkey Crochet Pattern
Amigurumi Pattern, Monkey Crochet Pattern (via Lovely Baby Gift)

Have you met Chester? If you haven’t, you definitely should. He is the most adorable, cutie pie monkey in the crochet plushie world.

Chester is funny, loves to play around and would definitely put a smile on your little one’s face. 

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To crochet Chester, you will need a worsted weight yarn and a crochet hook of 2.75 mm.

What are you waiting for? Crochet Chester Now!

4. Banana The Cheeky Monkey Crochet Pattern

Monkey Amigurumi Free Crochet Pattern
Monkey Amigurumi Free Crochet Pattern (via Spin a Yarn Crochet)

Banana loves to climb and would become a great wall hanging for your kid’s room. 

You can create this pattern without a branch as well. 

To create this pattern, you will need 2 crochet hooks of 2.25 and 3.25. The larger one will be used for the main body and branch while the other will be used for the nose.

5. YOYO the Petite Monkey Pattern

Mini Monkey Crochet Pattern
Mini Monkey Crochet Pattern (via Supergurumi)

Yoyo is one of the tiny swingers. He loves to eat bananas when he is not playing or climbing around.

An interesting fact about this crochet monkey pattern is that the whole body is crocheted in a single piece only and there is no need to sew the pieces together.

The main stitches used are chain stitches and single crochet stitches.

6. Fred the Tiny Crochet Monkey Pattern

Crochet Pattern Monkey Rattle
Crochet Pattern Monkey Rattle (via Toys By Knit Friends)

Fred is such a darling and he will make a good friend to your kid too. He loves to hang around wooden loops.

To crochet this pattern, you will need cotton yarn and a crochet hook of 2mm.

You will also need a wood ring, safety eyes and polyfill stuffing.

7. Briana the Sock Monkey Crochet Pattern

Crochet Monkey Amigurumi Pattern
Crochet Monkey Amigurumi Pattern (via CraftPassion)

Briana is a colorful, jolly sock monkey.

The best part about this crochet pattern is that it can be made with leftover yarn.

The pattern is super easy to make and is a good choice for beginner level. You will need acrylic yarn, crochet hook of 2.55 mm and 2 safety eyes of 11.5 mm.

Don’t sit back. Grab your crochet essentials and make Briana Now.

8. Long Tail Monkey Crochet Pattern

Chinese New Year Monkey Crochet Pattern
Chinese New Year Monkey Crochet Pattern (via All About Ami)

Meet our little boy,  long tail who is absolutely adorable and loves to eat bananas.

Long tail climbs tree to tree with his long tail.

To make this pattern you will need acrylic yarn and crochet hook of 2 mm or smaller. 

 You can also make Longtail sit on your palms.

 The pattern is easy to follow and has plenty of pictures for better understanding.

9. Fiona Crochet Monkey Pattern

Amigurumi Monkey Free Crochet Pattern
Amigurumi Monkey Free Crochet Pattern (via Amigurumi)

Little Fiona is all set for a day out in her elegant lilac dress.

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And yes our little Fiona has an undying love for bananas.

This crochet pattern is easy to make and has plenty of instructions for beginners as well.

To make this pattern you will need yarn, a crochet hook of 1.9 mm and polyfill stuffing.

All parts of the body will be crocheted separately and then sewn together.

10. Abu the Smart Crochet Monkey Pattern

Amigurumi Crochet Toy The Monkey
Amigurumi Crochet Toy The Monkey (via Patterns by Verma)

Abu is very intelligent, smart and is loyal to his friends. He loves to wear a hat and waistcoat. And he never forgot to go out without his pouch.

To crochet Abu, you will need yarn, crochet hooks of 2mm and 2.25 mm and safety eyes. 

The pattern is easy to read and follow and has plenty of instructions.

11. Lulu the Pink Monkey Crochet Pattern

Mimi the Monkey Free Amigurumi Pattern
Mimi the Monkey Free Amigurumi Pattern (via Jess Huff)

Lulu is such an adorable. She loves to go on adventures and is never afraid of doing things her way.

To crochet Lulu you will need acrylic or worsted weight yarn in hot pink and tan color.

The crochet hook of 3.5mm will be used along with fiberfill.

12. Little Abbey Crochet Monkey Pattern

Amigurumi Crochet Monkey Pattern - Johnny the Monkey
Johnny the Monkey (via Pepika)

Abbey is very intelligent, quiet and playful. He isn’t mischievous like his siblings.

To crochet Abbey, you will need acrylic yarn in brown and yellow color. Crochet hook of 2 mm will be used. 

All body parts will be sewn together once they are made.

13. Bingo Monkey Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Monkey Amigurumi Pattern
Free Crochet Monkey Amigurumi Pattern (via The Friendly Red Fox)

Bingo is as adorable as its name. His little face is full of expressions and he would make a good cuddling partner to your kid.

The final size of Bingo is 12 inches. He can sit and stand as well. 

This pattern is quite easy to make and has a lot of instructions. 

You will need a crochet hook of 3.25 mm and worsted weight yarn,to create Bingo.

14. Maisy the Tiny Crochet Monkey Pattern

Maisy the Monkey Crochet Pattern
Maisy the Monkey Crochet Pattern (via Stitch by Fay)

Our little Maisy is spreading love and looks absolutely gorgeous with a white flower on her head.

To crochet Maisy , you will need DK weight yarn and a crochet hook of 2.5mm. 

15. Dudu the Tidy Crochet Monkey Pattern

Amigurumi Monkey Dudu Crochet Pattern
Amigurumi Monkey Dudu Crochet Pattern (via Knitting Tutorial)

Dudu is a kind, lovely and tidy monkey. He is super organized and loves to go out. 

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To crochet Dudu, you will need a crochet hook of 1.75 mm and acrylic yarn. 

The pattern is super easy to follow. And if you are making it as a beginner it has plenty of detailed instructions.

16. Nelson the Sock Monkey Crochet Pattern

Nelson the Sock Monkey
Nelson the Sock Monkey (via Underground Crafter)

You can never get enough of sock monkeys and Nelson is one of them. 

All parts of this monkey are made separately and then sewn together.

The approximate size is 7 inches. The crochet hook used is 3.75 mm and acrylic yarn is used.

17. KIKI the Cutie Pie Crochet Pattern

Crochet pattern Monkey
Crochet pattern Monkey (via Irin Crochet)

Have you met our girl Kiki yet? Isn’t she beautiful? 

To crochet Kiki you will need acrylic yarn and crochet hook of 1.5 mm, safety eyes and polyfill stuffing.

The pattern is for intermediate crochet experts. However, beginners can make it as well.

18. Mooney the Fortune Monkey Crochet Pattern

Monkey Amigurumi Pattern
Monkey Amigurumi Pattern (via Craft Passion)

Mooney is a good luck fortune monkey. He sends love and best wishes to everyone.

To crochet Mooney, you will need a 2.5 mm crochet hook, darning needle, polyfill stuffing and scissors. 

The stitches used are double crochet, single crochet and chain.

19. Luke Crochet Monkey Pattern

How to crochet lovely Monkey
How to crochet lovely Monkey (via Suwanna ‘s Crafts Room)

Luke is a nice guy to play with. 

To crochet Luke, you will need acrylic yarn in tan, white, black, green and red color.

Also, a crochet hook of 2.5 mm is required. 

The pattern is easy to follow and has detailed instructions for each step.

20. Little Cort Crochet Monkey Pattern

Cheeky Little Monkey - Free Crochet / Amigurumi Pattern
Cheeky Little Monkey (via Heart&Sew)

Cort is all set to steal your heart with his adorable looks. 

To crochet Cort, you will need acrylic yarn in tan, red,brown and yellow color. The crochet hook used in this pattern is 3mm.

This pattern is beginner-friendly and is perfect for all levels.

21. Nina and Rover Halloween Crochet Monkey Pattern

Pumpkin crochet monkey toy pattern
Pumpkin crochet monkey toy pattern (via Bann Anna Bears)

Nina and Rover are all set for Halloween with their pumpkin costumes.

To make this pattern you will need acrylic yarn and crochet hook of 2 mm.

This pattern is divided into 3 phases. First one is the crochet monkey girl and boy pattern. Second one is crochet pinafore and a dungaree pattern. Lastly, it is a pumpkin hat crochet pattern.

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