free monkey crochet pattern

Free Monkey Crochet Pattern

Mico the Monkey Amigurumi

Create your very own cheeky monkey with this free monkey crochet pattern. This is a quick and easy crochet pattern including a full free video on how to create this cute monkey. If you need help with the free pattern, you can check the video for help with every step.

To create the big monkey I used Super Bulky Chenille yarn and a 5.0 mm crochet hook. The smaller monkey was made with sport weight cotton yarn and a 2.5 mm crochet hook. But you can use any yarn you like to crochet Mico the Monkey.

Materials:

Supplies:
– Scissors
Tapestry needles with blunt point, nr. 16 or 17
Pins

TIP: Are you using are using Blanket yarn? Then I recommend a 8.0 mm crochet hook.
For Bulky Velvet yarn I recommend a 3.5 mm crochet hook.

Abbreviations used in this cute crochet pattern:
(All abbreviations are explained in my basic stitches tutorial)
Rnd: Round
st: stitch
sc: single crochet
sl st: slip stitch
dec: decrease
inc: increase

Free Monkey Crochet Pattern

Body:

Snout:

Ear 2x:

  • Use beige yarn
  • Rnd 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring (6)
  • Rnd 2: sc in all 6 st (6)
  • Fasten off with a slst, leaving a long tail for sewing.
    Flatten the ears and sew them on round 8, on the side of the head.

Leg 4x:

  • Start with beige yarn:
  • Rnd 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring (6)
  • Rnd 2: sc in all 6 st (6)
  • Change to brown yarn
  • Rnd 3-7: sc in all 6 st
  • Fasten off with a slst, leaving a long tail for sewing.
    Sew two legs on round 14, with an interspace of 5 stitches on the belly side of the monkey.
    Sew two legs on round 20, with an interspace of 5 stitches on the belly side of the monkey.

Tail: