20+ Sock Monkey Crochet Patterns
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Monkeys are the favorite animal of so many children, and sock monkeys are beloved toys that have existed for decades. Learn how to make a sock monkey and find other adorable monkey crochet patterns in this collection of 20 Sock Monkey Crochet Patterns. Handmade crochet sock monkeys make precious gifts, or you can keep the little cutie for yourself. Make adorable monkeys for the little one in your life using these free crochet patterns for children.
When you think of a crochet sock monkey, you’re probably imagining an amigurumi monkey pattern or a crochet stuffed animal. As much as you’ll love the crochet sock monkeys in this collection, we’ve also rounded up the cutest free crochet monkey hat patterns you ever did see. The only thing cuter than a sweet baby or toddler, afterall, is the same sweet kiddo wearing a monkey hat.
Other than amigurumi and hats, sock monkeys also make charming appliques, cozies, potholders, blankets, and more. The little one in your life will go bananas for these darling monkey crochet patterns!
DID YOU KNOW? Sock monkeys originally started with women using the actual red-heeled socks they wore and turning them into these fun creatures. As the years evolved, people became more creative and started crocheting similar versions.
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Amigurumi Monkey and Stuffed Monkey Patterns
- Jumpin' Monkey Amigurumi Pattern
This easy amigurumi pattern is more fun than a barrel of monkeys! You can customize the size of your monkey by using a larger hook and thicker yarn for a big monkey, or a tiny hook and super fine yarn for a dainty and darling monkey.
- Soft Plush Sock Monkey
This soft and plush sock monkey from Caron Yarn makes a wonderful handmade baby shower gift. Since this little monkey's eyes and mouth are crocheted on inside of made of buttons, it is nice and safe for baby.
- Baby's Favorite Monkey
Sock monkeys have made a huge comeback in recent years, especially in the crochet world! Get the look of a classic sock monkey on a larger scale—this fan favorite monkey stands at two feet tall.
- Make Your Own Monkey
Can you even look at these adorable crochet monkeys without breaking into a huge grin? These sweet little smiley faces would make fun decorations, and of course any kid would love to play with one.
- Old School Monkey Amigurumi
These super cute little monkeys look so life-like compared to most crochet monkey patterns! You can use any color worsted weight yarn you want to match any little kid's bedroom or decor.
- The Hanging Monkey
This great pattern from Caron Yarn is perfect to decorate your child's room. Four shades of Simply Soft yarn are used for this classic sock monkey inspired pattern made with basic stitches.
- Monkey: Scoots
Stuffed monkey patterns don't have to look realistic to put a smile on your face. Use bright colors to make this delightful monkey crochet pattern. Whoever receives this monkey will have a friend for life!
Sock Monkey Hat Crochet Patterns
- Monkey in the Round Baby Hat
Go bananas over this Monkey in the Round Baby Hat! If you love the look of classic sock monkeys, you won't be able to resist this cute and comfy hat, perfect for any little boy or girl in your life.
- Happy Sock Monkey Baby Beanie
Happy hats make for happy babies! Imagine how cute any little baby would look in this hat. This baby beanie works up quickly and makes a great gift.
- Sock Monkey Baby Hat
Traditional sock monkeys are adorable, so why not make a hat in the same style? This cute and warm hat is perfect for monkeying around outside in chilly weather.
- Sock Monkey Hat
Newborn babies are especially vulnerable to the cold, so crochet this charming sock monkey hat for the new baby in your life. This pattern is written to fit babies from 0-3 months old.
- Crochet Monkey Hat
Have some fun with your child by dressing him or her up in this monkey hat. Adorable animal hats are one of the most fun parts of being a parent or grandparent!
- Monkey Ear Flap Hat
Just when you think your child or grandchild couldn't be any more adorable, work up this lovable monkey earflap hat. It is a fun accessory for every day, but also would be great for Halloween!
Keeping baby cozy and happy is one of the top priorities for any parent or grandparent. Discover the cutest and coziest patterns for baby hats, booties, and more in this free eBook 13 Free Baby Crochet Patterns: Crochet Baby Hats, Crochet Booties & More
Other Sock Monkey Crochet Ideas
- Monkey Face Appliqué
You can add this charming little monkey face applique on just about any project. It works up in no time and is the perfect way to embellish bags, blankets, cushion covers, and anything your heart desires!
- Sock Monkey Crochet Bag
Work up this cute and quirky messenger-style tote bag for any child in your life. It is large enough to fit school books, tablets, laptops, magazines, and more!
- Monkey Lunch Box Crochet Pattern
Every little monkey needs something to carry their lunch in, but that doesn't mean they need a boring lunchbox. This fun and fuzzy monkey lunch box will make any kid happy to carry their own lunchbag.
- Sock Monkey Booties
Even tiny toes tend to get cold, so these sock monkey inspired baby booties are the perfect solution. Make them in any color scheme to match your kiddo's pajamas.
- Sock Monkey Water Bottle Cozy
Monkeying around is thirsty work! Water bottles can be awkward to carry, so free up one of your hands while you're out on walks or adventures with this adorable cozy.
- Red Heart's Sock Monkey Pillow
Your child will beg to bring their pillow everywhere when it has this fun crochet pillow cover! Monkey-obsessed kids will go bananas over this darling crochet pillow cover.
- Clever Sock Monkey Blanket
Your kiddo will have so much fun wearing this adorable hooded sock monkey blanket! You'll love curling up on the couch with your sweet little animal for family movie night.
Every kid needs their own special blanket, so why not crochet a custom blanket featuring your child or grandchild's favorite animal? Find the most adorable options in this collection of 27+ Free Crochet Animal Blanket Patterns
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