Crochet Tutorial Monkey

Our funny little monkey is the perfect companion for children and adults alike.

He likes jump, play, eat bananas and sit upon your craft shelf and admire all the creative goings-on. This adorable amigurumi project is just what you need!

You will need:

Hook 5.0
Plush yarn (100g/131yards) of brown and light-brown color
Safety plastic eyes
Fiberfill
Needle
Pipe cleaner for tail

The size of finished toy is 7.5 inches

Inc – increase, dec – decrease, sc – single crochet, ch – chain, sl st – sleep stitch

Legs (start with light-brown color)

1. Ch2, 6 sc in the 2nd chain from hook (in total 6 sc)
2. [inc]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
3-4. [sc] around (12 sc in each round)
Change a color
5. [sc, dec]*4 times (in total 8 sc)
6-8. [sc] around (8 sc in each round)
9. Fill, fold and crochet in the face and back side together (4 sc)

Arms (start with light-brown color)

1. Ch2, 6 sc in the 2nd chain from hook (in total 6 sc)
2. [sc, inc]*3 times (in total 9 sc)
3. [sc] around (in total 9 sc)
Change a color
4. [sc, dec]*3 times (in total 6 sc)
5-8. [sc] around (6 sc in each round)
9. Don’t stuff, fold and crochet in the face and back side together (3 sc)

Body (brown color)

1. Ch2, 6 sc in the 2nd chain from hook (in total 6 sc)
2. [inc]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
3. [sc, inc]*6 times (in total 18 sc)
4. [2 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 24 sc)
5. [4 sc, join first leg (4 sc), 8 sc, join second leg (4 sc), 4 sc] (in total 24 sc)
6-7. [sc] around (24 sc in each round)
8. [2 sc, dec]*6 times (in total 18 sc)
9-10. [sc] around (18 sc in each round)
11. [sc, dec]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
12. [3 sc, join first arm (3 sc), 3 sc, join second arm (3 sc), sl st] (in total 12 sc)
13. [sc, dec]*3 times (in total 9 sc)

Head (start with light-brown color)

1. Ch2, 6 sc in the 2nd chain from hook (in total 6 sc)
2. [inc]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
3. [sc, inc]*6 times (in total 18 sc)
Change a color
4. [2 sc, inc]*6 times (in total 24 sc)
5-8. [sc] around (24 sc in each round)
9. [2 sc, dec]*6 times (in total 18 sc)
10. [sc, dec]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
11. [dec]*6 times (in total 6 sc)

Face (light-brown color)

1. Ch4, 3 sc in the 2nd chain from hook, sc, 3 sc in the next chain, sc (in total 8 sc)
2. [inc]*3 times, sc, [inc]*3 times, sc (in total 14 sc)
3. [sc] around (in total 14 sc)

Ears (brown color, 4 pieces)

1. Ch2, 6 sc in the 2nd chain from hook (in total 6 sc)
2. [inc]*6 times (in total 12 sc)
3. Put 2 pieces together and crochet 12 sc around

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