Crochet Monkey Circus

Hi everybody, you will find here the instruction to transform your little crochet chimpanzee (the pattern can be found here) into a party/circus chimpanzee!

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Free Crochet Pattern: Party Monkey Amigurumi – PIN IT FOR LATER!

 

MATERIALS:

  • For the trousers: 1 yarn calling for 5,5 mm hook in blue; for the suspenders: 1 yarn calling for 5,5 mm hook in yellow and 2 small buttons. For the hat: 2 yarn calling for 5,5 mm hook in 2 colours and 1 fluffy yarn in white. For the footstool: 2 yarn calling for 5,5 mm hook in 2 colours
  • Size 3 mm crochet hook
  • Size 3.5 mm crochet hook
  • Size 4 mm crochet hook
  • FACULTATIVE: a small quantity of elastic string (for the hat)
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • 4 small round buttons for the suspenders
  • 3 stars’ buttons for the footstool



 

ABBREVIATIONS:

• chain (ch)
• magic ring (mr)
• single crochet (sc)
• increase (inc)
• invisible decrease (dec)
• slip stitch (sl st)
• half double crochet (hdc)
• double crochet (dc)

 

Let’s start!

 

The pattern for the crochet monkey itself can be found here. 

 

Trousers:

 

crochet pattern monkey

 

Work in rounds, do not turn unless specified. If needed, use a stitch marker for the first stitch of each round.

With the blue yarn and the 4 mm hook.

First leg :

Ch 12. (12)

Round 1: join in the 1st ch. 1 sc in all ch. (12)

Rounds 2 to 10: 1 sc in all st. (12)

Cut the yarn and make the other leg.




 

Second leg :

Ch 12. (12)

Round 1: join in the 1st ch. 1 sc in all ch. (12)

Rounds 2 to 10: 1 sc in all st. (12)

 

 

Joining legs :

Keep working with the second leg.

Round 11: ch 3 ; 1 sc in all st from the first leg ; 3 st in the 3 chains you made previously ; 1 sc in all st from the second leg. (30)

Rounds 12 to 13: 1 sc in all st. (30)



 

I put the trousers on the monkey at this stage and kept working directly around the body.

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Round 14: 1 dc in the next 3 st, 1 sc in the next 12 st, 1 hdc in the next 3 st, 1 sc in the next 12 st. (30)

Rounds 15 to 17: 1 sc in all st. (30)

sl st in the next st, cut and sew in the end.

You can now sew the tail above the trousers (see picture).

 

 

Suspenders (make 2) :

 

 

With the yellow yarn and the 3.5 mm hook.

Ch. 25. (25)

Cut and sew to the trousers as shown in the picture below. You can add 2 small buttons at each suspenders (as shown in pictures)

 

crochet pattern monkey

crochet pattern monkey

crochet pattern monkey

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Hat:

 

 

Work in rounds, do not turn unless specified. If needed, use a stitch marker for the first stitch of each round.

With the color 1 and the 3 mm hook.

Round 1: start 4 sc in a magic ring. (4)

Round 2: [1 inc, 1 sc in the next st] x2. (6)

Round 3: [1 inc, 1 sc in the next st] x3. (9)

Round 4: [1 inc, 1 sc in the next 2 st] x2. (12)

Round 5: [1 sc in all st]. (12)

Round 6: [1 inc, 1 sc in the next st] x6. (18)

Rounds 7 to 8: [1 sc in all st]. (18)

Change for the color 2.

Round 9: [1 inc, 1 sc in the next 2 st] x6. (24)

Rounds 10 to 11: [1 sc in all st]. (24)

Add a little piece of yarn at the top of hat.




 

Change for the fluffy white yarn.

Round 12: [1 sc in all st]. (24)

sl st, cut and sew in the ends.

You can add an elastic string on the hat in order to make it look more real.

crochet pattern monkey

 

 

Footstool:

 

 

Work in rounds, do not turn unless specified. If needed, use a stitch marker for the first stitch of each round.

We start at the top of the footstool and finish by the bottom.

 

With the colour 1 and the 3.5 mm hook.

Round 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring. (6)

Round 2: inc 6 times. (12)

Round 3: [1 sc in next st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (18)

Round 4: [1 sc in next 2 st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (24)

Round 5: [1 sc in next 3 st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (30)

Round 6: [1 sc in next 4 st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (36)

Round 7: working in the back loop only: 1 sc in all st. (36)




 

With the colour 2 and the 3.5 mm hook.

Rounds 8 to 11: 1 sc in all st. (36)

Round 12: [1 sc in next 4 st, 1 dec] x6. (30)

Round 13: [1 sc in next 3 st, 1 dec] x6. (24)

Round 14: [1 sc in next 2 st, 1 dec] x6. (18)

Round 15: [1 sc in next st, 1 dec] x6. (12)

Round 16: 6 dec. (6)

Cut the yarn and sew in the ends. NB: If you use the monkey to make a baby mobile (explanations coming soon), do not cut the yarn, use it to see the monkey on it (see picture below).

Add 3 stars buttons between colour 1 and colour 2.

 

 

crochet pattern monkey

 

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