12 Monkey Knitting Patterns

Monkey lovers unite! These adorable knitted monkeys are perfect for kids and those who are in touch with their inner child. These cheeky chaps are popping up everywhere, so it’s clearly time to gather together the 12 best monkey knitting patterns out there right now.

Monkey Knitting Patterns

I got down to monkey business, scratched my head, enjoyed a banana and put this fun list for anyone who is completely obsessed with monkeys. This is full of monkey-related projects to love, from monkeys to cuddle to monkey hats, and more.

12 Monkey Knitting Patterns


1. Pocket Monkey Knitting Pattern by Fluff And Fuzz

This cute little monkey is the perfect size to keep in your pocket, swinging off a keychain, or hanging off a plant in your house. Each monkey only requires small amounts of yarn, so it is a super way to use up any ends of yarn skeins/balls to avoid waste.

Pocket Monkey Knitting Pattern by Fluff And Fuzz

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2. Monkey Around Knitting Pattern by Yarnspirations

This sweet little knit sock monkey is always in the mood to play. Knit one for yourself or as a favorite friend for the little ones in your life. Show your originality and craft this handmade plaything in any color you picture

Monkey Around Knitting Pattern by Yarnspirations

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3. BoBo, The Knitted Monkey Pattern by Boo Biloo

Here’s a fun and colorful monkey for your kids to play with! You can make a few of them in different colors.. He has big ears that give add to why you’ll immediately think “cute” when you see it.

BoBo, The Knitted Monkey Pattern by Boo Biloo

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4. Monkey Toy Knitting Pattern by Sachiyo Ishii

Finish this adorable monkey, complete with vest! Kids go bananas over this cuddly doll you create as their new loyal buddy! Imagine the looks on kids’ faces when they accept this special gift from the heart.

Monkey Toy Knitting Pattern by Sachiyo Ishii

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5. Sock Monkey Knitting Pattern by Sarah Taylor Designer

This Sock Monkey Knitting Pattern is a modern twist on the classic sock monkeys that were made from actual socks! The color combination possibilities and themes are endless!

Sock Monkey Knitting Pattern by Sarah Taylor Designer

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6. Sock Monkey Baby Booties Knitting Pattern by Aunt Janet’s Designs

Knit adorable sock monkey booties that keep those little feet warm while looking oh-so-playful. This pair looks great in traditional sock monkey colors, or try different color combos to make them even more unique! Children of all ages adore these, so why not surprise your favorite little one?

Sock Monkey Baby Booties Knitting Pattern by Aunt Janet's Designs

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7. Monkey Knitting Pattern by Cute Knit Toy

This cute monkey knew winter was coming, so he got himself a nice little scarf. While it’s a longer type of project, the pattern includes precise directions which makes it easy to follow.

Monkey Knitting Pattern by Cute Knit Toy

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8. Amigurumi Monkey Toy Knitting Pattern by Emma White

Make your own mischievous monkey! This adorable little guy has movable legs, making him an ideal toy for any child (or adult!). With magnets in his feet (optional) he can hang from almost anywhere. Every piece is knit flat and sewn together.

Amigurumi Monkey Toy Knitting Pattern by Emma White

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9. Chester, The Monkey Knitting Pattern by Steffi Hochfellner

Knit your own Cheeky Chester, the Monkey with this super cute pattern, easy for beginner to make. I love everything about him—from his adorable smile to his tasselled party hat—ready for the party to start!

If you’re giving Chester to a very young child, leave out the ribbon and hat tassels, embroider the eyes, and make sure everything is sewn on tightly.

Chester, The Monkey Knitting Pattern by Steffi Hochfellner

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10. Jerry, The Musical Monkey Knitting Pattern by Danger Crafts

Toymakers will adore Jerry, the Musical Monkey and whoever gets to keep this cheeky chappy will be sure to be monkeying around for a long time! Why not get him swinging across the curtain rail, above a little one’s bed, or even from the arm of his new best friend? 

Jerry, The Musical Monkey Knitting Pattern by Danger Crafts

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11. Silly Monkey Hat Knitting Pattern by Little Red Window

This Silly Monkey Hat Knitting Pattern is one of the cutest baby animal hats I have ever seen! Your little monkey will look so cute in this adorable zoo animal hat with a mischievous monkey face and cute monkey ears!

This baby monkey hat knitting pattern is a fun and easy knit, the curious monkey baby hat knitting pattern is knit in the round with the face and ears added on afterwards!

Silly Monkey Hat Knitting Pattern by Little Red Window

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12. Norwood Monkey Knitting Pattern by Fluff And Fuzz

Here’s Norwood, your new monkey friend! He loves eating bananas and I like that you can take the banana out of the skin—I just hope this cheeky monkey doesn’t leave he skins on the floor for people to slip on!

Norwood Monkey Knitting Pattern by Fluff And Fuzz

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When you’re done, please post pictures of your monkeys on our Facebook Page – we adore seeing you bring these patterns to life! 

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Get those needles out and start creating the cutest little monkey of your own with these monkey knitting patterns. Happy knitting, friends!

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