Headphone Derp Monkey Amigurumi

Free Crochet Pattern

Wazzuuuup Crochet Crew?

Ever feel like your crochet gang could use a little more… personality? Well, meet the newest member of the squad: our Derp Monkey with Headphones! He’s a little goofy, totally adorable, and ready to rock out with his headphones on. This pattern is all about having a good time and adding some playful vibes to your crochet adventures. Whether you’re chilling with some tunes or just need a break from the everyday routine, this monkey is the perfect project to keep your hands busy and your heart light. So, let’s grab our hooks and dive into making a monkey that’s as quirky and unique as we are. Stitch by stitch, we’ll bring this little dude to life and maybe have some laughs along the way. Ready to jam?

And hey, if today’s one of those days where the couch is calling your name louder than your crochet hook, no worries. I’ve got you covered! You can totally snag a ready-made Derp Monkey with Headphones from my shop.


General Instructions

Yarn colors you will need:

  • Fur color
  • Skin color
  • Headphones color
  • Headphones Accent color
  • White
  • Black
  • Pink

Abbreviations used

  • MR = magic ring
  • sc = single crochet
  • inc = increase
  • dec = decrease
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • BLO = back loop only
  • ch = chain
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • Puff = Puff stitch

The Pattern

Inside of Head

- use Skin color -

R1)MR + 6sc(6)
R2)6inc(12)
R3)[sc, inc] x6(18)
R4)[2sc, inc] x6(24)
R5)[3sc, inc] x6(30)
R6)[4sc, inc] x6(36)
R7 - 8)36sc(36)
R9)[4sc, dec] x6(30)
R10)[3sc, dec] x6(24)
R11)[2sc, dec] x6(18)

- Stuff the head -

R12)[sc, dec] x6(12)
R13)6dec(6)

Finish off and sew bottom tight.

Outside of Head

- use Fur color -

R1)MR + 6sc(6)
R2)6inc(12)
R3)[sc, inc] x6(18)
R4)[2sc, inc] x6(24)
R5)[3sc, inc] x6(30)
R6)[4sc, inc] x6(36)
R7 - 8)36sc(36)
R9)[4sc, dec] x6(30)
R10)30sc(30)
R11)sl st, sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc, sl st … ch 1 and turn(7)
R12)skip 1, sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sl st … ch 1 and turn(5)
R13)skip 1, hdc, dc, hdc(3)

Finish off with a slip stitch and leave a tail for sewing.

Body

- use Fur color -

R1)MR + 6sc(6)
R2)6inc(12)
R3)[sc, inc] x6(18)
R4 - 8)18sc(18)
R9)[4sc, dec] x3(15)
R10)[3sc, dec] x3(12)
R11)12sc(12)

- Stuff the body -

R12)6dec(6)

Finish off and leave a tail for sewing.

Hands

(make 2)

- use Fur color -

R1)MR + 4sc(4)
R2 - 3)4sc(4)

Finish off and leave a tail for sewing.

Feet

(make 2)

- use Fur color -

R1)MR + 4sc(4)
R2 - 4)4sc(4)

Finish off and leave a tail for sewing.

Tail

- use Fur color -

R1)ch 21(20)
R2)20sl st(20)

Finish off and leave a tail for sewing.

Headphone Headband

- use Headphone color -

R1)MR + 5sc(5)
R2 - 13)5sc(5)

Finish off and leave a tail for sewing.

Headphone Speakers

(make 2)

- use Headphone color -

R1)MR + 6sc(6)
R2)6inc(12)
R3)[3sc, inc] x3(15)

- Change to Headphone Accent Color -

R4)[Puff (4 unfinished hdc), sl st] x7, sl st(15)
R5)BLO: [3sc, dec] x3(12)

- Stuff the speaker -

R6)6dec(6)

Finish off and leave a tail for sewing.

Eyes

(make 2)

- use White -

R1)MR + 6sc(6)
R2)6inc(12)
R3)12sc(12)

Finish off with a slip stitch and leave a tail for sewing.


Assembly

  1. Put the Inside of the Head into the Outside part of the Head and sew around to put into place.
  2. Sew the headphone headband to the top of the head.
  3. Sew the headphone speakers each to the side of the monkey’s head, aligning with both ends of the headphone headband.
  4. Sew the head to the body.
  5. Put safety eyes into the white of the eyes, slightly stuff them and sew them to the head.
  6. Sew the tail to the lower back of the body.
  7. Pull tail of one hand through the upper side body, tie to the end of the other hand and pull the first hand again until the knot is hidden within the body.
  8. Pull tail of one foot through the lower side body, tie to the end of the other foot and pull the first foot again until the knot is hidden within the body.
  9. Embroider details such as an ‘X’ on the body and a mouth on the head using Black yarn.
  10. Embroider further facial details such as a nose or cheeks on the head using Pink yarn.

Congrats, you’re done!



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