Velvet Cheburashka Monkey Amigurumi Free Pattern – Crochet Joy for Your DIY Adventure!

Welcome to the world of crochet magic, where creativity knows no bounds! If you’re on the lookout for a delightful and huggable project, our Velvet Cheburashka Monkey Amigurumi Free Pattern is just what you need. Whether you’re a crochet enthusiast or a curious beginner, this charming monkey plush is bound to steal your heart.

With its velvety softness and whimsical charm, the Cheburashka Monkey is a perfect companion for both kids and the young at heart. And the best part? We’re offering you the pattern for free! So, grab your crochet hooks and let’s embark on a journey of DIY joy.

Our easy-to-follow instructions make this amigurumi project accessible to all skill levels. From the initial stitches to the final touches, each step is crafted with love and precision. The end result? A handmade masterpiece that radiates warmth and personality.

So, why wait? Dive into the world of crochet with our Velvet Cheburashka Monkey Amigurumi Free Pattern and infuse your days with handmade happiness. Your crafting adventure begins here!

MATERIALS NEEDED: 

Yarn WOLANS Bunny baby, color 100-40 brown – 3 skeins for the head and paws, color 100-18 beige – 2 skeins for the foot and face. 

Yarn YarnArt Jeans, color 53 black – a small amount for decoration. For weighting the head, choose a similar color to the main one. 

Pair of safety eyes 20 MM. 

Nose 16-18 mm. 

Wire for legs and arms 35 mm (you can use 40 mm for legs, depending on the density of your knitting). You can also knit arms and legs as you go. 

Crochet hook number 4 (for me). 

Filling material. 

Scissors. 

Knitting markers. 

Thick needle with a large eye (for sewing details) and a long one for weighting the head. 

The height of the finished toy is 40 cm. 

ABBREVIATIONS: 

MR – MAGIC RING 

SC – SINGLE CROCHET 

HDC – HALF DOUBLE CROCHET 

DC – DOUBLE CROCHET 

TR – TREBLE CROCHET 

INC – INCREASE (WORK 2 SC IN ONE LOOP) 

DEC – DECREASE (WORK 2 SC TOGETHER) 

SL ST – SLIP STITCH 

CH – CHAIN 

BLO – BACK LOOP ONLY 

FLO – FRONT LOOP ONLY 

PS – PUFF STITCH (3 DC IN ONE LOOP) 

() x – REPEAT THE SPECIFIED NUMBER OF TIMES 

Arms and legs are jointed, head and tail are sewn. 

PATTERN

LOWER PAW: 

Start knitting with BEIGE yarn. 

1st row: 6 SC, in the 2nd from the hook – 4 SC, 3 SC in the last loop, on the other side of the chain 3 SC, INC (12). 

2nd row: INC, 3 SC, INC x 3, 3 SC, INC x 2 (18). 

3rd row: 1 SC, INC, 3 SC, (1 SC, INC) x 3, 3 SC, (1 SC, INC) x 2 (24). 

4th row: 2 SC, INC, 3 SC, (2 SC, INC) x 3, 3 SC, (2 SC, INC) x 2 (30). 

5th row: 3 SC, INC, 3 SC, (3 SC, INC) x 3, 3 SC, (3 SC, INC) x 2 (36). 

6th row: (SC, INC) x 18 (54). 

(In the next row, change the sand-colored thread to brown for 3 stitches) 

7th row: 54 SC around BLO. 

In the next row, crochet the fingers. 

8th row: 17 SC (PS, 3 SC) x 3, PS, 24 SC. 

9th row: 54 SC (In this row, I did not finish 3 SC to stop exactly in the middle of the foot behind. Make sure the marker is exactly in the middle of the foot behind in this row!). 

10th row: 12 SC, (4 SC, DEC) x 4, 14 SC, DEC x 2 (48). 

11th row: 11 SC, (3 SC, DEC) x 4, 17 SC (44). 

12th row: 10 SC, (2 SC, DEC) x 4, 18 SC (40). 

13th row: 10 SC, (1 SC, DEC) x 4, 18 SC (36). 

14th row: 12 SC, (DEC) x 4, 16 SC (32). 

15th row: (2 SC, DEC) x 8 (24). 

16th row: 24 SC. 

17th row: (2 SC, DEC) x 6 (18). 

Fill the lower part of the paw. 

18th-25th rows: 18 SC – 8 rows. 

If you are going to knit the paws, knit another 9th row. Fill the paw at the 10th end and approximately at the 20th center, fold it in half so that the fingers point straight forward and crochet 9 SC together. Secure and cut the thread. 

25th row: (1 SC, DEC) x 6 (12). 

Insert the joint between rows 24 and 25. 

Fill the paw to the end. 

26th row: DEC x 6. 

Tighten the remaining hole with a needle, cut the thread, secure. 

UPPER PAW: 

Knit with BROWN yarn. 

1st row: 6 SC in MR or 2 CH, in the 2nd CH from the hook 6 SC. 

2nd row: INC around (12). 

3rd row: (1 SC, INC) x 6 (18). 

4th row: (2 SC, INC) x 6 (24). 

5th row: (3 SC, INC) x 6 (30). 

6th row: (4 SC, INC) x 6 (36). 

7th row: (5 SC, INC) x 6 (42). 

8th row: (6 SC, INC) x 6 (48). 

9th row: (7 SC, INC) x 6 (54). 

10th row: (8 SC, INC) x 6 (60). 

11th row: (9 SC, INC) x 6 (66). 

12th-17th rows: 66 SC – 6 rows. 

Insert the lower paws between the 12th and 13th rows, about 24 SC apart. 

If you are going to knit the paws, do it in the 13th row – 12 SC, 9 HDC together with the paw, 24 SC, 9 SC together with the paw, 12 SC. 

18th row: (9 SC, DEC) x 6 (60). 

19th row: 60 SC. 

20th row: (8 SC, DEC) x 6 (54). 

21st row: 54 SC. 

22nd row: (7 SC, DEC) x 6 (48). 

23rd-28th rows: 48 SC – 6 rows. 

29th row: (6 SC, DEC) x 6 (42). 

30th-31st rows: 42 SC – 2 rows. 

32nd row: (5 SC, DEC) x 6 (36). 

33rd-35th rows: 36 SC – 3 rows. 

DEC (4 SC, DEC) x 6 (24). 

37th row: 24 SC. 

Insert the upper paws between the 34th and 35th rows, aligning with the lower paws. 

If you are going to knit the paws, do it in the 35th row – for this, finish the 34th row exactly in the middle of the back and knit 6 SC, 7 SC together with the paw, 11 SC, 7 SC together with the paw, 5 SC. Orient yourself to your knitting, make sure that the lower and upper paws are proportional. 

FILL THE BODY TIGHTLY AS YOU GO. 

TAIL: 

Knit with additional color yarn in turning rows. At the end of each knitting, make CH and turn the knitting. 

1st row: Make a chain of 7 CH with the 2nd CH from the hook: 6 HDC. 

2nd row: (HDC, 4 HDC, INC) (8). 

3rd row: 8 HDC (8). 

4th row: INC, 6 HDC, INC (10). 

5th row: 10 HDC (10). 

6th row: (HDC, 8 HDC, INC) (12). 

7th-10th rows: 12 HDC – 4 rows. 

11th row: (2 HDC, DEC) x 3 (9). 

12th row: (1 HDC, DEC) x 3 (6). 

13th row: DEC x 3 (3). 

Finish off our hump with HDC in the corners, making increases. 

Secure the thread, cut it, leave a tail for sewing.” 

Sewing the Head to the Body: 

First Part of the Head: 

1st row: 6 SC in MR (Magic Ring) or (2 chains, in the 2nd from the hook – 6 SC). 

2nd row: INC (12). 

3rd row: (1 SC, INC) x 6 (18). 

4th row: (2 SC, INC) x 6 (24). 

5th row: (3 SC, INC) x 6 (30). 

6th row: (4 SC, INC) x 6 (36). 

7th row: (5 SC, INC) x 6 (42). 

8th row: (6 SC, INC) x 6 (48). 

9th row: (7 SC, INC) x 6 (54). 

10th row: (8 SC, INC) x 6 (60). 

11th-14th rows: 60 SC – 4 rows. 

15th row: (8 SC, DEC) x 6 (54). 

16th row: (7 SC, DEC) x 6 (48). 

17th row: (6 SC, DEC) x 6 (42). 

18th row: (5 SC, DEC) x 6 (36). 

19th row: (4 SC, DEC) x 6 (30). 

20th row: (3 SC, DEC) x 6 (24). 

Fold the ear in half and crochet 12 SC together. 

Second Part of the Head (Face): 

Start crocheting the face with BEIGE yarn. 

1st row: Chain, skip 2nd chain from the hook, (PR, 1 SC, PRx4, 1 SC, PR) (10). 

2nd row: PRx2, 1 SC, PRx4, 1 SC, PRx2 (18). 

3rd row: (SC, PR) x 2, 1 SC, (SC, PR) x 4, 1 SC, (SC, PR) x 2 (26). 

4th row: (2 SC, PR) x 2, 1 SC, (2 SC, PR) x 4, 1 SC, (2 SC, PR) x 2 (34). 

5th row: (3 SC, PR) x 2, 1 SC, (3 SC, PR) x 4, 1 SC, (3 SC, PR) x 2 (42). 

6th row: (4 SC, PR) x 2, 1 SC, (4 SC, PR) x 4, 1 SC, (4 SC, PR) x 2 (50). 

7th row: (5 SC, PR) x 2, 1 SC, (5 SC, PR) x 4, 1 SC, (5 SC, PR) x 2 (58). 

8th row: (6 SC, PR) x 2, 1 SC, (6 SC, PR) x 4, 1 SC, (6 SC, PR) x 2 (66). 

9th row: (10 SC, PR) x 6 (72). 

If necessary, add stitch markers to ensure the rows align properly. 

Bangs and Additional Details: 

In the next row, change the color to brown and start creating bangs. 

10th row: 31 SC (for 3 chains), 2 SC for both sides, 2 SC through one row, 1 SC through 2 rows, 2 SC through one row, 2 SC for both sides, 32 SC (72). 

11th-12th rows: 72 SC – 2 rows. 

Adding Eyes and Nose: 

Attach the eyes between the 5th and 6th rows, distancing from the brown color, and place the nose 2-3 rows below the eyes. 

In the next row, start crocheting the ears. Adjust stitch markers as needed to center the head. 

Crocheting Ears: 

13th row: 12 SC, 12 SC together with the ear, 24 SC, 12 SC together with the ear, 12 SC (72). 

14th-19th rows: 72 SC – 6 rows. 

20th row: (10 SC, DEC) x 6 (66). 

21st row: (9 SC, DEC) x 6 (60). 

22nd row: (8 SC, DEC) x 6 (54). 

Filling the Head: 

Fill the head well. Add additional filling as needed during crocheting. 

Closing the Head: 

23rd row: (7 SC, DEC) x 6 (48). 

24th row: (6 SC, DEC) x 6 (42). 

25th row: (5 SC, DEC) x 6 (36). 

26th row: (4 SC, DEC) x 6 (30). 

27th row: (3 SC, DEC) x 6 (24). 

28th row: (2 SC, DEC) x 6 (18). 

29th row: (1 SC, DEC) x 6 (12). 

30th row: DEC x 6 (6). 

Finishing: 

Close the remaining hole with a needle, secure the thread. 

Note: The instructions include details about shaping the eyes, nose, mouth, and other facial features. Also, there’s a mention of decorating Cheburashka with bows as per your preference. 

Feel free to ask if you have any specific questions or need further clarification! 

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