Easy Crochet Monkey Hat Pattern

Get ready to unleash your inner cheekiness with my Crochet Monkey Hat Pattern, suitable for all sizes from baby to adult.

This playful crochet beanie pattern will guide you in creating an adorable and whimsical monkey-themed hat, perfect for adding a touch of fun and warmth to your winter wardrobe. The free crochet pattern is below.

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CROCHET PATTERN INFORMATION

Skill Level

Beginner. This crochet hat pattern uses basic stitches in basic form and in simple repeats in rounds.

Crochet Project Materials

Crochet Monkey Hat Size Chart

Hat SizeCrownCircumferenceHeight
Baby5 inches14-15 inches6 inches
Toddler 6 inches18-19 inches7 inches
Child6.5 inches19-20 inches7.5 inches
Adult7 inches20-23 inches8 inches
Crochet Monkey Hat Size Chart

Crochet Gauge

15 stitches = 4 inches

9 rows = 4 inches

  • This crochet beanie pattern starts with a magic circle.
  • The beginning of each round starts with a chain which does not count as your first stitch. 
  • Join in the round with a slip stitch to the first stitch made in that round. 
  • Repeat instructions between asterisks (*) for the remainder of the round.
  • You are crocheting in the round and working from the top of the hat down.
  • You can make any size hat longer or shorter by repeating or eliminating the last round. 
  • dc = double crochet stitches
  • hdc = half double crochet stitches
  • sc = single crochet stitches
  • st = stitch
  • sts = stitches
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ch = chain
  • chs = chains
  • rnd = round
  • rnds = rounds
  • rem = remaining
  • blo = back loop only
  • flo = front loop only
  • ws = wrong side
  • rs = right side

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CROCHET MONKEY HAT PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

Monkey Hat Pattern

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 11 dc, join with sl st to the top of the first dc (11 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in each st, join (22 stitches)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next st*, join (33 stitches)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 2 sts*, join (44 stitches)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 10 sts*, join (48 stitches)

Baby Size Continued

Rnds 6-14: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (48 stitches)

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

Toddler Size Continued

Rnd 6: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 11 sts*, join (52 stitches)

Rnd 7: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 12 sts*, join (56 stitches)

Rnds 8-17: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (56 stitches)

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

Child Size Continued

Rnd 6: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 11 sts*, join (52 stitches)

Rnd 7: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 12 sts*, join (56 stitches)

Rnd 8: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 13 sts*, join (60 stitches)

Rnds 9-18: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (60 stitches)

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

Adult Size Continued

Rnd 6: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 11 sts*, join (52 stitches)

Rnd 7: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 12 sts*, join (56 stitches)

Rnd 8: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 13 sts*, join (60 stitches)

Rnd 9: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 14 sts*, join (64 stitches)

Rnds 10-19: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (64 stitches)

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

Monkey Face Pattern

Rnd 1: Ch 12, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next 8 chs, 4 hdc in last ch, you will finish the round by working in the backside of the chs, hdc in 9 chs, join (22 stitches)

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Round 1

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in first 2 sts, hdc 7, 2 hdc in next 4 sts, hdc 7, 2 hdc in last 2 sts, join (30 stitches)

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Round 2

Rnd 3: Ch 2, 2 hdc in first 3 sts, hdc 9, 2 hdc in next 6 sts, hdc 9, 2 hdc in last 3 sts, join (42 stitches)

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Round 3

☞ Stop here for the baby size. Continue to round 4 for the toddler, child, and adult sizes.

Rnd 4: Ch 2, 2 hdc in first 4 sts, hdc 13, 2 hdc in next 8 sts, hdc 13, 2 hdc in last 4 sts, join (58 stitches)

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Round 4

Monkey Nose Pattern

Rnd 1: Ch 5, 2 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, 4 hdc in last ch, you will finish the round by working in the backside of the chs, hdc in next ch, 2 hdc in last ch, join (10 stitches)

Fasten off and sew the nose onto the face. Make sure the nose is centered.

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Sew the face onto the hat. Make sure the face is centered.

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Monkey Eye Patch Pattern

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 9 hdc, join with sl st to the top of the first hdc (9 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in each st, join (18 stitches)

☞ Stop here for the baby size. Continue to round 3 for the toddler, child, and adult sizes.

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 hdc, hdc in next st*, join (27 stitches)

Monkey Pupil Pattern

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 9 hdc, join and fasten off (9 stitches)

Use scraps of white yarn to add the eye “sparkle”.

Sew the pupils onto the eye patches.

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Sew the eyes onto the hat. Make sure they are centered over the face.

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Monkey Ears Pattern

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 9 hdc, join with sl st to the top of the first hdc (9 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in each st, join (18 stitches)

☞ Stop here for the baby size. Continue to round 3 for the toddler, child, and adult sizes.

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 hdc, hdc in next st*, join (27 stitches)

Sew the ears onto the hat. The ears should be in line with the eyes.

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Monkey Smile Instructions

Use a piece of black yarn to sew a smile on the face.

crochet monkey hat being made
crochet monkey hat

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