Monkey Baby Blanket – Crochet Pattern by Crafting Happiness
It’s time for another baby blanket, this time I created the 3in1 Jungle Monkey Baby Blanket.
And what a great idea! A warm cuddly blanket or playmat that the baby can play on and then it folds into a decorative monkey toy to decorate the nursery.
This blanket is perfect for a minimalist home, it’s gender-neutral and looks gorgeous when folded and rested on the cot. I used the textured cluster stitch for the blanket part to give some texture to the monkey’s coat.
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A Multipurpose Baby Blanket
The Monkey baby blanket acts as a blanket, a play mat, a toy, and a decoration for the nursery. It is the perfect baby blanket for a modern home where space is limited.
It is a blanket that keeps your child warm and snuggly.
If you travel, your baby stays warm and entertained while playing with the monkey toy attached to the blanket.
At home, use this blanket as a play mat.
When not in use, fold it back and it instantly transforms into a cute monkey decoration for your nursery that you can rest on the cot to entertain your little one with.
The Perfect Birthday Or Baby Shower Gift
This adorable monkey baby blanket will make a wonderful baby shower gift to an expecting mom that can be used year after year as a blanket, toy, or playmat.
The 3in1 Monkey Baby Blanket was designed to fit into a Wildlife, Safari, or Jungle theme, this monkey will fit right in. Check out my other designs for these nursery decors: the elephant, the giraffe, and the lion.
The pattern is designed with Aran yarn, but you can use DK yarn if you wish, and make adjustments to the blanket size, the body parts will come out just a little smaller but keep their shape.
It’s warm and cuddly and any child would love to have one to snuggle with at night. A great Birthday gift for a little one.
Format & Terms
- Pattern written in US terms using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
- PDF file format
- Written in English only
- blanket 100cm by 75cm
- head 13cm in diameter
- 8 x 100g in Espresso
- 1 x 100g in Cappuccino
- crochet hooks: 5mm
- toy stuffing
- 14mm green safety doll eyes
- stitch marker, scissors, darning needle
Skills & Abbreviations
Most basic stitches below have their own tutorial on my blog or YouTube channel paired with a video. If you are not sure how to crochet them, click the blue link and you will be taken to the separate instructions.
Learn how to crochet the textured cluster stitch used on this blanket with this easy step-by-step tutorial for beginners.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
I am stuck on this pattern, can you help?
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That doesn’t mean that you can’t contact me if there is a mistake or something unclear with this pattern, it simply means that you will need to learn the stitches, and the techniques and learn how to read a pattern on your own.
Can I crochet this blanket using DK yarn (light worsted yarn #3)?
Yes, you can! The body parts will come out a little smaller than my own, but still in the same shape. The blanket can be adjusted by simply crocheting more chains in the starting chain.
Do I have to use the same yarn brand as you to get the same result?
No, you don’t. You can use any brand you like but pay attention to the yardage, different brands have different yardage. I recommend this yarn because it has beautiful colors and washes well.
Can I change the size of the blanket?
Yes, you can. Each pattern can be adjusted by simply changing the number of starting chains and rows. Please keep in mind that making the blanket a lot larger than advise will change the way it looks when folded.
Can I sell items made with your pattern?
Yes, you can if you make them yourself. Mass production of my patterns is not allowed without written consent from me, the designer. Please check the copyright section for more details.
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