The movie, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, leaps into theaters on July 11th.
To celebrate the return of Caesar and his brood, we are going ape - on a much
smaller and cuter scale - with sock monkeys! Take a look at these adorable
adaptations of classic Americana.
Sock Monkey Cookies
Whip up these sock monkey–shaped cookies that will surely be
a hit with the kids. Use your favorite sugar cookie recipe to start and Sweet Sugar Belle
will outline how to frost these deliciously fun treats. These cookies bear a perfect resemblance to their model and the hat complete with pom-pom is
Crochet Sock Monkey Messenger Bag
The trademark red lips and button eyes for this sock monkey messenger bag
are created completely with yarn, and the monkey's arms act as the shoulder strap. Beginners, don’t be afraid to
try your hand at this crochet project – it’s pretty easy to construct. Proudly display your love for cuddly primates at school or while out running errands.
Baby Tights Sock MonkeyRed Ted Art
strays away from the traditional look with this striped sock moneky made with baby tights. Baby tights come in a
wide array of patterns and colors, so this idea will let you create
monkeys with a unique personality. Customize him by changing the color of
his button eyes and mouth.
Sock Monkey Crochet Blanket
Imagine the look of joy on your little one's face when you drape this lovingly-made sock monkey blanket over his shoulders. Equipped
with a hood designed with the trademark face, endearing ears and mittens, this
blanket is sure to be your child’s favorite bedtime companion. Red Heart
provides the free pattern to create this super cute blanket.
Upcycled Sock Monkey Costume
If you have old sweaters, don’t throw them away...Home Made Ginger
upcycled an old sweater
into a baby's sock monkey costume. Use it for a cute photo
shoot or an animal-themed birthday party, too!
Sock Monkey Crochet Hat
This colorful crochet hat
uses vibrant colors to bring
attention to its marvelous construction. The braided yarn that dangles from the
hat's sides is an adorable play on a little girl's pigtails. The large defined ears will help your child stand out from
the crowd while keeping their head warm in frosty weather.
Sock Monkey Quilt
Peek-a-boo flaps hide each smiling sock monkey character in this quilt, giving your
little one a gleeful surprise over and over again. Download this free quilt pattern
and Funky Monkey patch
. Add the Funky Monkey to
this quilt or other projects down the road.