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 remarkable.
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 BlanketImagine 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 CostumeIf 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 HatThis 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.
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