A fancy but cute, Lazy but Sweet monkey pattern. If you like mischief, a Lazy monkey Amigurumi crochet pattern is for you.

To crochet this amigurumi sloth you need:

  • Fine semi-cotton yarn (160 m / 50 g) in beige, white and black colors
  • 2 mm crochet hook
  • 9-10 mm safety or button eyes
  • Fiberfill for stuffing
  • Some wire
  • Scissors and sewing needle

Skill level: easy

The size of finished amigurumi sloth is about 10-11 cm (4″) when sitting. It can be bigger if you use DK yarn and 3 mm hook.

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = increase (2 sc in one st)
dec = decrease (2 sc together)
sl st = slip stitch
hdc = half double crochet
(..) = repeat the space in brackets the given number of times
[..] = total number of stitches

Head:

Crochet with beige yarn.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]

Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]

Rnd 3: (sc in next st, inc) repeat 6 times [18]

Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 st, inc) repeat 6 times [24]

Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 st, inc) repeat 6 times [30]

Rnd 6: (sc in next 4 st, inc) repeat 6 times [36]

Rnd 7: (sc in next 5 st, inc) repeat 6 times [42]

Rnd 8: (sc in next 6 st, inc) repeat 6 times [48]

Rnd 9-12: sc in all 48 st [48]

Rnd 13: (sc in next 6 st, dec) repeat 6 times [42]

Rnd 14: (sc in next 5 st, dec) repeat 6 times [36]

Rnd 15: (sc in next 4 st, dec) repeat 6 times [30]

Rnd 16: (sc in next 3 st, dec) repeat 6 times [24]

Rnd 17: (sc in next 2 st, dec) repeat 6 times [18]

Finish with sl st. Fasten off leaving a tail for sewing.

Body:
Crochet with beige yarn.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]

Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]

Rnd 3: (sc in next st, inc) repeat 6 times [18]

Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 st, inc) repeat 6 times [24]

Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 st, inc) repeat 6 times [30]

Rnd 6: (sc in next 4 st, inc) repeat 6 times [36]

Rnd 7-13: sc in all 36 st [36]

Rnd 14: (sc in next 4 st, dec) repeat 6 times [30]

Rnd 15: (sc in next 3 st, dec) repeat 6 times [24]

Rnd 16: (sc in next 2 st, dec) repeat 6 times [18]

Finish with sl st. Fasten off and hide the end.

Arms (make 2):
Work with beige yarn.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]

Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]

Rnd 3-17: sc in all 12 st [12]

Rnd 18: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]

Finish with sl st. Fasten off leaving a tail for sewing.

Legs (make 2):
Crochet with beige yarn.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]

Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]

Rnd 3-19: sc in all 12 st [12]

Rnd 20: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]

Finish with sl st. Fasten off leaving a tail for sewing.

Muzzle:
Crochet 8 ch with white yarn. Continue crocheting around the foundation chain.

Rnd 1: 5 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, sc in next 5 st, 6 sc in last st, turn, sc in next 5 st, join with sl st [21]

Rnd 2: 2 ch, 2 hdc in next 5 st, hdc in next 5 st, 2 hdc in next 6 st, hdc in next 5 st, hdc in the base of 2 ch, sl st [33]

Fasten off leaving a tail for sewing.

Eye spots (make 2):
Crochet with black yarn.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]

Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]

Finish with sl st. Fasten off leaving a tail for sewing.

Insert eyes into the black spots and then into the white muzzle. Sew on the spots with needle.

Heart:
Crochet with red yarn.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]

Rnd 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]

Rnd 3: (sc in next st, inc) repeat 6 times [18]

Rnd 4-5: sc in all 18 st [18]

Rnd 6: (sc in next 5 st, inc) repeat 3 times [21]

Rnd 7: sc in all 21 st [21]

Fasten off. Crochet the second part in the same way but don’t fasten off. Put the parts together and crochet sc in next 4 st of both parts. Continue crocheting around (excluding 4 st where you joined two parts). Stuff as you go.

Rnd 8: sc in all 34 st (sc in next 17 st of the first part + sc in next 17 st of the second part) [34]

Rnd 9: sc in next 7 st, dec, sc in next 15 st, dec, sc in next 8 st [32]

Rnd 10: sc in next 7 st, dec, sc in next 14 st, dec, sc in next 7 st [30]

Rnd 11: sc in next 6 st, dec, sc in next 14 st, dec, sc in next 6 st [28]

Rnd 12: sc in next 6 st, dec, sc in next 13 st, dec, sc in next 5 st [26]

Rnd 13: sc in next 4 st, dec, sc in next 5 st, dec, sc in next 4 st, dec, sc in next 5 st, dec [22]

Rnd 14: sc in next 3 st, dec, sc in next 4 st, dec, sc in next 3 st, dec, sc in next 4 st, dec [18]

Rnd 15: (sc in next st, dec) repeat 6 times [12]

Rnd 16: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]

Fasten off leaving a small tail. Pass the yarn tail through the front loops of the rest 6 stitches with your hook or sewing needle and pull to close the hole. Weave in the end.

Assembly:
1. Insert safety eyes with the muzzle into the head between Rnd 12 and Rnd 13 and fasten them. Stuff the head with fiberfill.
2. Sew on the muzzle. Embroider a nose and side spots with black yarn.
3. Make two wire frames for arms and legs and insert them in the body like it’s shown in the picture (between Rnds 7-8, and between Rnds 13-14). Stuff the body with fiberfill.
4. Sew the head to the body.
5. Stuff the arms and the legs slightly and sew them on.
6. Embroider the claws with white yarn.