Simeon the Meerkat

Simeon is a happy-go-lucky meerkat always on the lookout for making new friends. One day he spotted a brightly coloured ball of yarn and a hook like stick in the desert and taught himself to crochet. He made himself a sweater and proudly likes to show it off to his new friends.


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NOTE: Pattern is in pdf format, written in English only using US Crochet terminology.

Simeon measures approximately 20cm (8 inches) tall when made with 8 ply (US Light Worsted / UK DK) yarn and 3.5mm crochet hook. 

Skill Level: Beginner.

Materials to make Simeon the Meerkat.

  • 3.5mm crochet hook
  •  8 ply Acrylic yarn in Light Brown at least 66g (182m/199yds) 
  • 8 ply Acrylic yarn in Dark Brown at least 12g (33m/36yds) 
  • 8 ply Acrylic yarn in Lime Green at least 20g (55m/60yds) 
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle
  • Polyester toy stuffing
  • 2x 13.5mm plastic safety eyes
  • Sewing pins
  • Stitch markers
  • Dark brown felting wool
  • Felting needle

I’d love to see your finished Hello Yellow Yarn amigurumis! Post a picture on Instagram with #helloyellowyarn (or tag me @maryjcarlos) or post on my Facebook page.

Wait, did you know…?

Simeon the Meerkat’s pattern is also available from the book Zoomigurumi 8.