2016 will be a prosperous year for those who were born in the Year of the Monkey.
This year, Chinese New Year comes in early February – on February 8th, 2016. If you were born after January in 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968, 1956, 1944, 1932 and 1920 then you can count yourself as a monkey!
If you’ve seen monkeys depicted in Chinese folklore and artwork, you will often notice the monkey holding an ‘immortal peach’. Peaches symbolize longevity and immortality so you will often see them consumed as buns at birthday’s for the elderly! Crochet Monkey Pattern