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Home : Patterns : Amigurumi Octopus
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi Octopus

Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern #: 70588AD
Rating: *****4.9 (based on 57 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
3 in. (7.5 cm) tall

PUBLISHED IN:  knit.1
CORRECTIONS: None
 

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One of our menagerie of amigurumi animals, this cheery octopus is sure to be a favorite.
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*Lion Wool (Article #820). 100% wool; package size: 3.00oz/85.00 gr. (158yds/144m) pull skeins

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•  820-147 Lion Wool Yarn: Purple
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter
Small amount of red yarn
Fiberfill stuffing
 

Amigurumi Octopus

Lion Brand® Lion® Wool

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:

Octopus is worked in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.

BODY
Ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker upas each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 42 sc.
Rnds 8-17: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc. Following package directions, attach safety eyes. Stuff piece.
Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 22: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.
Rnd 23: (Sc2tog) around - 6 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Weave tail through last rnd and gather tightly. Knot to secure.

TENTACLES (make 8)
Ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnds 3-10: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Stuff Tentacles and sew to Body. With red yarn, embroider straight stitch smile. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.9 (based on 57 reviews)
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♥Amigurumi Octopus♥ Reviewed by Alyson on 2014-08-13 *****
I made this octopus for my cousin, she's going away to college soon and I wanted her to have something to remember me by while she's away. This was one of the easiest patterns I've ever followed. A little time consuming (as most projects are), But totally worth it!!!


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