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Lil Octopus


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Lil Fishy Pattern soon to come. :yes

Please send me a pm if you find any errors, enjoy!!! :hook
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Lil Octopus
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Copyright to champygirl November 28, 2010


 

Materials:

Worsted Weight yarn
Size E hook (3.50mm)
Stitch Marker
2 Poney Beads (for Eyes)
Polyfil
Yarn needle (to weave in ends)

Finish Size: About 2 ½”h (5”inches counting tentacles) x 1 ½”w (almost 8” inches across bottom tentacle to tentacle)

Notes:

Octopus is mainly worked in a continuous spiral; do not join unless instructed to.

With Stitch Marker mark first st of each Rnd, moving it up as you go along.

Different Stitches:

Beaded Sc: Insert hook in specified st, yarn over, pull up a loop, take this loop off hook, slide bead onto loop, then insert hook back into loop, yarn over and pull thru both loops on hook.

Directions:

Octopus Top:

Rnd 1: Ch2 leaving a tail, 5 sc in 2nd chain from hook crocheting over tail.
(5sc)

Pull tail taut to close hole from starting.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each of the next 5 sts.
(10sc)

Rnd 3: [2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st] Do this 5 times.
(15sc)

Rnd 4: 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 14 sts.
(16sc)

Rnd 5: 1 sc in each of the next 16 sts.
(16sc)

Rnd 6: 1 sc in each of the next 5 sts, Beaded Sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, Beaded Sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 7 sts.
(16sc)

Rnd 7: 1 sc in each of the next 16 sts.
(16sc)

Rnd 8: 1 sc in each of the next 16 sts.
(16sc)

Sl st in next st and finish off.

Stuff Top Part and then set aside.

Octopus Bottom:

Rnd 1: Ch2 leaving a tail, 5 sc in 2nd chain from hook crocheting over tail.
(5sc)

Pull tail taut to close hole from starting.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each of the next 5 sts.
(10sc)

Rnd 3: [2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st] Do this 4 times, 2 sc in each of the next 2 sts.
(16sc)

Joining:
Line up Bottom Part of Octopus with Top Part. Join the 2 parts together working a sc thru both thicknesses (by inserting hook in a sc of Rnd 3 on Bottom Part before inserting hook into a sc of Rnd 8 on Top Part when working a sc) until there is a small opening, finish stuffing octopus and then finish joining the 2 parts together.
(16sc)

Tentacles:
[sc in next st, Ch13, sc in 2nd chain from hook, 1 sc in each of the next 11 sts, sl st in next st] Do this 8 times.
(8 tentacles, 8sc, 8 sl sts)

Finish off and weave in ends.


 

Enjoy!!!!



Copyright to Amelia Beebe AKA champygirl November 28, 2010. Do not claim this pattern as your own and do not sell the pattern. It is free for a reason. Do not copy and paste pattern to another website, please use a link. You can do whatever you want with the finish item you make. You can sell the finish item, or make it for charity, or make it as a gift. Whatever floats your boat. If you do sell the item online, do not use my photo, make your own and take a picture of that.

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You make the cutest little toys and I thank you for sharing your talent with us. I have made a few of your little ones for charity pocket toys. You have put smiles on little faces and will keep on doing so thru my hands. Again thanks for sharing.

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