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#288 Mini Crochet Octopus PDF Pattern

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These mini crocheted octopuses can be your little companions wherever you go! Make a bunch just for fun, or ten of them for an Octopus Tic Tac Toe Set!

Or perhaps you can make some to embellish your summer tote bag. There are lots of possibilities for this great stash buster!

Each octopus is crocheted in one piece, with only a tiny bit of sewing at the end to seal up the bottom after stuffing fiber fill into the head ;-)

The octopus is worked in the round from the head down, beginning with a magic loop ring at the top of the head and ending with the eight tentacles.

Small seed beads are crocheted in for the eyes. The cute samples shown here were crocheted in fingering-weight mercerized cotton with a size C/2 crochet hook, but feel free to use any yarn and corresponding hook size for different-sized octopuses!

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Finished Crocheted Measurements: Ht with tentacles spread out on table = ¾" [2 cm]; Ht with tentacles hanging down = 1 ½" [4 cm].

Skill Level: intermediate-85.jpg

Yarn Used: Yeoman Yarns Cannele 4 ply (100% Mercerized Cotton); 8.82 oz/250 g (959 yds/877 m) per cone: each cone can make MANY octopuses. Colors shown in photos: #144 Aubergine, #39 Orchid, #142 Viola, #28 Ensign, #139 Raspberry, #15 Glycine.

Gauge(s):
Pattern Gauge: 13 sc = 2" [5 cm] and 5 rnds = ¾" [2 cm] in sc.
Yarn Label Information:
 A sock or fingering-weight yarn.


Total Yardage Required:
Approximate total yardage required: 6 yds [5.5 m].

Some suggested yarn substitutes to try:
Sirdar Cotton 4-ply, Knit Picks Comfy Fingering Weight, Rowan Summerlite 4-ply, DMC Natura Just Cotton, Rowan 4 Ply Cotton, Patons UK 100% Cotton 4 Ply, Circulon Yarns Anne, Mayflower Cotton 8
If you have a yarn substitute to suggest for this project, email us!

Crochet Hook Used: Size C/2 [2.75 mm] crochet hook.

Please note: SweaterBabe.com patterns are authorized for home use only and are not to be knit/crocheted for resale. All pattern sales are final.


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