Ollivander Octopus

Jan 26, 2008
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Introduction

Ollivander Octopus

make your own cute octopus!

Materials List

materials needed: crochet hook size 4.00, worsted yarn, yarn needle for sewing, stuffing, stitch marker, 2 wiggly eyes or beads for eyes, or you can just embroider eyes with yarn

Finished Size

finished size is about 4" tall

Gauge

gauge: 7sc=2" 2rows=1"

Notes

*NOTE* do not join rounds, use stitch marker and move it after each round is finished

The Pattern

top part of body:
rnd 1: ch 2, 6sc in 2nd ch, place marker
rnd 2: *2sc* around (12sc)
work in both loops from now on
rnd 3: *sc in next st, 2sc in next st* (18)
rnd 4: *sc in next 2st, 2sc in next st* (24)
rnd 5: *sc in next 3st, 2sc in next st* (30)
rnd 6: *sc in next 4st, 2sc in next st* (36)
rnds7-11: *sc*
rnd 12: *sc in next 4st, sc dec* (30)
rnd 13: *sc in next 3st, sc dec* (24)
rnd 14: *sc in next 2st, sc dec* (18)
rnd 15: *sc*
rnd 16: ch2 (counts as first hdc) 2hdc in same st, sc in next st
*3hdc in next st, sc in next st* join

finish off, weave in ends

bottom part of body:
rnd 1: ch 2, 6sc in 2nd ch, place marker
rnd 2: *2sc* around (12sc)
rnd 3: *sc in next st, 2sc in next st* (18)
rnds 4-5: *sc*
finish off leaving a long end for sewing to top part of body
stuff body, and sew bottom part to rnd 15 of body

legs: make 8:
rnd 1: ch 2, 6sc in 2nd ch, place marker
rnd 2: *2sc* around (12sc)
rnds 3-6: *sc*

finish off, leaving a long end for sewing to body

assembly:
stuff each leg lightly, sew closed

sew each leg to bottom piece of body, you may need to overlap the legs a bit or all eight won't fit

attach eyes between rnds 9 & 10 of body about 2" apart from each other

enjoy :o)

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http://naidascrochet.tripod.com/

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http://yarnchick.blogspot.com/

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LindaM@185 wrote
on Jul 9, 2009 11:58 PM

My great-grandson loves his new toy. Thank you for the pattern