Octopus Amigurumi

octopus amigurumi-01I’ve been so busy with my freelance work and I couldn’t find time to crochet. Yesterday I just feel like crocheting and this cute little octopus amigurumi came out of my mind. I was happy with the finished project. It turned out cute and it’s quite a stress reliever. I’m glad to share this pattern with you. I hope you like it.   

 

Materials Needed:

Worsted Weight Yarn in Light Yellow

3.5 mm steel hook

Crochet Thread in black,white and blue for the eyes and mouth

1.3 mm steel hook

Tapestry Needle

Yarn Cutter

Poly Fill

 

Finished item dimensions:

height:  2“

width: 2.5″   

 

Crochet Abbreviations:

SC – single crochet

dec – decrease

inc – increase

 

Instructions:

Body

Using Worsted Weight Yarn in Light Yellow

Round 1: Magic Circle with a base of 6 stitches 

Round 2:  SC inc in each stitch around= 12 sts

Round 3: (SC increase, SC in next)* repeat 6 times around = 18 sts

Round 4: (SC inc, SC  in next 2 sts) * repeat 6 times around = 24 sts

Round 5: (SC inc, SC in next 3 sts) * repeat 6 times around = 30 sts

Round 6: (SC inc, SC in next 4 sts) * repeat 6 times around = 36 sts

Round 7:  (SC inc, SC in next 5 stitches)* repeat 6 times around  =42 sts

Round 8:  SC in the next 42 stitches = 42 stitches

Round 9: (SC dec, SC in next 5 sts) * repeat 6 times around = 36 sts

Round 10:  (SC dec, SC in next 4 sts) * repeat 6 times around = 30 sts

Round 11: (SC dec, SC  in next 3 sts) * repeat 6 times around = 24 sts

Stuff body with Poly Fill and continue stuffing as you go.

Round 12: (SC dec, SC in next 2 sts )* repeat 6 times around = 18 sts

Round 13:  SC dec in each stitch around= 12 sts

Round 14: 6 SC around Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing. Sew the body shut.  

 

Tentacles (make 8)

Using Worsted Weight Yarn in Light Yellow

Round 1: Magic Circle with a base of 6 stitches

Round 2:  SC inc in each stitch around= 12 sts

Round 3-6: SC in each stitch around = 12 stitches Stuff  with Poly Fill

Round 7: SC dec in each stitch around= 6 stitches

Leave a tail for sewing the tentacles to the 2nd and 3rd round of the  body.

 

Eyes

Use  black crochet thread

Round 1: Magic Circle with a base of 6 stitches

Change to blue crochet thread

Round 2:  SC inc in each stitch around= 12 sts

leave a tail to sew the eyes to the  7th and 9th round of the body

Before sewing the eyes to the body, sew a white crochet thread to the eyes as shown on the picture above.

 

Mouth

Sew a black crochet thread for the mouth on the 5th round of the body.

 

 

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Feel free to share this pattern with your friends. You can sell the finished item from my patterns but not the pattern itself. Credit me as the Designer and provide a link back to my site.

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Lisa
Lisa
6 years ago

I just found you on Pinterest, and I love this little guy. I’ll be back often.
Lisa in Alabama

6 years ago

Thanks Lisa:)

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