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Adorable Octo-Kitty Amigurumi Free Crochet Pattern

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Adorable Octo-Kitty Amigurumi Free Crochet Pattern

Stumbling upon gems in the crochet world makes my day, and today? I hit the jackpot with this crochet octokitty pattern – yep, you got it, an octopus body with a charming kitty noggin! Now, there’s a concoction of critters that revs up my crochet heart. Imagine those wiggly tentacles paired with a purr-fect face, me-ow!

Okay, let’s walk through the mischievous maze of this pattern. The adventure kicks off with a round of chain stitches that embody the kitty face, moving on to those meticulous increases (don’t even get started on those fiddly bobbles).

Then, watch those tentacles come alive with a mix of chains and double crochets — the kind of meditative rhythm that gives you the crochet tingles. As for joining parts? It’s like a puzzle with a snug fit, weaving in ends and adding a dash of personality with each stitch.

Oops, did I skip a stitch there? Not to worry, that’s the essence of handcrafted bohemian allure. And the result? A squishy, huggable octopus that’ll leave everyone paws-itively thrilled!


Designer: Mischievous Monkey

Materials & Tools

  • Velvet yarn (main color)
  • Pink velvet yarn
  • Crochet hook
  • Safety eyes
  • Filling
  • Yarn needle

Abbreviations

Sc – single crochet
Hdc – half double crochet
Dc – double crochet
Sl st -slip stitch
BLO – back loop only
FO – fasten off

Octo-Kitty Amigurumi Free Crochet Pattern

Head

Rnd 1: 8 sc in Mr (8)
Rnd 2: inc all around (16)
Rnd 3: (sc, inc) x 8 (24)
Rnd 4: (2 sc, inc) x 8 (32)
Rnd 5: make first ear: inc, (3 sc, inc) x 2, make 2nd ear, inc, (3 sc, inc) x 3, 2 sc (35)

Ears


1 .In next st: ch 3
Rnd 1: starting in 2nd st from hook, sl st, dc, ch 1
Rnd 2: dc, sl st, ch 1
Rnd 3: sl st, dc, ch 1
Rnd 4: turn, dc, sl st, ch 1
Rnd 5: sl st, dc

2. Fold ear in half with pink facing out
3. Sc around ear
4. back to the main shape: skip 2 st, sc on 3rd stitch, pink facing out.

Octo-Kitty Amigurumi ears

Rnd 6:
1. y/o through one loop of the outer ear (a), one of the inner ear (b), one from the main shape (c). Pull through (d), sc.
2. Repeat twice on next stitches of ear. You should end up at the end of the ear with a total of 3 stitches done (e)
From the side, it should look like the last pic (f)
Sc 11 (along main shape)

Repeat steps for 2nd ear, sc 17 (35)

Octo-Kitty Amigurumi ears 2

Rnd 7: sc, dec, 12 sc, dec, 18 sc (33)
Rnd 8: 23 sc, dec, 8 sc (32)
Rnd 9-11: sc all around (32)
Rnd 12: make 8 tentacles

Tentacles:

Ch 4 in front loop of next st, starting in second loop from hook: sl st, hdc, dc, skip 2 st of main shape, sl st in front loop of 3rd stitch.

Insert eyes between rows 7-8, 9 st apart. Sew on nose in between the eyes, 3 st wide, and blush right next to the eyes, 2 st wide.

Rnd 13: around the tentacles : (sc, inc, [sc, ch, sc] in same stitch, sc, inc, 2 sl st) x 8, ch 1 (85)

Octo-Kitty Amigurumi tentacles

Rnd 14: back to the main shape in R11, BLO: (dec, 2 sc) x 8 (dec inside the tentacle, sc in between them) (24)
Rnd 15: (dec, sc) x 8 (16)

Stuff octopus.

Rnd 16: 8 dec (8)
Rnd 17: 4 dec (4)

Fasten off.

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