Oh, my stars and garters! The sea has inspired us with another marvel – the amigurumi octopus. Imagine holding a squishy, hand-crafted sea creature, with its curly tentacles, in the palm of your hand. Delightful, isn’t it? This pattern is perfect for both beginners who are looking to dive deep into the amigurumi world and experienced crocheters who cherish a quick yet rewarding project.
Yarn in oceanic blues, vibrant pinks, or any hue your heart desires will breathe life into this sea beauty. The magic really is in those tentacles, spiraling and twirling as if they’re flowing in the ocean current… I’ve got to say, I’m completely charmed by this design.
If you’re looking to gift someone a handcrafted token of love or simply want to add to your ocean-themed collection, this is your pattern! Trust me, this little creature will sweep you off your feet.
Pattern Designer: Crochet._.Girl
- 2.5 mm crochet hook
- 5mm Safety eyes
- Keychain (optional)
Mr – magic ring
Sc – single crochet
Inc – increase
Dec – decrease
Ch – chain
() – number of total stitchers of that round
Rnd 1: 6 sc in Mr
Rnd 2: 6 inc (12)
Rnd 3: (1 inc, sc) * 6 (18)
Rnd 4: (1 inc, 2 sc) * 6 (24)
Rnd 5-9: 24 sc
Rnd 10: (4 ch, 3 sc into bottom 3 chs), 3 sc) * 6 (24 stitches woth 6 arms & legs)
**repeat () and 3 sc 6 times
Rnd 11: 24 sc ** sc into the 3 sc between the arms & legs, bring the yarn under the arms & legs
Rnd 12: (dc, 1 sc) * 8 (16)
Rnd 13: 8 dc (8)
If you’re a fan of crochet and cute animals, then this amigurumi octopus pattern is perfect for you!
With step-by-step instructions, even beginners can create their own cuddly cephalopod companion. Start by gathering your materials – colorful yarn, a crochet hook, stuffing, and safety eyes. Then follow the detailed instructions to create each individual tentacle before attaching them all together to form the body.
The end result? A charming little sea creature that’s sure to bring joy to anyone who sees it! Crocheting this amigurumi octopus offers an opportunity for creativity as well as relaxation.