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Amigurumi Octopus
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern Number: 70588AD One of our menagerie of amigurumi animals, this cheery octopus is sure to be a favorite.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
3 in. (7.5 cm) tall

PUBLISHED IN: knit.1


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

820-147 Lion Wool Yarn: Purple

True, medium purple.


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter Small amount of red yarn Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:
Octopus is worked in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


INSTRUCTIONS



BODY
Ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker upas each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 42 sc.
Rnds 8-17: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.

Following package directions, attach safety eyes.

Stuff piece.
Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 22: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.
Rnd 23: (Sc2tog) around - 6 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Weave tail through last rnd and gather tightly.

Knot to secure.



TENTACLES (make 8)
Ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnds 3-10: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Stuff Tentacles and sew to Body.

With red yarn, embroider straight stitch smile.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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