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Amigurumi Octopus
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 81095AD

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

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-145 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Eggplant Dark purple
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.29

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

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:
Work 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 st around - 12 sts.


Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts; rep from * around - 42 sts.
Rnds 8-17: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 5 sts; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Following package directions, attach safety eyes.

Stuff piece.
Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 22: *Sc2tog, sc in next st; rep from * around - 12 sts.
Rnd 23: (Sc2tog) around - 6 sts.
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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