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Hi! I make lots of things. My grandmother taught me to knit when I was 4 and created a monster.

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Realistic Octopus

from Ruby Submarine
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Realistic Octopus
Realistic Octopus
Realistic Octopus
Realistic Octopus
Realistic Octopus
Realistic Octopus

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • single crochet
  • half-double crochet
  • invisible decrease
  • some sewing to put it together

Pattern Description:

A sorta realistic crochet octopus with lovely curling arms. Mostly single crochet and half double crochet, using increases and decreases. I love adding big cute eyes on at the end!

Great gifts for scientists, animal lovers, amigurumi fans, cephalopod nuts, marine biologists...


not critical, just make sure you use a smaller hook than the yarn calls for when making the head!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 8" give or take


  • Chunky weight yarn, approx 70 yards
  • Size G hook
  • Size J hook
  • polyfill
  • safety eyes (optional)

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers
  • tapestry needle

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