Common Octopus from Amigurumi Knits!

Let me preface this project by saying Hansi Singh is an amazing pattern designer!
Cassiemarie's Common Octopus
Project Details:
Yarn -- Handspun bulky 2ply llama and pink recycled yarn.
Needles -- Size 8 dpn's, yarn needle
Modifications -- went up a couple needles sizes and used a bulky yarn, used scrap yarn for stuffing, and wooden buttons for eyes.
Cassiemarie's Common Octopus
All of the parts before assembly. I cut it close with the pink yarn - I only had about 24 inches left when I was finished!
Cassiemarie's Common Octopus
Bottom view.
Cassiemarie's Common Octopus
The giant squid is next on my list. :)
Also, our beans finally came up!
green beans!

5 comments:

  1. Wonderful octopus! I like how realistic it looks. Yeah for the beans!

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  2. GAH!!! So cute! Also, I think I have the same curtains as you. Same ikea taste! ;)

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  3. I just finished this little guy too, in size 8's as well. And I'm almost finished with the squid, only the mantle and fins left.! http://ladypurl.blogspot.com/2009/06/amigurumi.html

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