Crafts by Starlight
Crochet Octopus! Such a fun toy for a baby! It is so soft cuddly and easy to hold onto. This Project is made from purple eyelash yarn. Great present for a baby shower.
Materials: Baby Bee eyelash yarn – Sugar plum, Size H crochet hook. Darning Needle, and 15 mm green cat eyes.
Ch = Chain
SL = Slip Stitch
SC = Single Crochet
SC2tog = Single Crochet two stitches together
Base: Ch 3
Rnd 1: 7 SC in 1st CH made, SL to 1st SC Made, CH 1, turn.
Rnd 2: 2 SC in each sp around, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.
Rnd 3-4: *2 SC in next sp, SC, Rep from * around, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.
Rnd 5- 9: SC around, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.
Rnd 10: * 3 SC, SC2tog, Rep from * around, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.
Rnd 11-13: SC around, SL to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.
Rnd 14: 4 SC in each sp around, SL to 1st SC made, Tie off and hide string.
Place the eyes.
Under Head Flap
Base: CH 3
Rnd 1: 8 SC in 1st CH made, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1 turn.
Rnd 2: * SC, 2 SC in next sp, Rep from * around, Tie off.
Stuff head with poly fill (I used pom poms, so it won’t go through the holes), Sew the flap to row 13 to the underside of the head to keep the poly fill in.
Base: Ch 4, Sl to 1st CH made to form a ring.
Rnd 1: In CH 4 sp – 4 SC, then working in spiral form SC around until leg measures 4” long. Tie off hide string.
Make 8 legs total.
With Darning needle and the yarn – Sew the legs flat under the head with the legs laying outward.