Cthulhu Octopus hat by Amy Hitchcock

Cthulhu Octopus hat

January 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
99.99 stitches and 19 rows = 1 inch
5.5 mm (I)
182 - 200 yards (166 - 183 m)
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R – Round, ch – chain, st – stitch, sts – stitches, sl st – slip
stitch, dc – double crochet, fdc- frontdouble crochet, trp- triple crochet
In round
Size large

R1: ch 3 loop; 11 dc; sl st to the 1st dc of the round to join 11 mark with pin, continue in round
R2: 2 dc in each st around to pin/stitch marker
R3: (1 dc in the first st, 2 dc in the next st)
R4: (1 dc in the first 2 st, 2 dc in the next st)
R5: (1 dc in the first 3 st, 2 dc in the next st)
R6-R14: One dc in each continue in round
R15: 20 dc, Now working in frontdouble crochet creating eyebrow Work 2 front double in each next 8 stitches, one double crochet in normal post marking middle of eyebrow finish 2 frontdouble in each next 8 stitches. Finish in normal dc till pin/marker.
R16: dc in each when come to eyebrow chain 6 for first eye. counting 7 on back row of front double Toggle together 2 triple crochet in next stitch. in middle of eyes frontdouble crochet 3 triple in middle stitch, and finish by toggling together 2 triple crochet in next stich. chain 6 for next eye. Finish off row with double crochet.
R17-18 : Double crochet round
(R19- (20 spirals round) Doing a spiral crochet from youtube I chained 20 to 25 for different lengths of tentacles. Then random dc 1 in each then 4 to 6 dc in next two, making it spiral. I slipstitched it in and slipstitched over to do next working all the way round.