Octopus by Hansi Singh


June 2007
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette
125 yards (114 m)
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Now, you too can knit your very own octopus amigurumi! This sweet cephalopod can be a lovely toy for a child or a sophisticated addition to a plush collection.

This pattern provides seven easy-to-read pages of instructions for knitting your octopus pal supplemented with full-color photographic illustrations. Additional technical support is also available through e-mail consultation.

Skills used in this pattern include the following: knit, purl, increases (M1), decreases (SSK and K2tog), short rows, and small diameter circular knitting (performed with either double-pointed needles or two circular needles). This pattern is recommended for the intermediate- or experienced-level knitter.