April 23, 2015

09 - Mister Octopus the Amigurumi - September Amigurumi of the Month

Materials Needed:
Bulky Yarn
I Hook
Safety Eyes
Poly Fiber Fill

6SC into MC
2SC in each ST around. (12)
SC1, INC. (18)
SC2, INC. (24)
SC around. Repeat four times. (24)
SC2, DEC. (18)
SC1, DEC. (12)
SC around. Repeat four times. (12)
SC1, INC. (18)
SC2, INC. (24)


*CH30, in second CH from hook, HDC and repeat across CH. (29 HDC). When you get to bottom, SC in next 3ST of last round.* Then repeat from *to* around for about ten legs. SLPST to last leg. FO weave in ends.

  • Insert safety eyes and stuff the bulky part of the head.
  • Then hold the opening shut (making sure that it is horizontal to the eyes) and sew it shut.
  • Fold head back and sew a few stitches to the back of the squid, so it looks like the head is leaning back.

Weave in all ends and enjoy.

You can do this with any size yarn and hook and get the same octopus!


  1. I love this octopus!! Thank you for the pattern!!

  2. I wanted to tell you that I love this octopus pattern. I have a small horde of them amassing in my apartment. Thank you for sharing it!

    1. I hope you can help me with this pattern. Isn't there more of the body after the last

    2. Please help. What is the rest of the patter after th 2sc Inc

    3. The reason their isn't more to the octopus after the SC2, INC. is because you start doing the tentacles (you CH30 on that part) after the SC2, INC. What kind of yarn are you using? This really looks best with bulky yarn, but in theory it should be fine with other weights.

  3. I am absolutely in love with this pattern.I have tried so many patterns (with no luck) several times to make a octopus toy for my first grandchild and I am happy to say that I started this pattern and before I knew it it was finished, in no time I created the cutest and easiest octopus ever. Thank you so very much for this pattern. I really appreciate it so much.

  4. I can't wait to make this one! My grandson has an affinity to the ocean (Dad is a surfer) - so I think this will be a wonderful lovie for him! Thank you for the pattern!