Here’s a very simple octopus crochet pattern great for beginners!
Supplies: 5mm crochet hook, 6mm Safety Eyes, stuffing, scissors, tapestry needle
Yarn: In any color, 4 weight yarn.
Stitches Used: Magic Ring, Sc, Inc, Dec, Ch, and Dc.
Round 1: 6 Sc in Magic Ring (6)
Row 2: *Inc* all around (12)
Row 3: *Sc, inc* around (18)
Row 4: *Sc 2, inc* all around (24)
Row 5: *Sc 3, inc* all around (30)
Row 6: *Sc 4, inc* all around (36)
Row 7: *Sc 5, inc* all around (42)
Row 8-15: Sc around (42)
Row 16: *Sc 5, dec* around (36)
Row 17: *Sc 4, dec* around (30)
Row 18: *Sc 3, dec* around (24)
Row 19: *Sc 2, dec* around (18)
Stuff at this point
Row 20: *Sc, dec* around (12)
Row 21: *Dec around* (6)
Finish off and add any additional stuffing. Sew closed.
Ch 31, 3 dc in 2nd ch from hook and do 3 dc in each ch across.
The leg will start to twirl. You can twist the leg as you crochet to make it curlier. If you don’t twist it, the legs will look weird.
Sew all the legs on.
You can use safety eyes. If this toy is being given to a child, please make crocheted eyes for their safety.
In black, Make 2
Row 1: 6 sc in Magic Ring (6)
Row 2: *inc* all around (12)
Finish off and sew onto octopus.
Now you’re finished!