Amigurumi Octopus Free Pattern

Designer:  three_sugarpeas

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One of the free amigurumi crochet patterns we will share today is the amigurumi octopus, whose photos and design belong to three_sugarpeas. You can learn how to crochet these octopus using the free amigurumi pattern. Thanks to three_sugarpeas for this cute octopus.

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• Yarn depends on your choice
– (I use Alize cotton gold 330m/100g)
– With colors: lavender, blue, white and red.
• 2 mm crochet hook
• Safety eyes 6 mm
• Toy stuffing scissors, stitch marker, needle and dollmaking needle.
• If you want you can insert some type of rattle in the toy.


MR: Magic ring
Ch: Chain
Sc: Single crochet
Hdc: Half double crochet
Dc: Double crochet
Inc: Increase
Dec: Decrease

FLO: Front loops only
BLO: Back loops only
St: Stitch
Slst: Slip stitch
Tr: Treble crochet

Difficulty level: Easy
Size: 7-8 cm (aproximately)


Head and Body

Start at the top of the head (in lavender);
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR (6)
Rnd 2. inc*6 (12)
Rnd 3. (sc,inc)*6 (18)
Rnd 4. (2sc,inc)*6 (24)
Rnd 5. (3sc,inc)*6 (30)
Rnd 6. (4sc,inc)*6 (36)
Rnd 7. (5sc,inc)*6 (42)

Rnd 8. (6sc,inc)*6 (48)
Rnd 9. (7sc,inc)*6 (54)
Rnd 10-16. (7 rounds) 54 sc (54)
Insert safety eyes between rounds 13 and 14, 9 stitches apart.
Rnd 17. (7sc,dec)*6 (48)
Rnd 18. (2sc,dec)*12 (36)
Change to blue yarn.

Rnd 19. 36 sc (36)
Rnd 20. (sc,inc)*18 (54)
Change to white yarn and continue in the stripes, alternating between white and blue.
Rnd 21-24. (4 rounds) 54 sc (54)
Change to lavender yarn.
Rnd 25. (7sc,dec)*6 (48)

Rnd 26. BLO (4sc,dec)*8 (40)
Rnd 27. (3sc,dec)*8 (32)
Rnd 28. (2sc,dec)*8 (24)
Rnd 29. (sc,dec)*8 (16)
Rnd 30. dec*8 (8)
Try not to stuff the bottom of the body too hard, keeping it flat.
Fasten off leaving a yarn tail, tighten and pull the thread inside the body.


Turn the body upside down.
Find round 25 on the body, where you left out the FLO loops, attach lavender yarn and crochet tentacles.
Rnd 1. 2 sc in each FLO loops around (96)

Rnd 2. ((slst, slst, sc, hdc, dc, tr (ch1 1, start in the second ch from hook, 10 slst), tr, dc, hdc, sc, slst, slst)*8, slst in first loop.
Tighten yarn tails and pull in the body.


Two variations.

Hat one
Start at the top of hat (pompon), (in red):
Rnd 1. 6 sc in mr (6)
Rnd 2. inc*6 (12)
Rnd 3. (sc,inc)*4 (8)
Change to white yarn.
Rnd 4. BLO slst around (8)

Rnd 5. BLO inc*8 (16)
Rnd 6. (sc,inc)*8 (24)
Rnd 7. (3sc,inc)*6 (30)
Rnd 8. (dec,3sc)*6 (24)
Change to blue yarn.
Rnd 9. BLO slst around (24)
Rnd 10. BLO slst around (24), slst first loop.
Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.

Hat two
Start at the top of the hat, (in white):
Rnd 1. 8 sc in MR (8)
Rnd 2. inc*8 (16)
Rnd 3. (sc,inc)*8 (24)
Rnd 4-6. (3 rounds) 24 sc (24)
Slst in a first loop, ch 1 and turn the crocheting. Move the maker here and crochet from the second loop from the hook.

Rnd 7. BLO (5sc,inc)*4 (28)
Then crochet as usual.
Rnd 8. 28 sc (28)
Change to blue yarn.
Rnd 9. BLO slst around (28), slst in first loop.
Fasten off, leaving a white yarn for sewing.

Hats Sailors Blue Strap

Beggin with first strap, ch 14, hold the hat upside down, attach first strap and continue to crochet the line in FLO rounds 6.
Slst in each FLO loop around (24), slst in first loop, then continue crocheting second strap, ch 12.
Cut the yarn tails.

Embroider mouth, cheeks and eyes.
Sew the hat to the head in your chosen place.
(For second hat)
When sewing the second hat to the head, stuff it on the end.

Congratulations, you have completed the amigurumi octopus pattern.
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