Easy enough to make with a child, this clever octopus is a great way to practice making braids. There’s no knitting or crocheting! Be creative and use a favorite color of yarn and trims.
Toy / Kid
RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein 373 Petal Pink.
Octopus measures 10” tall. Materials: Two ½” wiggly eyes 12” of 1”-wide pre-gathered lace for collar ¾ yd of ¾” wide ribbon for hair bow 4 yds of ¼” wide ribbon for legs and neck trim 2½” diameter Styrofoam® ball for head 12” x 24” piece of heavy cardboard tissue paper small amount of hot pink or red felt hot glue gun pencil
This pattern was created before 2008 and therefore does not follow our current pattern format or image size.
Baby / Child
RED HEART® "Baby Clouds™", Art. E710, 100% acrylic, (6 ounce skeins): 6 ounces 9074 Pale Pink or 9381 Pale Blue.
Several yards matching worsted weight yarn. 16"-wide cardboard. 8½"-wide cardboard. One 2½"-diameter styrofoam ball. Scissors. Yarn needle. Small amount pink and red felt. Two 15-mm wiggle eyes. White craft glue. 4 yards of ¼" pink ribbon.