“Ozzie” will make a treasured gift for children of any age. Who could resist those big dancing eyes?
Bring fun, and comfort into your children’s lives with your own hands, by creating a toy like this.
Awaken your children’s interest in sea creatures and encourage them to learn more about their environment and preservation of their habitat, while they play.
The life span of a red octopus is approximately two years. The can change color at will and camouflage themselves to avoid predators. Amazingly, they can also alter the texture of their skin so as to blend in with sand etc.
The red octopus is a nocturnal creature who prefers to dine on crabs more than anything else.
“Ozzie” is worked in synthetic 8 ply yarn. His mouth is cut from a piece of black felt, and his eyes may be purchased from a craft shop.
If the terminology used in this pattern differs from what you're used to,check my equivalency tables for easy conversion.
Toy Octopus Pattern
Materials: Red 8ply yarn, 5.00mm crochet hook, 2 eyes, small amount of black felt, sewing needle and black thread, fibre fill.
Measurements: Height – approximately 13cm [5.25ins], Width of body – 9cm [3.5ins], Tentacles – 15cm [6ins] long.
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