View Full Version : I need an octopus
11-10-2006, 08:20 PM
I was making a hat with tassles the other day and my daughter was in love with them- she said I made "takos" which is what she calls Octopus, so I want to make her one. Does anyone know where I can get a free octopus pattern?
It could even be crocheted, in which case I can get my MIL to make it :happydance:
11-10-2006, 09:31 PM
Tell Grandma to break out her hook!
11-11-2006, 11:19 PM
This book has a knitted octopus pattern in it.
11-13-2006, 11:46 AM
Does this count?
11-16-2006, 03:47 PM
I have a friend who just wrote up an octopus dish/wash cloth. I could see if she'd send you the pattern for bath time. *G*
11-16-2006, 10:05 PM
here's a squid ipod cozy (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=40714.0)
11-16-2006, 10:25 PM
There is an octopus finger puppet in this book, that I just checked out from the library.
Are squids acceptable? If not, you could always leave out one pair of arms to make it a proper octopus. ;)
That second one is a hat, which your daughter may or may not find awesome. You can always use bigger yarn and needles to make it fit someone other than a baby. :)
11-17-2006, 12:43 AM
You mean add a pair of tentacles---octopus is 8, squid is 6. ;)
Nope, I mean leave out - squids have ten.
I love squiddies, otherwise I would have no idea and probably assume they were pretty much the same thing. :wink:
11-17-2006, 11:02 AM
I stand corrected! Which are the ones with six?
I couldn't tell you, to be honest. Googling "six tentacles" only gives me coral and amoebas, as far as I can tell. :??