Wednesday, 17 July 2013

{Guest Post / / Amigurumi Tiny Octopus by The Wandering Deer}

I am excited to have Vivika from The Wandering Deer here with us today! Vivika makes the cutest and tiniest amigurumi pals; all of them starring in lovely stories! And today, she is here to share her pattern for Sissy the tiny octo! Take it away, Vivika…
Hello crochet lovers! I'm Vivika, I'm the owner of The Wandering Deer. I love making tiny animals, giving them names, stories and a good home. Today we will make a tiny octopus! Take your favorite hook and a ball of yarn and let's do it! This is the first pattern I publish, so please be kind!

Abbreviations 
Rnd: round
ch: chain
slst: slip stitch
sc: single crochet
dec: decrease
flo: Front loop only

Tools suggested
3.5mm hook
Medium weight yarn
Tapestry needle
Fiberfill
6mm black beads or safety eyes
Black thread

Let's start! 
Rnd 1: make a magic ring, sc6. (6)
Rnd 2: 2sc around (12)
Rnd 3: *sc 1, 2sc in next sc* around (18)
Rnd 4: *sc 2 , 2sc in next sc* around (24)
Rnd 5-7: sc around (24)
Rnd 8: *sc 2, dec 1* around (18)
(if you would like to use safety eyes, now it's time!)
Rnd 9: *sc 1, dec 1* around (12) (stuff)
Rnd 10: dec 4 (8sts left), *ch5, sc in 2nd ch from hk, and to next 3 chs. _
Slst in flo of next st*. repeat 7 times (8 tentacles)
R11: work on front loops of Rnd10. dec around.
Fasten off.
Sew on eyes and embroider a smile!
Mmm, now a name... What about Sissy? 
Play around with yarns, colors and accessories and make your own unique octopus! 
Not in the mood to make one? Buy one handmade by me with lots of love here!
*This pattern is for personal use only! Please do not sell items made of this pattern, or the pattern itself.

Love,
Vivika

*Can't wait to try the pattern myself! Make sure you visit Vivika's blog for more amigurumi cuteness!
P.S If you're interested in guest posting on Little Things Blogged email me!

5 comments :

  1. How cute!! Thanks for sharing the pattern.

    Have a lovely day, Margaret

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  2. Soooo cute!! Thanks for sharing the pattern, love it! :)

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  3. Thank you girls! And thank you Tanya :)

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    1. Thank you Vivika for the lovely pattern!

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  4. So cute and lovely!You are so talented doll!!! ;)

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