Crochet a Giant Octopus Amigurumi – So Fun and the Pattern is FREE!

Crochet a Giant Octopus Amigurumi – So Fun and the Pattern is FREE!

Amigurumi don’t have to be wee! Read about the making of this one via Gleeful Things, and get the free pattern via JoAnns (archived).

Crochet a Giant Octopus Amigurumi - So Fun and the Pattern is FREE!

Crocheted by Julie of Gleeful Things, free pattern via JoAnns.

FREE PATTERN: Giant Octopus Amigurumi (archived).


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  1. Shirley Gordon

    Does anyone sell these ready made I need one as soon as possible in pink head and arms in light colors such as lg green, yellow, lavender., blue 2 arm in each color Please help if you can thank you Shirley She will be 7 and wants it for the top of her bed.

  2. shirley R gordon

    I have no idear of what something like this would cost This is for my great grand daughter I am 85 on a limited income but would be willing to pay what I can just for her Thank you

  3. Shirley Gordon

    what kind of price are we talking about and I would like it as soon as someone could make it

  4. Anne

    Hi Danielle, I am really enjoying making this octopus for my Grandson but i have come to a halt as i don’t know what “hchdc” stands for. I tried to look it up on the internet, but nothing was clear to me, so I thought I should go the the source! it is on the 8th row of the part – Devide for tentacles:

    time is running short, less that 2 weeks befor his birthday!

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