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.

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.


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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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