The Octopus with no name ;) After I presented this to my daughter, who has been patiently waiting for eons for this, she had no name picked out.
By last nite, it was to be Tobuscus..aka Toby the Octopus.
Eeep, you're seeing my underside *blushes*
I think this is my "best" side!
See, I'm not too big, just right!
Octopus by Hansi Singh in Amigurumi Knits
Stitch Nation Alpaca Love in Lotus and Dusk
US 5's ML and DPN's
Only mods used were I used kfb at the beginning of the head section instead of what increase the pattern used. It does leave the bar, but it was way too fiddly with 4 dpn's and impossible with magic loop.
Suggest that you knit all 8 legs, then seam them. Oh and don't use single ply yarn!! I started this in Stitch Nation Wool love and when seaming leg 2, it fell apart.
It's so neat seeing how the construction of these wee things is. It was a bit fiddly, but not too bad. Besides, seeing a 16 y/o smile when she gets it, priceless! She may not let me knit her hats/sweaters/etc. but wee things are ok!
Since most all of my stash was packed on it's way to storage, I had to buy more yarn...eeek. Seriously though, this yarn can be bought at your local craft store and is really soft and great to work with...