Octopus Keychain Free Amigurumi PDF Pattern

Octopus Keychain Free Amigurumi PDF Pattern (2)

Toy amigurumi patterns, although rare, are used as keychains, and the most preferred among these keychain amigurumi toys are octopus amigurumi toys. The crocheted octopus is very suitable for use as a keychain thanks to its easy design and durable structure. My favorite part of today’s toy is its eyes and colorful structure. This simple design detail on his eyes really seems to give them a very realistic look.

Designer: caralee-daigle-hau

Materials
• Approx 50 yars of worsted yarn in preferred color
• Lobster hook keychain
• 12 mm kawaii safety eyes
• Black embroidery thread
• Polypill
• 3.5 mm crochet hook
• Scissors
• Stitch marker
• Yarn needle

Abbreviations
• Sc – single crochet
• Inc – increase
• Dec – decrease
• Ch – chain
• FLO – front loops only
• St – stitch

Measurements
Approximately 2.5 inches wide and 4 inches tall (not counting the keychain hardware)

Notes
Unless otherwise noted, this pattern is worked in the round in a continuous spiral. Use a stitch marker at the end of each row so that you don’t lose your place. The list numbers refer to the number of rows you are on.

Pattern
Head:
1. 6 sc in magic ring (6).
2. Inc in each st around (12).
3. *1 sc, inc* repeat around (18).
4. *2 sc, inc* repeat around (24).
5. *3 sc, inc* repeat around (30).
6 – 10. Sc in each st around (30).
11. *3 sc, dec* repeat around (24).
Fasten off and weave in the end.

Tentacles:
1. 6 sc in magic ring (6).
2. Inc in each st around (12).
3. *1 sc, inc* repeat around (18).
4. *2 sc, inc* repeat around (24).
5. In FLO, *sc, ch 14, in 2nd ch from hook, (sc, inc) back to the start of the chain, sl st to the next st, sc.*. Repeat from the first * around; you should end up with 8 tentacles.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Assembly Instructions:
1.Insert safety eyes between rows 7 and 8, with about 7 Sts between. Fasten with washer.
2.Stuff the head, and whipstitch the tentacles to the head using the back loops of row 5. Hid any tails inside.
3.Using black embroidery floss, embroider the mouth.
4.Attach the lobster hook to at least 2-3 strands of yarn in the magic circle.

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