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Theo's Octopus Pattern.


It's been a while since the last time I published a pattern, but here we go! It's a small knitted toy I made for Theo, and I think it turned out really cute so I wrote down the pattern so you guys can also make your own octopus!

I knitted the octopus with cotton yarn so it doesn't matter if Theo sucks it or spits on it - it can easily be washed in 60 degrees C. I filled the head with some polyester filling and added small pieces of cellophane so that it will make a slight rustling sound when Theo touches it - that's something he really likes.

Theo's Octopus pattern is now on Ravelry so go on and grab yours! Here's the LINK TO THE PATTERN! The pattern includes instructions for making curling i-cords. 


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  1. Even though I have no littles to knit for, I am here to recognize your generosity in offering this adorable octopus pattern for free!! I also wanted to mention to you that I knit my third Salut Cheri Beret to gift at Christmas. It left my house before I even had a chance to photograph it for Ravelry. Needless to say, it was a big hit. Thank you so much for the time you put into these patterns!!!

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    1. I'm so glad to hear you like my patterns! I love to hear that people enjoy knitting and wearing something I have created. I'm always afraid that my designs are not good enough since I'm not a professional but this is something I really enjoy doing. :)

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  2. Aww, that is the cutest little octopus! I love the happy aqua colour, too.

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    1. Thanks! Theo really likes his octopus, and he has started to put everything in his mouth so I might need to wash it soon :)

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