Plush Octopus

Finished Dimensions: 3″ by 10 1/2″

Gauge: 13 stitches and 19 rows – 2″

Materials:Dreambaby DK in white (MC)

Knitting Fever Dazzle 105 Purple (CC)

Scrap Black for Eyes

Size 4 DPNs

 
Head
Co 2 in MC
Row 1: Kf&b twice
Row 2: Pf&b to end
Row 3: *Kf&b, K1; repeat from * to end
Row 4: *Pf&b, P2; repeat from * to end
Row 5: *Kf&b, K3; repeat from * to end
Row 6: *Pf&b, P4; repeat from * to end
Row 7: *Kf&b, K5; repeat from * to end
Row 8: *Pf&b, P6; repeat from * to end
Row 9: *Kf&b, K7; repeat from * to end
Row 10: *Pf&b, P8; repeat from * to end
Rows 11, 13, 15: Knit
Rows 12, 14, 16: Purl
Row 17: *Kf&b. K9; repeat from * to end
Rows 18, 20, and 22: Purl
Rows 19 and 21: Knit
Row 23: K22, SSK, K9, K2tog, K9
Row 24: Purl
Row 25: K22, SSK, K7, K2tog, K9
Row 26: Purl
Row 27: K22, SSK, K5, K2tog, K9
Row 28: Purl
Row 29: K22, SSK, K3, K2tog, K9
Row 30: P3, P2tog, P4, P2tog, P1, P2tog, P9, P2tog, P11
 
Divide the remaining 32 sts onto 8 stitch holders (4 sts each) 
 
Tentacles
Pick up 4 stitches from stitch holder
Row 1: Kf&b, K2, Kf&b
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: Kf&b, K4, Kf&b
Row 4: Purl
Row 5: Kf&b, K6, Kf&b
Rows 6, 8, and 10: Purl
Rows 7 and 9: Knit
Row 11: SSK, K8
Rows 12 and 14: Purl
Row 13: Knit
Row 15: K7, K2tog
Rows 16 and 18: Purl
Row 17: Knit
Row 19: SSK, K6
Rows 20 and 22: Purl
Row 21: Knit
Row 23: K5, K2tog
Rows 24 and 26: Purl
Row 25: Knit
Row 27: SSK, K4
Rows 28 and 30: Purl
Row 29: Knit
Row 31: K3, K2tog
Rows 32 and 34: Purl
Row 33: Knit
Row 35: SSK, K2
Rows 36 and 38: Purl
Row 37: Knit
Row 39: K1, K2tog
Rows 40 and 42: Purl
Row 41: Knit
Row 43: SSK
Cut yarn. Pull tail through last st. and pull.
Underside of Tentacles
CO 2 in CC
Row 1: Kf&b, Kf&b
Rows 2 and 4: Purl
Row 3: Knit
Row 5: Kf&b, K2, Kf&b
Rows 6 and 8: Purl
Row 7: Knit
Row 9: Kf&b, K4, Kf&b
Rows 10, 12, and 14: Purl
Rows 11 and 13: Knit
Row 15: SSK, K6
Rows 16 and 18: Purl
Row 17: Knit
Row 19: K5, K2tog
Rows 20 and 22: Purl
Row 21: Knit
Row 23: SSK, K4
Rows 24 and 26: Purl
Row 25: Knit
Row 27: K3, K2tog
Rows 28 an 30: Purl
Row 29: Knit
Row 31: SSK, K2
Rows 32 and 34: Purl
Row 33: Knit
Row 35: K1, K2tog
Rows 36 and 38: Purl
Row 38: Purl
Row 39: K2tog
Cut yarn. Pull tail through remaining st. 

Sew together – the short ends of the purple pieces sewn together in a star, the long ends sews to the tentacles. Stitch on eyes with black DK. 

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