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Topic: Octopode Pandemonium! (Now with Tutorial!)  (Read 181939 times)
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« Reply #240 on: February 03, 2008 03:12:54 PM »

Here is Davy. As in Jones. So named because he is "tentacle-y" and because I was watching Pirates of the Carribean while I made him.

Family Photo: Luau the pig looks a little nervous. Cthulhu thinks he has found a long lost relative.


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« Reply #241 on: February 09, 2008 10:21:00 AM »

lovely. i made one, but with a few changes to the pattern. this is just how i started the top and bottom of the octopode.  Grin
to increase on an even circle:

ch 2.

2 sc in all. place marker.

1 sc, 2 sc in next to marker.

2 sc, 2  sc in next. to marker.

3 sc, 2 sc in next. to marker.

4 sc, 2 sc in next. to marker.

rep. inc. the first # in pattern as shown. to make a circle!

well, great pattern nevertheless, its a great idea and sooo ber cute!

(im not sure if this was the effect you'd wanted, if you wanted a curved curcle you could jsut sc every other row.  Grin)


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« Reply #242 on: February 13, 2008 08:34:02 AM »

thanks for writing this without abbreviations! i've been dying to learn to make some amigurmi type things and seeing as i just started to crochet this is so helpful! i'm in the process of making one right now and i will be sure to post pictures when i'm done!

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« Reply #243 on: February 20, 2008 04:57:40 PM »

Thanx for posting this pattern. I made one for my friend's daughter. My 2nd completed amigurumi ever! 

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« Reply #244 on: February 24, 2008 09:04:48 AM »

I printed this pattern out forever ago and finally got around to making one!  Thanks so much for the pattern!  Meet Sally:


« Reply #245 on: June 08, 2008 03:21:37 PM »

I made 2 the other day! (My second 2, I posted my first 2 earlier in the thread, I think):

The blue one follows the pattern pretty closely and green one has a more bulbous body. Thanks again for the pattern! So cute!

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« Reply #246 on: June 08, 2008 11:17:02 PM »

Ooh, scary. First post after long time lurking.

This is my first ever crocheted thing Tongue  And I want to say thank you so very much for posting this patter fully spelled out. It helped tremendously. Wasn't as intimidating.
I've been wanting to learn how to crochet for years and years, but I never 'got' it when trying to learn from books. Then, last Friday I thought "Youtube!" and found some great videos that explained it so I could understand  Grin Then off I went to this pattern ^__^

She's not perfect, but I'm very proud and want to present the pentapode (couldn't fit all the 8 legs on her, lol) Debbie.
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« Reply #247 on: June 22, 2008 03:39:19 PM »

First off, your octopus (octopi?) are seriously cute!

(This was the post that led me to craftster, actually... Cheesy)

I'm actually in the process of making one...right now, it is (to quote) a 'unipus'. Cheesy My brother tells me it looks like a giant earbud when I put the tentacle and the head together. Cheesy:D:D

Anyway, thanks for posting the pattern!!! Cheesy

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« Reply #248 on: June 22, 2008 06:42:28 PM »

Absolutely adorable. I see to be collecting patterns for octopii at the moment - I think I`m going to end up with an enormous collection.

I`m adding this pattern to my list. Which seems to be getting longer every day!
« Reply #249 on: July 14, 2008 12:09:47 PM »

I'm a bit late, but what the hell.  Here's mine.

Ahoy there!


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