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A compilation of the cutest crochet octopus patterns. You can choose from cute toys, squishy octopus pillows, and crochet octopus appliqués you can put on anything you like!
I must say octopus in real life might not be the prettiest and cuddliest creature in the world. Some of the giant octopuses are rather scary-looking. I am not sure whether they would be anyone’s favorite animal. Do you agree with me?
That is why I love the power of a crochet hook and yarn. I love the power we have as crocheters to transform perceptions of certain things. All we need is a bit of soft yarn and our imagination. We have the power to make something that kids will love and adore. In this case, crocheted octopus comes across much more soft and cuddly!
Crochet octopus can also be very useful for premature babies. It has been proven that they find comfort in playing or holding onto the curly tentacles. This reminds them of the familiar umbilical cord.
Table of contents
- 10 Cute Crochet Octopus Patterns
- THE CROCHET CLUB – CROCHET PATTERN, TIPS & TUTORIAL VAULT
10 Cute Crochet Octopus Patterns
I have put together some of the cutest octopus crochet patterns for you to enjoy. These are cute, soft, and cuddly octopus patterns that are suitable for any crocheter. There are cute octopus toys you can crochet for preemie babies and donate to your local hospital or charities.
However, there are also quick Octopus Appliques you can whip up in no time. They are great stash buster patterns that you can use up scrap yarns for. You can then add these to any bag, blanket, or pillow.
You can also combine crochet octopus with a small security blanket and make an octopus lovey for a new arrival in the family. These will be treasured for years to come.
Crochet Octopus Amigurumi Toy
Recently, the crochet octopus came into the news, because hospitals are asking for donations of octopuses with spiral tentacles. These are thought to represent the umbilical cord for premature babies. The premature babies love snuggling with these crocheted octopus stuffed animals.
They provide them with a familiar environment for comfort. Have a look at CROCHET AN OCTOPUS AMIGURUMI FOR BOY AND GIRL PREEMIES – FREE PATTERN
Bubble The Octopus
You can use this cute crochet octopus embellishment for a blanket, pillow or as an appliques for children’s garment. It is also a great use for using up any scrap yarn you have lying around.
This beginner friendly crochet pattern also works up super quick! The octopus is worked all in one piece so there is no seaming. You can add eye and mouth in any shape to change the facial expression too. Find the free crochet pattern HERE.
Crochet Octopus Appliques
This is a super cute crochet octopus applique that you can use to decorate other things. You can use these to make a fun sea-themed birthday card or an invitation to a children’s party. It is a simple beginner-friendly crochet pattern that will work up in no time at all.
You can also make a few of these and string them together to make a cute bunting. You can decorate your kid’s bedroom for an under the sea themed bedroom decor. Follow THIS LINK for the crochet pattern.
Preemie Octopus Crochet for Charity Pattern
This is another great crochet octopus toy pattern you can use to crochet for charity. They’re cute little crochet octopus (or jellyfish) looking amigurumi (stuffed crochet toys). Yes, they are adorable but that’s not all. Scientific research has shown they actually help preemies get better.
The purpose of the crocheted octopuses is to promote comfort and development for the pre-term babies while in the hospital. THIS WEBSITE has the free crochet octopus pattern.
Kawaii Octopus Pattern
This super cute octopus has been crocheted in kawaii style. It has a big round cute body and short and fat tentacles. These characteristics make it a super cute octopus.
However, you can further personalize the octopus as this beginner-friendly pattern has extras included. You can also crochet a top hat and a mustache to make a toy octopus. They make quite a cute couple, don’t they? CLICK ON THIS LINK to find the free crochet pattern.
Kraken Octopus Squid Applique
This Kraken… Octopus… Squid applique is a super cute and quick make. Perfect for purses, cute on kid’s clothes, the applications for this applique are endless!
These are super addictive to make and you can make loads of them is a short period of time. The pattern uses two buttons layered together and sewn on with matching thread for the eyes. However, you could use doll eyes, embroider them with yarn – whatever you like best. You can access the free pattern by CLICKING ON THIS LINK.
Grumpy Octopus Coffee Cup Cozy
Now you will have 8 extra hands to hold your coffee! This cute but oh-so-grumpy crochet octopus coffee cup cozy is such a fun pattern. It is great how adding low eyelids can change the facial expression so much.
These cozies are such fun and a great gift for your friends, family, or co-workers as a stocking filler. Get the fun and free pattern VIA THIS LINK.
Giant Squishy Octopus
These giant crochet octopus pillows are just super cute. They’re perfect for snuggling, or for using as a pillow. You will get an extra special hug using eight tentacles.
The pattern is super easy and quick because it uses chunky yarn to make this fun pillow pattern. This way you can make one in each color. CLICK HERE for the free crochet pattern.
Amigurumi Octopus Baby Toy
This amigurumi octopus was especially designed with small children in mind. Babies grab onto anything so we need to give them plenty of opportunities to grab something. And what can be more fun than eight tentacles to play with? All those tentacles would be fun for little fingers.
You can actually add a rattle inside to make it fun to wave around. And the eyes and smile are crocheted to making it a safe toy for small children. Take a look AT THIS BLOG for the free octopus crochet pattern.
Osmond The Octopus
This crochet octopus baby comforter is such a sweet way to welcome a new baby into the family. It is a sweet combination of an octopus toy and a small security blanket.
You can use all sorts of bright colors for the lovey and the octopus to make it more appealing for the kids. Take a look at the pattern BY FOLLOWING THIS LINK.
I have selected some of the cutest crochet octopus patterns from around the internet. If you wanted to check out more, I have 15 Most Popular Adorable Free Animal Crochet Patterns to find the perfect next amigurumi project for you. 10 FREE CUTE CROCHET AMIGURUMI PATTERNS has even more super cute patterns.
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THE CROCHET CLUB – CROCHET PATTERN, TIPS & TUTORIAL VAULT
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