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You Can Crochet Your Own Adorable Giant Octopus and I Need One

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I NEED THIS! He is is Claude the Octopus, and he is absolutely adorable!

Claude is available as an instant PDF pattern download on the Patchwork Moose on Etsy.


He, UNFORTUNATELY is not a complete project to purchase, but that’s kinda better — you can make him YOURSELF. Talk about feeling accomplished!!

He is a GIANT Octopus! When completed, he is 9 inches tall and 45 inches wide from tentacle to tentacle.

Courtesy of Leilani Mataalii on Etsy Reviews

This pattern isn’t for the faint of heart, but it is totally doable if you know how to do these stitches:

* Slip Stitch
* Chain Stitch
* Double Crochet (UK) Single Crochet (US)
* Half Treble Crochet (UK) Half Double Crochet (US)
* Treble Crochet (UK) Double Crochet (US)
* Increasing
* Decreasing
* Treble Cluster (UK) Double Cluster (US)

Patchwork Moose on Etsy

If you DON’T know how to do them, there is ALWAYS YouTube, AMIRITE?!?

The pattern for Claude is $6.15, and you get to download it immediately! No waiting for Snail Mail — which seems to take FOREVER sometimes.

When he is finished — GAH!! Cuteness Overload! He would make such a wonderful birthday gift, or gift for the holidays.

Courtesy of Rebecca O’Bryan on Etsy Reviews

I even LOVE the idea of rainbow tentacles. So cool, right?


Want to try something else to crochet that’s super cool? Check out these adorable Cat Doorstops. If you can crochet Claude the Octopus, you can TOTALLY create these cuties!

Courtesy of Annie’s Craft Store

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  1. Is everyone selling the brown octopus I would love to buy one I don’t knit my grandson is so in to octopus he’s only 3 please can someone help me

    1. Message crocheting with love on fb she does custom orders and reviews patterns.

  2. Working on Clade now. What is the reason for stuffing the head on round 31? I find it bulky and cumbersome and rolls away from me.

  3. Can you tell me what colour yarn that is please and what brand?

  4. Do you have a knitted pattern for Claude the Octopus?

    1. Can that be turned into a knitted pattern ? A nd if not is it possible to purchase one, I don’t crochet but I do knit, thank you he is so cute

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