Emil: the Preemie Octopus
Do you crochet for charity? Have you heard about preemie octopus before? They’re cute little amigurumi octopus (or jellyfish) suffed toys. Yes, they are adorable but that’s not all. Scientific research has shown they actually help preemies get better.
Emil is an easy, beginner-friendly plush crochet octopus pattern. Only single crochet stitches are used throughout the pattern. Guidelines on size and construction were followed to be sure you can donate your crochet octopus to charity.
PATTERN DETAILS • Follows recommended size and construction for donation • Beginner-friendly • Only single crochets, increases and decreases. • US crochet notations • Illustrated step-by-step photos
MATERIALS • 2.5 mm / US B1 crochet hook • Fingering weight cotton yarn: For one octopus you need about 56 m / 61 yd of yarn. • Tapestry needle