This pattern for crocheting the octocat till around 3 hours! It is very easy. Materils you'll need: iris (or/and violet) cotton yarn (black, beige) and thread for crocheting eyes (brown or black, and white), light blue colored thread for embridering dots on octopus's tail. Size of crochet hook is 12 steel (1.25 mm). Octocat's size - 3'' approx. But you can choose yarn of a bigger thickness and the right crochet hook for it - and octocat will be bigger.
For crocheting you will need to know how to use a magic circle, single crochet and how to increase and invisible decrease.
Good luck crocheting!