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Octopus! - Qualified Perceptions
Anyone want an octopus?
I was curious how fast an little amigurumi critter would be to make, and the answer is "very", having started it yesterday.

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nuclearpolymer From: nuclearpolymer Date: March 9th, 2008 07:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oooh, so cute! I totally want one.
firstfrost From: firstfrost Date: March 9th, 2008 07:17 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ooh, having not finished in time for brunch, I will have to do another one of those chain-of-people transmissions. :)
firstfrost From: firstfrost Date: March 11th, 2008 05:12 pm (UTC) (Link)
mjperson has talked me into running an Octopus War game, so there may be some delay in getting you your octopus. :)
fanw From: fanw Date: March 9th, 2008 07:40 pm (UTC) (Link)
I came to read Julius Caesar review (at IrelandGirls recommendation -- we are roommies). But now that I see your octopus, I wants it! Soooo cute! I applaud your mad skillz.
firstfrost From: firstfrost Date: March 9th, 2008 07:47 pm (UTC) (Link)
Uh oh. One of my traditional ways of getting something to nuclearpolymer is to send it through IrelandGirl. That could be dangerous now!
jaedian From: jaedian Date: March 9th, 2008 08:40 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ooh, cute. He would be well loved here. What I really want are these. Those would be a huge hit here with DinosaurGirl aka Sara. I am not convinced I have enough skill to make them though.
hr_macgirl From: hr_macgirl Date: March 9th, 2008 09:20 pm (UTC) (Link)
I don't have kids and still think your octopus is mega cute.

astra_nomer From: astra_nomer Date: March 9th, 2008 09:51 pm (UTC) (Link)
oh, how cute!

no need to send me one, I'm already reverse engineering it... looks like single crochet in the round...
firstfrost From: firstfrost Date: March 9th, 2008 10:07 pm (UTC) (Link)
Yup, it's single crochet. The pattern is on Lion Brand's web site and free, though they seem to have recently changed it so you have to register to get in.
greyautumnrain From: greyautumnrain Date: March 10th, 2008 04:38 am (UTC) (Link)
I didn't think you crocheted. For some reason I thought you were a knitting only person. Perhaps I am confused.
firstfrost From: firstfrost Date: March 10th, 2008 02:02 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm mostly a knitting-only person; I don't know anything beyond sc and dc, and I can't crochet without looking the way I can knit without looking. :) But this is all plain sc, so I could manage it.
vorpalbunny From: vorpalbunny Date: March 10th, 2008 06:21 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ok, who wouldn't want one of these? I'm going to have to find that pattern and see if I can make some for my girls to toss around. Especially if it's easy crochet. That I can almost handle. :)
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