This feels like a bit of a cheat since it is so simple, but I did fold it entirely from memory! I'm super busy this week so I need to find small creative things I can cram in around the edges of my free time.
Busy day so not much progress but I did rip out my previous attempt and start over on this project. This style of crochet-in-the-round is so much easier for me. It was strangely therapeutic to unravel all that yarn.
I have been watching Seanan McGuire's poetry project all month and love how so many of her poems are about monsters or fairy tales. I finally got inspired to write my own.
The pattern I'm following uses a different style of crochet in the round from the octopus I just made. Turns out I still don't quite have it figured out yet. It's hard to see from the photo but there's a weird bulge along the bottom. I think I will rip this out and start over... Continue Reading →
I spent more time looking at patterns online than I did crocheting, but it still counts! Dreaming about the next project is one of the most fun parts anyway.
He's finished!! If nothing else comes from this project, I'm just ecstatic that it has driven me to complete this octopus. I love him so much!
Octo-buddy's head is done and stuffed, and I started sewing on the tentacles. One more solid effort on this guy and he should be finished!