The second member of the Summer of Cephalopods pattern collection is here: Please meet Horatio the Nautilus!
Horatio was really fun to design. He's remarkably life-like (if I do say so myself) with his striped shell, elegant tentacles, and protective hood.
He's worked in five parts: three layers of tentacles which are worked as i-cord from a flat base, a hood worked in stockinette stitch with twin-wrap short rows, and the shell is worked in garter stitch with simple wrap-and-turn short rows.
A unique pattern inspired by a fascinating creature, Horatio the Nautilus is an engaging project for the adventurous knitter.
September's cephalopod will be coming out very soon (in the next two weeks - woohoo!), and I think there's another member of this fascinating family in my future.
Do you have any F.O.s this week?