About Opal the Octopus Free Knitting Pattern
Important note: Opal is for decorative purposes only. This item is not a toy, and the design does not meet any safety standards for toys. The kit and pattern are sold on an “as is” basis, therefore the risk of the quality and performance of the design is with the buyer.
About this Pattern
Skill Level: Beginner / Intermediate.
Skills Needed: Basic knitting skills, plus increases (m1r, m1l, kfb, kfbf), decreases (ssk, k2tog).
Finished Size: Length: 24 in. / 60 cm, head diameter 5.5 in. / 14 cm.
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Yarn: MC - Infinite Twist Helix, 450yards / 135 g, CC - Infinite Twist Helix, 200 y /
/ 67 g.
Yarn is held double on all of Opal’s parts except for the eyelids, which are knitted with a single strand of yarn.
U.S. size 6/4.0 mm DPNs, 2 sets, 10 needles total, or any size yielding gauge.
U.S. size 0/2.0mm DPNs, or short straight needles for eyelids
Gauge: 19 sts and 29 rows over 4 inches / 10 cm in stockinette stitch.
4.5 yards wool roving for tentacle stuffing.
5 oz. / 150 g poly stuffing for body stuffing.
Two (2) 1 inch / 24 mm plastic safety eyes.
Stitch markers, 2 (different colors recommended).
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