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Socktopus!

YOU WILL NEED

■ Scheepjes Stonewashed (78% cotton, 22% acrylic, 50g/130m) 2 balls of Yarn A Morganite (834) 1 ball of each: Yarn B Turquoise (824) Yarn C Moonstone (801) Yarn D Carnelian (823)

■ Scrap of black yarn

■ A 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) hook

■ Stitch markers

■ Polyester toy stuffing

■ Small bead (optional)

For yarn stockists contact Scheepjes www.scheepjes.com/en

TENSION

Tension is not critical for this project, but it may affect the yarn quantities required

MEASUREMENTS

Socktopus measures approx 16cm (6¼in) tall

ABBREVIATIONS

For a full list, see page 86

Octopuses aren’t known for wearing socks but we’re sure they’d love a few pairs to put on when the water’s a bit chilly. And what fun for us humans to decide which sock goes on which tentacle! We’d be ten-tickled all over to receive this socktopus!

NOTES

The Socktopus is worked from the top down, in one piece. Eight

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