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Sep 1, 2010

Occy A Crochet Pattern by Erin Scull

Occy
(Allstar the Snork’s pet octopus)
A Crochet Pattern by Erin Scull Copyright 2010

Material:
(Red Heart Super Saver 4 Ply)
Ranch Red
Cornmeal
Pink
Black
Poly-fill

You’ll Need:
Size G Crochet Hook
Large Sewing Needle
Scissors
Glue Gun (optional)

Approx. 23” when complete (to include length of legs, 4” for just head)

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Please do not share, reproduce or sell this pattern or any doll made from
this pattern.

Abbreviations:
Rnd./Rnds.- round/rounds
Sc- single crochet
Hdc- half double crochet
Sl St- slip stitch
F/O- fasten off
Sk- skip
BLO- back loops only
Ch- chain
Sc Dec- single crochet decrease
Tog- together
W/- with/
Magic Ring- chain 2, # single crochet in 1st chain from hook

Head:
Using Ranch Red
(Note: When working in rnd/rnds sc in same sc as joining, do so for the whole
pattern)

Rnd. 1: 6sc in magic ring, join w/sl st, ch1 (6)
Rnd. 2: (2sc in each sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1 (12)
Rnd. 3: (2sc in 1st sc, sc in next sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1 (18)
Rnd. 4: (2sc in 1st sc, sc in next 2 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1 (24)
Rnd. 5: (2sc in 1st sc, sc in next 3 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1 (30)
Rnd. 6: (2sc in 1st sc, sc in next 4 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1 (36)
Rnd. 7: (2sc in 1st sc, sc in next 5 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1 (42)
Rnd. 8: (2sc in 1st sc, sc in next 6 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1 (48)
Rnd. 9: (2sc in 1st sc, sc in next 7 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1 (54)
Rnd. 10: (2sc in 1st sc, sc in next 8 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1 (60)
Rnds. 11-15: (sc in each sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1 (60)
Rnd. 16: (sc dec 1st 2 sc tog, sc in next 8 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1
(54)
Rnd. 17: (sc dec 1st 2 sc tog, sc in next 7 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1
(48)
Rnd. 18: (sc dec 1st 2 sc tog, sc in next 6 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1
(42)
Rnd. 19: (sc dec 1st 2 sc tog, sc in next 5 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1
(36)
Rnd. 20: (sc dec 1st 2 sc tog, sc in next 4 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1
(30)
Rnd. 21: (sc dec 1st 2 sc tog, sc in next 3 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1
(24)
Rnd. 22: (sc dec 1st 2 sc tog, sc in next 2 sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1
(18)
Rnd. 23: (sc dec 1st 2 sc tog, sc in next sc), around, join w/sl st, ch1
(12)
Rnd. 24: (sc dec 1st 2 sc tog), around, join w/sl st, F/O (6) leave 4” to
synch closed. To synch closed weave 4” threw remaining 6 sc, pull
tight, fasten down yarn, and hide any remaining yarn.

Eyes: (Make 2)
Using Cornmeal

Rnd. 1: 6sc in magic ring, join w/sl st, ch1 (6)
Rnd. 2: 2sc in 1st 2 sc, 2hdc in next sc, 2sc in next 2 sc, 2hdc in last
sc, join w/sl st, ch1 (12)
Rnd. 3: (2sc in 1st sc, sc in next sc)2x, 2hdc in next hdc, hdc in next
hdc, (2sc in next sc, sc in next sc)2x, 2hdc in next hdc, hdc in last
hdc, join w/sl st, ch1 (18)
Rnd. 4: (2sc in 1st sc, sc in next 2 sc)2x, 2hdc in next hdc, hdc in next
2 hdc, (2sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc)2x, 2hdc in next hdc, hdc in
last 2 hdc, join w/sl st, F/O (24) 1st piece you don’t need extra yarn 2nd
piece leave 12” to sew both eyes to head. Add black dot to eyes with
black yarn before sewing eyes to head. Just stitch the eye dots on.
The eyes need to be place side-by-side between rnds 4 & 13 of head.
(suggestion pin eyes in place before sewing) Sew a few of the sc on
the eyes that meat in the middle tog.

Tongue:
Using Pink
(Note: When working in rows DO NOT CH1, this applies to whole pattern)

Row 1: ch3, sc in 1st ch from hook and last ch, turn (2)
Row 2: 2sc in both sc, turn (4)
Row 3: 2sc in 1st sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2sc in last sc, turn (6)
Row 4: 2sc in 1st sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2sc in last sc, turn (8)
Row 5: sc dec 1st 2 sc tog, sc in next 4 sc, sc dec last 2 sc tog, turn (6)
Row 4: sc dec 1st 2 sc tog, sc in next 2 sc, sc dec last 2 sc tog, F/O (4)
Reattach pink to Row 1’s ch3 and sew tongue to head on rnd 17 of
the head, placed evenly under the eyes.

Top Legs: (Make 3)
Using Ranch Red

Row 1: ch3, sc in 1st ch from hook and last ch, turn (2)
Rows 2-59: sc in both sc, turn (2)
Row 60: sc dec both sc tog, F/O (1)
Using Ranch Red thread your needle with 10” of yarn. Sew row 1 of
top legs to top of head. Refer to picture for placement


Bottom Legs: (Make 2)
Using Ranch Red

Row 1: ch3, sc in 1st ch from hook and last ch, turn (2)
Rows 2-34: sc in both sc, turn (2)
Row 35: sc dec both sc tog, F/O (1)
Using Ranch Red thread your needle with 6” of yarn. Sew row 1 of
bottom legs to bottom of head. Refer to picture for placement


Finishing:

Add the black line for the mouth, refer to picture for placement


Glue down all your extra string on your ends. (optional, you can
always just weave the ends in, or what have you)

And that’s all there is.

I hope you’ve enjoyed my version of Occy (Allstar the Snorks pet octopus) I know I have. Have a great one!

If you have any problems with this pattern please contact me at
erins_toystore@yahoo.com

Please do not share, reproduce or sell this pattern or any doll made
from this pattern.

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Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0. You may not use this
pattern, or the dolls produced following the pattern for commercial/retail purposes.
These patterns are intended for personal use only. Other uses are strictly
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2 comments:

  1. This is SO cool! I remember the snorks. Watched them every day after school :-) This certainly brings back good memories.
    Best wishes, Annemarie

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  2. Thank you Annemarie! I'm glad you have made you happy!!! :)

    Erin

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