Sea creatures are truly fascinating and very unique. Sadly we don’t have a lot of contact with them, because they often live very deep in the ocean. However, we can always crochet these amazing creatures and enjoy their beauty without harming them in any way. I’m sure one of these cuties is going to be best friends with your kiddos. These amazing octopus amigurumi are such a sweet idea for a gift as well! Above all, these animals are really easy to make, therefore perfect for beginners!
1. Reversible Octopus
- Designed by Abigail Sui
Teach your kid emotions and colors with this fluffy amigurumi octopus. It is reversible, and you can make a smile face on one side and sad on another one, or surprised and scared, or whatever you want. Make a few with the free crochet octopus pattern and develop the emotional intellect of your little ones.
Photo is by Abigail Sui / Ravelry.com
2. Reversible Mood Changing Octopus
- Designed by Lisa McNally
Here is another mood-changing reversible crochet octopus for your kids. And this amigurumi toy pattern is also free. Come up with a therapeutic story about an octopus who was sad because he had no friends, and then his mother took him to kindergarten, and he became happy. Connect your imagination, and bedtime stories will become small theatrical performances.
Photo is by Lisa McNally / Ravelry.com
Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.
3. The Octopus Squish
- Designed by Sweet Softies
Just imagine how functional could these cutie amigurumi octopuses be! Firstly, it is a good friend for your kids. Secondly, it’s an antistress squish for all — kids and adults. Thirdly, you can hang it on a key chain and use it as an accessory for a backpack. This octopus amigurumi pattern is free; you need only about 30 minutes to create one. How many will you crochet?
Photo is by Sweet Softies / Ravelry.com
4. Preemie Octopus
- Designed by: Gabriella Rose
I hear the sound of water, feel fresh, and have peace of mind. One glance at these cute amigurumi octopuses moves my fantasy to the blue sea and colorful corals. They seem so relaxing! It will be a wonderful gift for a newborn — a self-made toy with a free amigurumi octopus crochet pattern.
Photo is by Gabriella Rose / Ravelry.com
5. Crochet Octopus
- Designed by Suzi Farkash
If you want an original and absolutely safe toy for your kiddo, you must consider making these cute octopuses! They are super cute! Above all they’re very cuddly and squishy! In other words, your kiddo would love them! Suzi Farkash really did a wonderful job with these!
Photo is by Suzi Farkash / Ravelry.com
6. Squid Rattles
- Designed by Projectarian
How adorable are these squid rattles by Projectarian? I mean, just look at them! In other words, if you’re looking for an original baby rattle, we’ve got you covered. These cuties are super soft. What’s more, they’re delicate and super safe for a baby to use.
Photo is by dianani / Ravelry.com
7. Plush Octopus
- Designed by Nadezhda Bodunenko
These plush octopuses by Nadezhda Bodunenko are available for free in the link under this picture. What’s more, they are super adorable and your baby (or older kiddo) would love them! Moreover, you can crochet them in literally no time.
Photo is by Nadezhda Bodunenko / Ravelry.com
8. Amigurumi Octopus Free Crochet Pattern
- Designed by Mari-Liis Lille
This adorable octopus amigurumi is so easy and fast to make, you’ll be able to enjoy your sweet toy in almost no time. In other words, let’s start crocheting! If you want to make it safer for babies, just replace any plastic elements for embroidery.
Photo is by Mari-Liis Lille / Ravelry.com
9. Octopus Amigurumi Free Crochet Pattern
- Designed by Loops and Love Crochet
This cute little fellow is so adorable and sweet! In other words, it’s a very fun project, that’s going to make an amazing toy for the little ones. Moreover, this cutie is about 4 – 5 inches tall, that’s why it’s perfect for a lovey!
Photo is by Loops and Love Crochet / Ravelry.com
10. Baby Octopus Amigurumi Free Crochet Pattern
- Designed by Whistle and Ivy
I absolutely love this one! This octopus is so fluffy and cuddly, that your kiddo won’t stop playing with it. Moreover, it’s going to make a great lovey – just remember to replace the plastic eyes for embroidery, if you want to give it to a baby.
Photo is by Whistle and Ivy / Ravelry.com
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11. Liver Spot Lloyd the Amigurumi Octopus Pattern Free Crochet Pattern
- Designed by Trischa Morales
If you’re looking for a safe and sound toy for your children, this one is an absolute must have. Your kiddo can use it as a lovey, a toy, or even a fun, squishy pillow to rest at after a long day of playing! I’m sure that they will be best friends!
Photo is by ScottyLikesCake / Ravelry.com
12. The Friendly Mini Octopus Free Crochet Pattern
- Designed by The Friendly Red Fox
This sweet mini octopus is fast to make and requires very little yarn to use. That’s why it’s a perfect project for a lazy afternoon. All you need is a leftover yarn and a little bit of patience. Absolutely adorable, I love it!
Photo is by The Friendly Red Fox / Ravelry.com
13. Amigurumi Octopus
- Designed by Tatyana Korobkova
How adorable are these octopus? The are designed by Tatyana Korobkova and come in the most vibrant colors! What’s more, you can be pretty sure that they will make your kiddo so happy! So look for any leftover yarn and make these cuties! The finished size of each octopus is 10,5’’ / 27 cm / tall.
Photo is by Tatyana Korobkova / Ravelry.com
14. Octopus Comforter
- Designed by Donna Wilkins
These sweet octopus comforters by Donna Wilkins will be your kiddo best friends. However feel free to gift them to your adult friends as well! I mean, they are super cute, everybody will love them! They are also ideal for newborns, as long as you avoid any plastic elements.
Photo is by Donna Wilkins / Ravelry.com
Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.
15. Octopus Elli
- Designed by Denise Karg
This lovely octopus by Denise Karg is a very colorful and happy creature. As you can see on the photo below, Elli is made with a gorgeous, velvet, pink yarn, however feel free to change the colors to your liking. It’s not suitable for children under 3 years.
Photo is by Denise Karg / Ravelry.com
16. Sir Tentacles the Octopus
- Designed by Rhondda Mol (Oombawka Design)
This adorable little octopus in the pictures below is an adorable softie, that’s crocheted one piece from the top down. If you want 2 or more colors for tentacles you will need to rejoin with a new color of yarn. It’s very easy, so don’t worry! The finished size is 3.5 inches tall X 3.5 inches.
Photo is by 2021 Oombawka Design, Ltd. / Ravelry.com
17. Amigurumi Octopus
- Designed by Kaitlin Stocks
This sweet little fellow in the pictures below was made by Kaitlin Stocks and it’s going to be the best friend for your kiddos or grandkiddos! Or you can turn it into a lucky charm for your friends. What’s more, you can easily make it with just yarn scraps.
Photo is by Kaitlin Stocks / Ravelry.com
18. Octopus Amigurumi
- Designed by Ingrid Geerings
How adorable is this little crochet octopus in the pictures below? Her eyes are just mesmerizing! And how sweet is this little flounce, right? It’s a project by Ingrid Geerings and it can be a very soothing toy for little ones, just remember not to use plastic elements when giving it to a baby or toddler.
Photo is by Ingrid Geerings / Ravelry.com and Instagram.com
19. Blue the Dumbo Octopus
- Designed by Carolyne Brodie
This adorable Dumbo Octopus is soft and squishy due to the use of chunky yarn. Carolyne Brodie knows how to design attractive amigurumi creatures and you will certainly love this pattern. This whimsical octopus has big ears, just like Dumbo and the finished toy is 13 inches tall with recommended D hook.
Photo is by Carolyne Brodie / Ravelry.com
Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.
20. The Color Octopus
- Designed by Khuc cay
Have you seen more delightful creatures than these little octopi designed by Khuc cay? You can whip up each octopus in less than an hour so this is a perfect project on the go or as a quick gift. Let your imagination loose and embroider different facial features as well as use different color yarn for each character.
Photo is by Khuc cay / Ravelry.com
21. Olive the Octopus
- Designed by Cuddly Stitches Craft
This colorful octopus will make a fabulous gift for babies and toddlers. Big and squishy arms are great for little hands and bright colors will surely stimulate your child`s development. I would definitely recommend embroidering the eyes so that tiny fingers won`t pick on them.
Photo is by Cuddly Stitches Craft / Ravelry.com