A knitted Octopus with a Satin Ribbon Bow Tie

A knitted Octopus with a Satin Ribbon Bow Tie

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Make an octopus from knitted tube and decorate it with wooden buttons for eyes and a satin ribbon bow tie. The knitted tube is knitted on a knitting mill.
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Guide step 1
Step 1.
Knit approx. 12 meters of knitted tube on a knitting mill, equivalent to approx. One ball of wool.
Guide step 2
Step 2.
Shape a ball from approx. 25 g polyester stuffing for the octopus's head.
Guide step 3
Step 3.
Wrap wool around the ball of polyester stuffing until the white polyester stuffing is completely covered. You will need approx. 25 g of wool for an 8 cm diameter ball.
Guide step 4
Step 4.
Secure the end with a yarn needle.
Guide step 5
Step 5.
Cut the knitted tube into 15 pieces each measuring approx. 80 cm. Arrange them in a row and sew the pieces of knitted tube together in the same row of stitches ensuring a uniform finish. Start from the middle.
Guide step 6
Step 6.
Sew a 15 cm section together in the middle. Secure and trim.
Guide step 7
Step 7.
Arrange the knitted tube section around the ball and secure with a piece of wool.
Guide step 8
Step 8.
Sew the knitted tube section together in the sides, covering the ball completely.
Guide step 9
Step 9.
Trim the octopus' arms to the same length. Pick up the four stitches at the ends of all of the pieces of knitted tube using a yarn needle. Secure the ends.
Guide step 10
Step 10.
Plait the octopus's arms.
Guide step 11
Step 11.
Sew the three ends together with a yarn needle so the plait doesn't unravel.
Guide step 12
Step 12.
Sew on wooden buttons for the eyes.
Guide step 13
Step 13.
Tie satin ribbon around the octopus's neck.

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