Yarn Octopus Doll

Yarn Octopus Doll - finished blue octopus with eyes and mouthCreate a fun, easy, cheap yarn doll in no time!


Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 1 Doll



  1. Wrap yarn into a large circle loop. The more yarn that is used in the loop will create thicker legs for the octopus. Also, the larger the loop, the larger the overall size of the doll.
  2. Yarn Octopus Doll - assembling
  3. Tie a string through the top of the loop and tie a knot. Also tie a string around the neck to create the head.
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  5. Cut the bottom of the yarn loop to free the strings.
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  7. Equally divide the strings until eight sections.
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  9. Braid each of the eight sections to create legs. Enjoy!
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  11. Optional: Add a face with googly eyes and a felt smile.

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Gold Post Medal for All Time! 555 Posts
August 10, 20150 found this helpful

Adorable but isn't this a CRAFT not a TIP?

Editor's Note: Thanks, Donna. It has been changed.

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August 12, 20150 found this helpful

So cute!

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September 13, 20200 found this helpful

I love it!! Great craft idea!! In Fall colors it could be made into a scarecrow!! Just love it!!

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