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How to Make a Yarn Octopus Doll

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Yarn Octopus Doll - finished blue octopus with eyes and mouth
These retro yarn dolls are fun for you and your kids to make. This is a guide about how to make a yarn octopus doll.
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By 7 found this helpful
August 3, 2015

Create a fun, easy, cheap yarn doll in no time!

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 1 Doll

Supplies:

  • 1 yarn spool
  • scissors
  • Optional: google eyes and felt scraps
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Steps:

  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. Tie a string through the top of the loop and tie a knot. Also tie a string around the neck to create the head.
  3. Cut the bottom of the yarn loop to free the strings.
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  5. Equally divide the strings until eight sections.
  6. Braid each of the eight sections to create legs. Enjoy!
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  8. Optional: Add a face with googly eyes and a felt smile.
Comment Was this helpful? 7
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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