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Cephalohedron

Aug 25, 2011
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Cephalohedron
Erica Schlueter

Fun knitted toy that transforms from an octahedron into an octopus.

Finished Size Octopus: 13" tall from top of head to tip of arms; octahedron: 4" square laid flat, extends to about 5¾" tall.
Yarn Rowan Amy Butler Belle Organic DK (50% organic wool, 50% organic cotton; 131 yd [120 m]/50 g): #007 cinnamon (orange; MC) and #014 robin’s egg (blue; CC), 1 skein each.
Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.
Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
CORRECTION to Octahedron: Page 30
·         First half, Rnd 2 (same correction applies to Second half, Rnd 2).
Rnd 2: K21, [sl 2 tog, k1, p2sso, k20] 3 times, sl 2 tog, remove beg-of-rnd m, k1, p2sso, replace beg-of-rnd m--8 sts dec'd, st with removable m should be the center st of each double dec.

 


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