20 Cute Crochet Octopus Patterns

Get creative with these cute and colorful crochet octopus patterns. From crochet octopus amigurumi to fun scarves and more, you’ll find a variety of unique patterns to choose from.

These amigurumi creations won’t fail to bring smiles. Perfect for gifts, especially for ocean lovers, they’re easy to make and offer plenty of room to exercise your creativity.

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1. Frida Octopus

crochet frida octopus

Fans of Frida will love this crochet Frida octopus. This free pattern is so fun to make, and you end up with a creative amigurumi that makes a great gift. Get the pattern for the Frida Octopus.

2. Octopi the Little Octopus

octopi the little octopus

This detailed and helpful pattern will show you how to make a cute octopus. This amigurumi is made with cotton fingering yarn, so keep that in mind if you don’t like working with thinner yarn. Get the pattern for Octopi the Little Octopus.

3. Lovely Giant Octopus

giant crochet octopus

If you want to make a cool giant octopus, this is the perfect pattern. Kids and adults will love cuddling up with this soft and cozy crochet sea creature. Get the pattern for the Lovely Giant Octopus.

4. Reversible Octopus

Reversible Octopus

This cute little creature can be made with various colors and stitches. The reversible aspect of the octopus allows you to change its expression and color by flipping it inside out, making it a fun toy for kids. Get the pattern for the Reversible Octopus.

5. Octopus Baby Plush Toy

Octopus Baby Plush Toy

This cuddly creature is perfect for snuggling and playtime, and its eight curly tentacles add some extra sensory fun. If you decide to make this for a small child, I would leave off the safety eyes and embroider on the eyes instead. Get the pattern for the Octopus Baby Plush Toy.

6. Cute Octopus

Cute Octopus

Bright, bubbly, and adorable is the best way to describe this delightful little octopus crochet pattern. Get the pattern for the Cute Octopus.

7. Giant Plush Octopus

Giant Plush Octopus

Make your own adorable amigurumi plush octopus with this easy-to-follow crochet pattern. In just a few hours, you’ll have a charming octopus to cherish for years to come. Get the pattern for the Giant Plush Octopus.

8. Cthulhu Octopus Hat

Cthulhu Octopus Hat

The Cthulhu Octopus hat is not just your average piece of headwear. It’s designed to cover your entire face, making it a cool and fun crochet wearable. Get the pattern for the Cthulhu Octopus Hat.

9. Octopus Squish

Octopus Squish

The cuddliest companion you won’t be able to resist! Crafted with Bernat Blanket yarn, it’s incredibly soft and surprisingly fast to make. Get the pattern for the Octopus Squish.

10. Squishy Baby Octopus

Squishy Baby Octopus

Create an army of baby octopi with this easy pattern. You’ll love how easy these are to make; it’s the perfect pattern for beginners. Get the pattern for the Squishy Baby Octopus.

11. Amigurumi Octopus

Amigurumi Octopus

Make this adorable octopus toy in just one piece, adding the ruffle later. This pattern ensures the tentacles are securely crocheted to the body, making it safe for babies. Get the pattern for the Amigurumi Octopus.

12. Octopus Hat

Octopus Hat

This fabulous pattern is not only a great way to keep your head warm, but it also provides a quirky style statement. You’ll receive plenty of compliments when you wear this hat. Get the pattern for the Octopus Hat.

13. Ingrid the Octopus

Ingrid the octopus

I love this Ingrid the octopus amigurumi. She’s so creative and cute. If you’re looking for a fun project, give this one a try. Get the pattern for Ingrid the Octopus.

14. Octopus Cupcake Amigurumi

cupcake octopus

These octopus cupcake amigurumis are so cute. Make one or many and give them as gifts to friends and family. Get the pattern for the Octopus Cupcake Amigurumi.

15. C2C Octopus

c2c octopus

If you want to get into corner-to-corner (C2C) crochet, start with this free C2C crochet octopus pattern. Get the pattern for the C2C Octopus.

16. Reversible Mood Octopus

reversible octopus

Use this free pattern to make a reversible mood octopus. You can use your choice of yarn for this pattern. Enjoy choosing your yarn colors for this fun project. Get the pattern for the Reversible Mood Octopus.

17. Mini Amigurumi Octopus

Mini Amigurumi Octopus

Here’s another pattern that I’ve made myself and absolutely love. These mini amigurumi octopuses are fun to make in different colors and button styles. Get the pattern for the Mini Amigurumi Octopus.

18. Cutest Crochet Octopus

cute crochet octopus

These cute crochet octopi are the perfect amigurumi project for beginners. Make more than one using different color options. Get the pattern for the Cutest Crochet Octopus.

19. Octopus Scarf with Tentacles


I think that this octopus scarf with tentacles is so cool. Enjoy playing around with a different color palette for your own scarf. I should note that this pattern is listed as “not for beginners.” Get the pattern for the Octopus Scarf with Tentacles.

20. Apollo the Octopus


Isn’t this octopus amigurumi just stunning? This is a premium pattern, but well worth the money if you’re fascinated by this giant octopus. Get the pattern for Apollo the Octopus.

I hope you’ve found this post to be fun, helpful, and inspiring. It’s so cool to see so many different patterns for crochet octopuses. For more crochet amigurumi patterns, check out some of the posts below.

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I'm Tiffany, author of the 30-Day Drawing Challenge Workbook. I'm a crafting expert and writer with over 12 years of experience. I love sharing my passion for crafting, which includes crocheting, drawing, painting, and nail art.