Squid & Octopus Finger Puppets

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Copyright to Judith Prindle 10/28/06

Size F hook
small amount of worsted weight yarn for bodyand either a baby weight yarn for eyes or split and usehalf of 4 ply and use that for eyes.

The body is worked in the round without joining. I hide the beginning end of the yarn as I crochet .

chain 2

Row 1; 6 single crochet in second chain from hook.

Row 2;*2 single crochet in next stitch, 1 single crochet in next stitch,repeat from * around.(9 single crochet)

Row 3 & 4; single crochet around. At this time make eyes between round 3 & 4.

Rows 5 & 6; single crochet.

For squid, cut and make fringe around the bottom, including the ending yarn of the body.

For octopus, *slip stitch in next single crochet, chain 6, slip stitch in second chain from hook and next 4 chains. Repeat around for 8 "arms".

There will be 1 extra stitch at the end, slip stitch into it and end off.

Hide yarn ends where needed.