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Octo-Cozy Pattern

These little guys are "Dimples" and "Maddy" (Maddy is named after her new mommy, Madison Young, the film maker that I had the honor of meeting this week who said she liked Dimples so much I had to make her one of her own.)

Now these little critters are hollow and can cover anything, though I've been selling them at the store The Tool Shed, where I work, to cover naughty things like vibrators, dildoes, and/or butt-plugs, and make them look adorable and fun. A customer and fellow knitter asked if I would divulge the pattern and since most people that might have a use for one of these babies can't make it all the way to Milwaukee, WI to buy one of mine, I figured I would share the simple pattern with the world so they can have their own Octo-Cozy.

Yarn: Any yarn can be used for this project depending on how large you want the cozy to be. I used sock yarn for both of these examples, one was self-stripping sock yarn so I only used one colorway, and the …

New dyes!

Some new skeins I've dyed up! 
This rosey one is "Saffron." Inspired by the character of Saffron/Yolanda/Bridget/Mrs. Reynolds from "Firefly."
 "Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster" inspired by "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

"From Clay" inspired by Wonder Woman.

"The Shire" inspired by Lord of the Rings and the new Hobbit movie.