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Put those outgrown tights to groovy use!
Create a hilarious under sea buddy out of your kiddo’s outgrown tights in less than an hour with my lightning quick tutorial...

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  • How to make an octopus plushie. The Stupendous Socktopus - Step 1
    Step 1

    Grab 4 funky pairs of outgrown munchkin tights & some bits to create a face

  • How to make an octopus plushie. The Stupendous Socktopus - Step 2
    Step 2

    select one pair for the “main body” & chop the legs off of the remaining tights

  • How to make an octopus plushie. The Stupendous Socktopus - Step 3
    Step 3

    cut 6 holes in an even-ish pattern around the body area

  • How to make an octopus plushie. The Stupendous Socktopus - Step 4
    Step 4

    decide which legs should go where

  • How to make an octopus plushie. The Stupendous Socktopus - Step 5
    Step 5

    flip the body-tights inside out & pop the legs into the holes right sides facing & raw edges lined up

  • How to make an octopus plushie. The Stupendous Socktopus - Step 6
    Step 6

    stitch them all together

  • How to make an octopus plushie. The Stupendous Socktopus - Step 7
    Step 7

    turn right side out

  • How to make an octopus plushie. The Stupendous Socktopus - Step 8
    Step 8

    add a face

  • How to make an octopus plushie. The Stupendous Socktopus - Step 9
    Step 9

    stuff

  • How to make an octopus plushie. The Stupendous Socktopus - Step 10
    Step 10

    stitch the top of the head closed & add a cute embellishment if desired

  • How to make an octopus plushie. The Stupendous Socktopus - Step 11
    Step 11

    present the snuggly huggly socktopus to its new owner & let the squeezing commence!

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