- scrap yarn (I used 3 colors of worsted weight yarn, you can use one or several, it's up to you)
- a book that's at least 10" tall on one side (I used a composition notebook)
- google eyes
- tacky glue
- clothespins (optional)
Wrap the yarn around the notebook several times. You want to get a nice thick amount of yarn on both sides since the thickness will form the octopus' head.