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Realistic Squid

from Ruby Submarine
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Realistic Squid
Realistic Squid
Realistic Squid
Realistic Squid
Realistic Squid
Realistic Squid

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • single crochet
  • invisible decrease
  • minimal sewing

Pattern Description:

Semi-realistic crochet cephalopod friend with eight arms and two longer tentacles, head fins and a mantle just like real squid.

The mantle and arms/tentacles are all one piece so there is minimal sewing! Fun and satisfying to make, especially in lofty fluffy yarns.


not critical, just make sure to use a smaller hook than the yarn calls for when making the head!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 9" give or take


  • approx. 80 yards worsted weight yarn
  • polyfill
  • size F hook
  • size J hook
  • safety eyes (optional)

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • stitch markers

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