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I dream of someday becoming a mad scientist. ...or a llama farmer. ...or a mad llama scientist. For now, I craft and write patterns.


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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Squid

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Working in rounds
  • The following crochet stitches: ch, sl st, sc, hdc, dc
  • Magic ring (instructions for this are included with the pattern, also known as adjustable ring)
  • Basic sewing skills (whip stitch)


5 sc x 5 rows = 1" x 1"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished squid is about 8 inches from the top to the end of the tentacles, and about 2.5 inches wide.


  • Green: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Lime (Less than 1 skein)
  • Blue: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Lake (Less than 1 skein)
  • Pink: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Azalea (Less than 1 skein)

You Will Also Need:

  • US Size E crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle (for weaving in yarn ends)
  • Scissors
  • 2 brown safety eyes, 12mm (or desired eyes)

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Cotton-Ease

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