Knit Your Own: Sea Creatures

Mina the Vampire Squid

- Inspired by the main female character from Dracula 
- This squid's scientific name literally translates to 'vampire squid from hell'
- Knitted using straight needles, although circular needles are used to hold the stitches, there's no working in the round
- Easy - Intermediate knit, she looks more complicated than she is

A copy of Bugs and Beasts, which includes this pattern (optional)
1 x 100g of Stylecraft Life Chunky in Red, 75% acrylic, 25% wool
1 x 100g of Stylecraft Life Chunky in Grey, 75% acrylic, 25% wool
1 x 25g of Scheepjes Catona, 100% cotton
6mm (US 8) knitting needles (optional)
6mm (US 8) circular knitting needles (optional) 
60g toy stuffing
2 x 24mm black toy eyes and washers
Sincerely Louise project bag

FINISHED SIZE: 30cm x 25cm x 13cm (12in x 10in x 5in)

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate, aimed at knitters who know the basics 

STITCHES USES: Knit, purl, increasing, decreasing and sewing up using mattress stitch.