Spotted by the Nautilus research ship last year, this particular Stubby (Bobtail) Squid looks like a lost toy with painted-on googly eyes! I've been wanting to create a colourway based on this little guy since I first saw the video clip so here it is!
It is superwash treated 4ply sock yarn that's dreamily soft and smooth with 75% merino wool for softness and warmth and 25% nylon for strength and durability. It is suitable for approximately 2-3mm needles. About 84 metres per 20g mini skein. The dye is UV reactive so it glows under blacklight and your Stubby Squid will look like it's lit up by a submersible's headlights.
This yarn is presented as a miniskein. If you would like it caked then this adds 24h to the dispatch time. The listing for my caking service is here: www.etsy.com/uk/listing/265557950
If you love a hand-dyed sock or shawl yarn then take a look in our shop as we have some lovely bright self striping, variegated, speckled and rainbow colourways: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MothyAndTheSquid
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