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#1 champygirl

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Posted 18 January 2011 - 11:07 AM

Please send me a pm if you find any errors.

Happy Crocheting. :hook
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Lil Fishy
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Copyright to champygirl January 18, 2011


Materials:


Worsted Weight Yarn
Size E hook (3.50mm)
Stitch Marker
2 Poney Beads (for eyes)
Poly-fil
Yarn needle (to weave in ends)


Finish Size: 3 1/2" Long x 2"h x about 1"w inches

Different Stitches:

Beaded Sc- Insert hook in specified st, yarn over, pull up a loop, take hook out of loop, slide bead onto loop, insert hook back into dropped loop, yarn over and pull thru both loops on hook.

Sc Decrease next 2 sts together- Insert hook in next st, yarn over, pull up a loop, insert hook in next st, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over and pull thru all 3 loops on hook.

Extended Double Crochet (EDC)- Yarn over, insert hook in specified st, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, draw thru 1 loop, yarn over, pull thru 2 loops, yarn over, pull thru 2 loops.

Treble Crochet (TC)- Yarn over 2 times, insert hook in specified st, yarn over, pull up a loop, [yarn over, pull thru 2 loops] Do this 3 times.

Notes:

Fish is crocheted in a continuous spiral, do not join unless noted to.

Mark first st of each Rnd with stitch marker, moving stitch marker up as you go along.

Directions:

Rnd 1: Ch2 leaving a tail, 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook crocheting over tail.
(6sc)

Pull tail taut to close hole from starting.

Rnd 2: [2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st] Do this 3 times.
(9sc)

Rnd 3: [1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st] Do this 3 times.
(12sc)

Rnd 4: 2 sc in next st, Beaded sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st, Beaded sc in next st, 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts.
(15sc)

Rnd 5: 1 sc in each of the next 6 sts, ch5, sl st in 2nd chain from hook, 1 sc in next chain, 1 hdc in next chain, 1 sc in next chain, sl st in same chain (top fin made), 1 sc in each of the next 9 sts.
(15sc + top fin)

Rnd 6: 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, skip top fin making sure fin is on the outside of fish, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts.
(18sc)

Rnd 7: 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, ch3, 1 sc in 2nd chain from hook, sl st in next chain (first flipper made), 1 sc in each of the next 12 sts, ch3, 1 sc in 2nd chain from hook, sl st in next chain (second flipper made), 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts.
(18sc)


Rnd 8: 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, skip flipper making sure flipper is on the outside of the fish, 1 sc in each of the next 12 sts, skip flipper making sure flipper is on the outside of the fish, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts.
(18sc)

Rnd 9: 1 sc in each of the next 18 sts.
(18sc)

Rnd 10: [1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, sc decrease next 2 sts together] Do this 2 times, 1 sc in next st also going thru end of top fin* (this will make sure the top fin stays down and put), 1 sc in next st, sc decrease next 2 sts together, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, [sc decrease next 2 sts together] Do this 2 times.
(13sc)

*By inserting hook into top end of fin before inserting hook into next st, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull thru both loops on hook.

Rnd 11: {[sc decrease next 2 sts together] Do this 2 times, 1 sc in next st} Do this 2 times, sc decrease next 2 sts together, 1 sc in next st.
(8sc)

Stuff fish but do not over stuff!!! Fish should be some what squishy and not firm.

Tail Fin:

Row 1: Ch1, fold Rnd 10 flat (your going to close the fish shut by working thru the 2 thicknesses), [1 sc in next st also going thru coordinating st behind it] Do this 4 times, ch1 and turn.
(4sc)

Row 2: [sc decrease next 2 sts together] Do this 2 times and turn.
(2sc)

Row 3: Ch3, (1 EDC, 1 TC, 1 EDC) all in first st, ch3, insert hook in same st, yarn over, pull up a loop, insert hook in next st, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull thru all 3 loops on hook, ch3, (1 EDC, 1 TC, 1 EDC) all in same st, ch3, sl st in same st.

Finish off and weave in ends.


 

Enjoy!!!!!!!!
Copyright to Amelia Beebe AKA champygirl January 18, 2011 . Do not claim this pattern as your own and do not sell the pattern. Do not copy and paste pattern to another website, please use a link. You can do whatever you want with the finish item you make. You can sell the finish item, or make it for charity, or make it as a gift. Whatever floats your boat. If you do sell the item online, do not use my photo, make your own and take a picture of that.

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Edited by champygirl, 02 August 2014 - 05:14 PM.
adding finish size.




#2 Peggy85225

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Posted 18 January 2011 - 01:15 PM

Too cute. Thank you for sharing.


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#3 Ashton_V

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Posted 18 January 2011 - 08:34 PM

Oh they're so cute, I want to try making one ^_^

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Posted 19 January 2011 - 09:12 AM

These little fishies are the cutest! Thank you so very much for sharing this pattern!
I was wondering,what is the size of a completed fish? I would love to make these for my sister's grandbabies.

#5 LauraE

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Posted 19 January 2011 - 09:18 AM

They are lovely! Would look good hanging in a bathroom or above babies cot with some seaweed etc.

#6 champygirl

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Posted 19 January 2011 - 01:49 PM

The size of the completed fish is 3 1/2" Long x 2"h x about 1"w inches.

Thank you everyone. :manyheart

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Posted 19 January 2011 - 01:59 PM

These are darling! I have been looking for the perfect fish for my son who has been bugging me for a while now for a fish! Thanks so much for posting the pattern!

Brittany- Mommy Of 2, Wife to a Hero




#8 Monique39

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Posted 19 January 2011 - 02:58 PM

They are all so cute!

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Posted 20 January 2011 - 06:44 AM

Ooooh! The size is perfect! Thank you!

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Posted 20 January 2011 - 03:24 PM

Those are really cute! They would look gorgeous on a baby's crib mobile!