Crochet Pattern: Something’s Fishy Applique

By Candace – 2 Comments
Here’s a fish pattern that can be used as a dimensional applique for your summer or aquatic themed projects or hung from a mobile.

For those who want to try projects that require assembly, this works as a starter project to practice your sewing on.

Skill Level:

Finished Size: 5.5″ (14 cm) long

Materials:
Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 15 yards)
Crochet Hook H (5.0 mm)
Scrap yarn or embroidery thread
Yarn or embroidery needle

Gauge:
5 hdc = 1″ (2.5 cm)
4 rows = 1″ (2.5 cm)

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Crochet Pattern: Something’s Fishy Applique
Row 1: Ch 3, hdc in third ch from hook, turn: 1 hdc
Row 2: Ch 2, 3 hdc in hdc, turn: 3 hdc
Row 3: Ch 2, 2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc, turn: 5 hdc
Row 4: Ch 2, 2 hdc in next hdc, (hdc in next hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc) across, turn: 8 hdc
Rows 5-7: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc across, turn: 8 hdc
Row 8: Ch 2, hdc in next 2 hdc, hdc2tog 2 times, hdc in next 2 hdc: 6 hdc
Rows 9-10: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc across: 6 hdc
Row 11: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in next 2 hdc, hdc2tog: 4 hdc
Row 12: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc across: 4 hdc
Row 13: Ch 2, hdc in next hdc, hdc2tog, hdc in next hdc: 3 hdc
Row 14: Ch 3, 2 dc in next hdc, sl st in next hdc, 2 dc in next hdc: 5 sts
Row 15: Ch 3, 2 dc in next 2 dc, sl st in sl st, 2dc in next 2 dc: 9 sts
Finish off.

Fin (Make 1 for applique or 2 for display):
Row 1: Ch 7, hdc in third ch from hook and each ch across: 5 hdc
Row 2: Ch 2, hdc in first 3 hdc, hdc2tog: 4 hdc
Row 3: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in next 2 hdc: 3 hdc
Row 4: Ch 2, hdc3tog: 1 hdc
Finish off. Sew on fin and embroider face.

Need help while crocheting? Feel free to leave a comment below and I’ll help you out!

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2 Comments

  1. Estela Mendoza says:

    The pattern seems to be missing Row 4 on the Fin. Is this meaning that I need to repeat Row 3 or maybe a miss print where 5 should be 4. Thank you, Estela

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