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Crochet a Tiny Fish

Dive into the world of crochet and create your very own adorable miniature fish! With just a few simple stitches and some colorful yarn, you can bring this tiny aquatic creature to life. Whether you display it as a charming decoration or gift it to a fellow crochet enthusiast, your tiny fish is a testament to your creativity and skill. So grab your crochet hook and get ready to embark on a whimsical underwater adventure!

Supplies Needed

For this free crochet fish pattern, will need the following crochet supplies:

  • 1 mm Crochet hook
  • Cotton yarn in two different colors.
  • Some white yarn
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Sewing needle
  • Beads for the eyes

Techniques Needed And Abbreviations

Overall, this free crochet fish pattern is an intermediate project as it needs many skills that very beginners may not know. Once you learn that, there is nothing difficult about crocheting this fish. Below are the abbreviations and their meanings:

  • Chain (ch)
  • Single crochet (sc)
  • Round ®
  • Slip Stitch (sl st)
  • Back Loops Only (BLO)
  • Half-double crochet (hdc)
  • Double Crochet (dc)
  • Increase (inc)
  • Decrease (dec)
  • Puff Stitches (puff st)
  • Stitch/es (st)s

How To Crochet Fish Pattern Waleed

In this section, you will find the complete Crochet Fish Pattern Waleed:

Skill Level: Beginner

Note: The pattern is written in the US instructions


Are you ready to learn how to crochet fish? Grab your hook and read the below crochet pattern:

Head and Body
Start at the head with color 1 R1 6 sc into the magic loop (6) R2 sc x6 (6)
R3 inc x 6 (12)
R4 (3 sc, inc) x3 (15)
R5 (4 sc, inc) x3 (18)
R6 (5 sc, inc) x3 (21)
R7 (6 sc, inc) x3 (24)
R8 scx24 (24)
R9 (3 sc, inc) x6 (30)
change the color
You must change the color after each stitch in rows 10, 12, 14. Make sure you
change the color before completing the previous
stitch. Don’t secure the top of the
puff stitch with a chain.
R 10 (puff st using color 2, 1 sc using color 1) x15 (30)
R 11 sc x30 using color 1(30)
R 12 is the same as R 10
R 13 is the same as R 11
R 14 is the same as R 10
Use color 1 for the rest of the body
R 15 (3 sc, dec) x6 (24) R16 (6 sc, dec) x3 (21) R17 (5 sc, dec) x3 (18) R 18 (4 sc, dec) x3 (15) R 19 (3 sc, dec) x3 (12) R 20 sc x12 (12)
Stuff the fish, fasten off and sew the body.

Start at the body at the point marked with the red circle.
R1 chain 16
R2 15 sc, sl st into the same stitch where you started crocheting the tail
Crochet all the other rows using back loops only, making each row one sc shorter. You can make 2-4 rows in each sc of the body depending on how wide you want the tail to be. R3 14 sc BLO
R4 13 sc BLO
R5 14 sc BLO, etc.
Make the fins using hdc or dc
Eyes (the white part)
5 sc into the magic loop, sl st

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