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Fishie the Plastic Bag Keeper

Crochet
October 2012
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches in single crochet (US)
4.0 mm (G)
375 - 400 yards (343 - 366 m)
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What better way to store your plastic bags than inside this fancy fish?

Stuff your grocery bags into his tail and watch his belly grow … remove them through his mouth and watch him shrink back down again.

Length - 61 cm (24 in)
Circumference - 38 cm (15 in)

Notions:
4 mm crochet hook (US G)
Stitch Marker
Wool needle
2 x 25 mm (1 in) buttons, beige
2 x 12 mm (½ in) buttons, blue
Sewing needle and thread
30 cm (12 in) shirring elastic OR an elastic hair band

Note:
If you are interested in adding fins to your project, BoricuaCrochet has very kindly added her instructions to her pattern notes here on Ravelry. If you use Juanita’s notes - be sure and leave her a BIG thank you!