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Fishie the Plastic Bag Keeper

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)

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

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!