Flappy fish by Dawn Finney

Flappy fish

May 2010
DK (11 wpi) ?
US 3 - 3.25 mm
This pattern is available for $4.00 USD buy it now

The ButterflyLove flappy fish is a fantastic gift for small children and can be easily knitted in an evening.

The design uses different yarns to add textural interest so you can use up any oddments you have left over from other projects. If making it for a new baby, why not co-ordinate it with the baby’s room or any other hand knitted clothes and toys you plan to give.

The ButterflyLove flappy fish pdf knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions and handy hints along the way.

This pattern is suitable for a beginner.

You can also contact me at any point if you need technical advice - no matter how long ago you bought the pattern!

What you will need:

2 knitting needles (US3/3.25mm or size suggested for main yarn)
Yarn oddments (at least three colors)
1 scrap of dark wool for eyes
Acrylic toy stuffing (polyfil)
Plastic toy squeaker (optional)
1 tapestry needle for sewing up

Skills used:

Casting on and off
Increasing and decreasing

Stitches used:

Stocking stitch
Moss stitch

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This pattern is sold on the condition that it will be used for personal use only, e.g. making gifts for family and friends, not for commercial purposes.