Crochet fish applique free pattern

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free crochet pattern fish applique by jennyandteddy
free crochet pattern fish applique

Fishy Fishy in the water One Two or Three.
Come and swim on my hat and you will be so happy.
Crochet a whole school of fish it’s so easy.
Line them all up in a row.
And you will be supprised how quick they grow.

fish applique free patterns

Hi all you crafty friends. Do you need a little highlight for your crochet project?
Try this tiny little fish crochet applique.
Easier than fish and chips. You can whip them up in 10 minutes.

Let’s make them!


1. Any kind of yarn you have avaiable in hand

2. Crochet hook size 3.5 mm or any that avaiable for you

Skill and abbreviations:

You will need to know how to make:

Chain (ch)

Slip stitch  (sl st)

Single crochet (sc)

Half double crochet (hdc)

Double crochet (dc)

My beginner tutorial check it out here

How to start magic ring or adjustable ring

Here I make video tutorial for fish applique please check them out.

Start with chain 7

Round1. sc in next stitch from hook,  hdc next stitch, dc next stitch, 2dc in next stitch,

dc next stitch, sc in last stitch then turn to other side. (7 sts)

Round2.  sc in next stitch,  hdc next stitch, 2dc next stitch, dc in next stitch,

hdc next stitch,  sl st finished off. (6 sts)

Fish tail

Chain 3, turn, hdc in next stitch from hook, hdc nect stitch, sl st to finish off first tail.

Second tail, chain 3 and repeat as the same as first tail.

All done enjoy!

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  1. meredith says

    omg!! this is awsome! my 5 month old daughter has a about 4 outfits that have fish on them, so these will be sewed onto headbands to match! super cute!

  2. Hi Meredith,
    I so glad to haer that you love it.

  3. Jacintha says

    This is so cute! Thank you for the pattern, and it was truely easy:)

  4. Thanks Jacintha, I am glad you like it.

  5. Thanks for this! I used it to make a garland for my classroom door. Come see it if you like, it will post 8/8/12.

  6. love to see your creation.

  7. Bedankt voor het delen van het patroontje. Ik heb een link geplaatst op mijn blog naar dit patroon.
    Vriendelijke groeten, Jacqueline

  8. Thanks for sharing my patterns Jacqueline.

  9. thanks Jane,it’s lovely pattern.

  10. thanks Fariba for stopping by.


    i have made youre little fish – together with a shark of my own ☺
    thnxxx al lot

    here :

    greetz Jenneke

  12. Hi Jenneke,
    i love the shark you made and little fish they are so cute!

  13. Ruth DeGroff says

    I saw a chick for Easter but now can’t find it. Made like the whale.

  14. My granddaughter is going to love these! So easy yet I never thought of it. You are very creative, thanks so much

  15. Thank you, just check out my youtube fish tutorial if you want a step by step tutorial.

  16. Thanks for your sea creatures I am making a wave throw my grandaughter and they will look great

  17. I am glad you like it Pauline.

  18. Thank you for these patterns…so cute! I think they would look cute on the brim of a hat or the neckline of a t-shirt. Can’t wait to get started.

  19. Hi Kerry,I am glad you love this fish applique and thanks for your sweet comment. I do this for the love of Crochet and the joy it brings us all.

  20. I absolutely love your website.. Excellent colors & theme. Did you build
    this web site yourself? Please reply back as I’m wanting to create my own personal blog and would love to find out where you got this from or exactly what the theme is named. Thanks!
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  21. thanks, I am using genesis theme.

  22. pattern should some errors…
    round 1: should be sc in 2nd ch from hook,
    tail: ch3, turn (turn not needed) should be hdc in 2nd ch from hook

  23. Tineke van IJperen says

    Thank you for the pattern, I used it for a fishing game for my two grandsons

  24. thank for stopping by Tineke.

  25. beautiful DIY , your pattern is original

  26. Thank you for this cute pattern. Putting little fish on a baby boy’s blanket:)

  27. Thanks Martha for making them.

  28. So cute!!! I’ve really got to learn how to crochet…I see all these adorable projects and can’t make them yet! Thanks for linking up at Snickerdoodle Sunday- hope you’ll come back and party with us again!

    Sarah (Sadie Seasongoods)

  29. thank you Sarah.

  30. I love this! I’m a newbie crocheter. Cannot wait to try it 🙂

  31. thanks Andrea.

  32. Thanks, great tutorial. Diane @ Mrs U Makes, stopping by from the Pin Me linky party.

  33. These are super cute! And thank you for sharing the pattern and clear picture instructions. Your post will be featured in tonight’s What’d You Do This Weekend. Pinned! 🙂

  34. Thank you Ashley!

  35. so cute!!!Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop. . xo

  36. Thanks, love to see your creation.

  37. Thanks for the cute fish pattern

  38. Are the suggested changes needed, your pattern is wrong?

  39. Hi Myrna I use 3.5 mm crochet hook.

  40. Lovely
    Thank you so much!!!

  41. So cute and easy!! thanks

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